About this workshop
The full mock grave excavation will cover special topics including:
- Remote sensing techniques such as aerial photography and drone / FLIR footage
- Hands on experience with scent dogs, GPR, GPS, and Faro 3D mapping
- Forensic archaeological methods
- Scene photography
- Proper evidence collection.
Additionally, you will learn about analysis in a laboratory. Laboratory analysis of skeletal material (in the form of the complete human skeleton) will include the inventory, measurement, and estimation of age, sex, ancestry, stature, pathology, individuating features.
Credits Available: ABMDI (40 credit hours), POST / LESB and Department of Safety and Professional Services credits pending.
Disclaimer: As this course is organized independently, the views and opinions of the presenters are also independent and do not represent those of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators
This workshop caters to all levels of experience including medico-legal death investigators, and law enforcement seeking continuing education credits.
Timeline: June 6-11 | 8 AM-5 PM
Location: UW-Parkside campus and grounds, Room TBD
Investment: $749 (10% price increase after May 23)
Credits Available: ABMDI (40 credit hours), POST / LESB and Department of Safety and Professional Services credits pending
JUNE 6-11 | 8 AM-5 PM
Morning | Intros / rules, lecture, case intro, drone search, scent dogs
Afternoon | Finding the region of interest (line search, flagging, clearing the land)
Morning | Geophys, mapping, etc
Afternoon | Establishing the grave, gridding
Morning | Begin excavation / evidence collection
Afternoon | Continue excavation / evidence collection
Morning | Continue excavation / evidence collection
Afternoon | Close site
Morning | Lab analysis (including anthropology lecture)
Afternoon | Lab analysis
Morning | Surface remains
Afternoon | Lab analysis / close of class
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