This presentation will be about three main aspects of entomology. First, I will give a general overview of Forensic Entomology as a tool for determining the Postmortem Interval (PMI). This will set the context for the remaining parts. Next, I will give a brief overview of Anthropological Research Facilities (“Body Farms”) and the types of entomological research conducted at these locations, working with the FBI and wheelie bin research. Finally, I will share an overview of the research and new technologies that have become useful tools for determining the PMI. I will discuss Hyperspectral Imaging, FLIR technology and why is it important to determine temperatures in cars.
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Last updated 6th September 2021