Glass particles in footwear of members of the public in south-eastern Australia - A survey

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dc.contributor.author Roux, C
dc.contributor.author Kirk, R
dc.contributor.author Benson, S
dc.contributor.author Van Haren, T
dc.contributor.author Petterd, CI
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-12T04:43:53Z
dc.date.issued 2001-02-15
dc.identifier.citation Forensic Science International, 2001, 116 (2-3), pp. 149 - 156
dc.identifier.issn 0379-0738
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/3232
dc.description.abstract A total of 776 pairs of shoes collected from random members of the public in south-eastern Australia were examined for the presence of glass fragments. From the samples collected a total of 110 fragments were recovered from 57 pairs of shoes (7.3% of the pairs examined). This study shows that the prevalence of glass fragments in footwear is dependent upon the area of the shoe from which the fragments were recovered. A much higher percentage of shoes were found to have fragments embedded in the sole (5.9%) than in the upper area of the shoe (1.9%). These shoes were also more likely to have multiple fragments from multiple sources of glass. Only a very small percentage of shoes contained fragments in both the upper and the sole (0.3%). These findings and their significance for the interpretation of glass evidence involving footwear are discussed in this study. Copyright © 2001 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/S0379-0738(00)00355-8
dc.title Glass particles in footwear of members of the public in south-eastern Australia - A survey
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Forensic Science International
dc.journal.volume 2-3
dc.journal.volume 116
dc.publocation Ireland en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 149 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 156 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Chemistry and Forensic Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0699 Other Biological Sciences
dc.for 0399 Other Chemical Sciences
dc.personcode 960382
dc.percentage 95 en_US
dc.classification.name Other Chemical Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords Australia
dc.description.keywords Criminalistics
dc.description.keywords Footwear
dc.description.keywords Forensic science
dc.description.keywords Glass
dc.description.keywords Survey
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Forensic Science
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history School of Chemistry and Forensic Science (ID: 339)
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history School of Chemistry and Forensic Science (ID: 339)


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