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The Forensics of Fire and Fauna

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Date Issued:
2017-04-17
Abstract/Description:
Sheridan Austad, a student of forensic anthropology, explores the effects of fire on the condition of skeletal remains, specifically the type of cracking or fracturing exhibited or any changes in color or flexibility. After discussing the potential applications in both archaeology and anthropology, she outlines the existing literature on the topic and then describes her experiment testing dried or green pig and chicken bones in different temperatures.
Title: The Forensics of Fire and Fauna.
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Name(s): Sheridan Austad, Presenter
Dr. Gordon Rakita, UNF, Faculty Mentor
FSCJ, college
Type of Resource: moving image
Genre: Presentation
Issuance: single unit
Date Created: 2017-04-17
Date Issued: 2017-04-17
Publisher: Florida State College at Jacksonville
Place of Publication: Jacksonville, FL
Physical Form: moving image
Extent: 17 minutes
Language(s): English
eng
Abstract/Description: Sheridan Austad, a student of forensic anthropology, explores the effects of fire on the condition of skeletal remains, specifically the type of cracking or fracturing exhibited or any changes in color or flexibility. After discussing the potential applications in both archaeology and anthropology, she outlines the existing literature on the topic and then describes her experiment testing dried or green pig and chicken bones in different temperatures.
Identifier: 20170414_SRC_15_Austad_Fire_Forensics (IID), fscj:64539 (fedora)
Note(s): Sheridan Austad, a student of forensic anthropology, explores the effects of fire on the condition of skeletal remains, specifically the type of cracking or fracturing exhibited or any changes in color or flexibility. After discussing the potential applications in both archaeology and anthropology, she outlines the existing literature on the topic and then describes her experiment testing dried or green pig and chicken bones in different temperatures.
Subject(s): Forensic anthropology.
Human remains (Archaeology).
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fscj/fd/20170414_SRC_15_Austad_Fire_Forensics
Use and Reproduction: free to use
Host Institution: FSCJ