The 2nd International Workshop on Criminal and Environmental Soil Forensics (SFI2007)

Venue: James Watt Conference Centre 1

Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Sep 30, 2007 End Date/Time: Nov 01, 2007
Registration Date: Oct 01, 2007
Early Registration Date: Jul 31, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 20, 2007
Paper Submission Date: Aug 31, 2007
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Themes: Environmental Soil Forensics, Criminal Soil Forensics, Geoforensics, Geographic Information Systems and Communications, Analytical Diagnostics, Application to case work, Palynology.

Aim: This conference will explore novel approaches in soil forensics. It will provide an international focus for discussion of research and development in forensic soil science for the benefit of both environmental protection and criminal investigation. This is relevant to the high priority areas of environmental health and international terrorism.

Audience: The conference will bring together key international researchers, police, forensic services and consultants.


Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
United Kingdom

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Confirmed invited speakers include: Ms Jo Ashworth (NPIA, UK), Dr Rob Fitzpatrick (Director, CAFSS, Australia), Mark Harrison MBE (National Search Adviser NPIA), Professor Ken Killham (University of Aberdeen, Remedios, UK), Dr Murray Lark (Rothamsted Research Institute, UK), Dr Stephen Mudge, (Ocean Sciences, The University of Wales, Bangor), Dr James Robertson (Forensic Laboratories of the Australian Federal Police, Australia), Ms Patricia Wiltshire, University of Aberdeen, UK.