project . 2017 - 2019 . Closed

Dig-For-Arch

Digital Forensic Archaeology
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 708974 Call for proposal: H2020-MSCA-IF-2015
  • Funded under: H2020 | MSCA-IF-EF-ST Overall Budget: 183,455 EURFunder Contribution: 183,455 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Mar 2017
    End Date
    28 Feb 2019
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
The examination of physical evidence and the environment in which it is found remains pivotal in the investigation of crime. There has also been a greater appreciation in recent years of the role of archaeologists in forensic contexts where buried or concealed evidence exists. However, recording techniques in forensic archaeological work, and in crime scene investigation in general, essentially remain focused on traditional means of documenting, sketching and photographing environments. These techniques can be laborious and they do not provide data outputs suitable for presentation in Court to non-experts. A number of novel, digital non-invasive methods which ha...
Description
The examination of physical evidence and the environment in which it is found remains pivotal in the investigation of crime. There has also been a greater appreciation in recent years of the role of archaeologists in forensic contexts where buried or concealed evidence exists. However, recording techniques in forensic archaeological work, and in crime scene investigation in general, essentially remain focused on traditional means of documenting, sketching and photographing environments. These techniques can be laborious and they do not provide data outputs suitable for presentation in Court to non-experts. A number of novel, digital non-invasive methods which ha...
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