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  • Forensic disaster investigations get underway

    One of the first countries to test a new approach to analysing natural disasters reported its initial findings at a major conference on disaster risk reduction in China last week (31 October–2 November). Japan used the Forensic Investigations of Disaster (FORIN) methodology, developed by the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • International Forensic LIMS Projects Showcased at IAFS 2005

    Hong Kong August 22, 2005. The upcoming 17th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) August 2005, in Hong Kong, will highlight STARLIMS involvement in international forensics. STARLIMS is co-sponsoring the event and will be showcasing two case studies: a DNA database laboratory and a comprehensive forensic operation covering multiple-labs. STARLIMS assists a ...


    By STARLIMS Corporation

  • ASTM E2713 - 11 standard guide to forensic engineering

    This guide is intended as a foundation for other E58 Committee standards that are focused on specific technical disciplines, for example Guide E2493. The emphasis of this guide is on the practice of forensic engineering in the United States, though elements of practice in other countries may be similar. Commercial use of the terms ...


    By ASTM International

  • Countries work with the IAEA to reinforce nuclear forensic capabilities

    More atomic sleuths – scientists with expertise in what´s known as nuclear forensics – are needed to reinforce the world´s nuclear security, IAEA officials and scientists report. Making progress represents a key international challenge, emphasized Anita Nilsson, head of the IAEA Office of Nuclear Security, in sessions at the 2008 conference of the American Association for the Advancement of ...

  • Submit your abstract on Environmental Forensics applied to Waste Management and contaminated sites

    In the last years, the increasing attention to the environment themes with a specific attention to the pollution, to the legal responsibilities of it and to the effects on the human health has created the condition for the development of a new discipline: the “Environmental Forensics”. The environmental investigation is a very peculiar frontier among the forensic ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • Agilent Technologies Hosts Forensics e-Seminar Series: `Definitive Drug Detection`

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the program lineup for its 2014 forensic e-seminar series titled "Definitive Drug Detection," presented by RTI International, the Center of Excellence for the U.S. National Institute of Justice. A series of five seminars will feature industry ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • A&M System members team up to improve forensics training in Texas

    STEPHENVILLE - An agreement signed by officials with the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) and Tarleton State University will improve the training of forensic technicians and investigators in Texas, while providing an opportunity for some to earn a bachelor's degree in criminal justice administration. TEEX Director Gary Sera and Tarleton State University President F. Dominic Dottavio ...


  • Unmixing Analysis: A Powerful Forensics Tool for Source Identification and Allocation

    Integral scientists have developed software to apply a powerful but rarely used numerical technique to environmental investigations, in ways that provide a robust quantification of potential contributions of chemical sources at contaminated sites. Known as unmixing analysis, this mathematical technique has produced effective results by providing strong lines of evidence for estimating the ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Waters’ Centers of Innovation Program Recognizes Forensic Chemistry Laboratory at the University of Copenhagen

    At a ceremony at the University of Copenhagen, Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) officially welcomed the University’s Forensic Chemistry Laboratory within the Department of Forensic Medicine into the ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • `CSI-style forensics` will help prevent bathing water pollution

    The Environment Agency has developed a cutting edge DNA technique to prevent the pollution of bathing water. The ‘CSI Seaside’ project is believed to be the first of its kind anywhere in the world. The most common causes of bathing water pollution are agricultural manure, animal faeces or human sewage. The Environment Agency’s new technology will help pinpoint the source of faecal and sewage ...

  • Aquifer tests, environmental forensics, and groundwater modeling subjects of June NGWA short courses

    Ground water industry professionals have the opportunity to increase their knowledge with three National Ground Water Association short courses taking place this June.'Analysis and Design of Aquifer Tests Including Slug Tests and Fracture Flow,' taking place June 8-10 in Dublin, Ohio, presents the theory of various methods for aquifer testing and analysis in a variety of settings, as well as ...

  • GC China Turbine Announces Non-Reliance on Previously Issued Audit Reports; Internal Investigation

    GC China Turbine Corp. ("GC China" or the "Company") (OTCBB: GCHT) today announced that it received a letter from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd. ("Deloitte"), the Company's former independent accounting firm, noting that Deloitte's previously issued audit report dated April 15, 2010 in respect of the Company's financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2008 and 2009, audit report ...


  • eQMS::LIMS and eQMS::DNA to be Used by Serbian Police CSI Team

    Serbian Police to use Pardus' eQMS::LIMS and eQMS::DNA in forensic lab. Pardus' products will keep track of all crime scene traces and will follow up all analytical procedures. According to international DNA experts Serbian DNA Forensic laboratory is among the top four in Europe Pardus' eQMS::LIMS and eQMS::DNA were implemented in the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia, National ...


    By Pardus d.o.o.

  • Polluted Sites and Soils : From Diagnostic to Restoration

    The 6th edition of Intersol will take place in Paris, on March 2007, under the aegis of the ECE-UN and of the French Ministry of Industry. As regards to the policy for the management of a polluted site, the current concern is to reduce and even eliminate the impact of pollution on people, water resources, the ecosystems and properties.Pollution control is therefore a question of industrial ...


    By Intersol

  • ASTM E2548 - 11e1 standard guide for sampling seized drugs for qualitative and quantitative analysis

    This guide provides information for the sampling of seized-drug submissions. The principal purpose of sampling in the context of this guide is to answer relevant questions about a population by examination of a portion of the population. For example: What is the net weight of the population? What portion of the units of a population can be said to contain a given drug ...


    By ASTM International

  • Landfill waste found in containers returned from Brazil

    Unsuitable waste mixed with plastic has been found in some of the waste containers that were recently repatriated from Brazil. After forensic examination, environmental crime investigators from the Environment Agency have so far found nappies, wellington boots, torn and dirty textiles, cat food pouches and rotting cardboard in the containers. This has all been collected as evidence in the case. ...

  • Customer uses Sitelab to test LNAPL to map plume of subsurface oil

    Are you managing petroleum sites with subsurface plumes of non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPL) at an oil refinery, fuel storage site, military base or Brownfield site? If so, use Sitelab's oil forensics field screening application for testing NAPLs for their diesel range and gasoline range content. This case study illustrates a one-day site investigation on a 30-acre tank farm site where 40 ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • The New Dual Frequency Utility Detector (GPR)

    Geomorph Instruments announces the availability of the new Dual Frequency by GSSI for the markets of Greece, Cyprus and the Balkans. The DF is a premium GPR unit for utility locating. It incorporates our innovative digital dual-frequency antenna (300 and 800 MHz) and an easy-to-use touchscreen interface to view shallow and deep targets simultaneously in a single scan. With an operation life of up ...


    By Geomorph Instruments

  • Gasmet highlights novel applications for FTIR gas analysis at Achema 2015

    The Gasmet stand at ACHEMA, C53 in hall 11.1, will focus on the wide variety of applications for which FTIR gas analysis is now being applied, and will feature an innovative technology for the characterisation of paints and coatings. Traditional applications for FTIR include stack gas and process monitoring, in addition to occupational safety and environmental investigations. However, the Gasmet ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • New portable FTIR Gas Analyser detects almost any gas

    Instrumentation specialist Quantitech has launched a new version of the Gasmet portable multiparameter FTIR gas analyser which has brought laboratory grade gas analysis into the field. The new instrument, the DX4040, is lighter, easier to use and more flexible than its predecessor. However, Quantitech's Dr Andrew Hobson says: "The most important development lies in the ability of the device to ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

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