Review of human decomposition processes in soil

@article{Dent2004ReviewOH,
  title={Review of human decomposition processes in soil},
  author={B. Dent and Shari L Forbes and B. Stuart},
  journal={Environmental Geology},
  year={2004},
  volume={45},
  pages={576-585}
}
  • B. Dent, Shari L Forbes, B. Stuart
  • Published 2004
  • Environmental Geology
  • In-soil human decomposition is comprehensively described in terms of the physico-chemical and bacterial environmental conditions. Much of the understanding comes from considerations of cemetery studies and experimentation with adipocere. The understandings are relevant for further studies in cemetery management, exhumations, forensic investigations and anthropology. In the soil, cadavers are subject to various sets of decomposition processes principally resulting from aerobic (usually the… CONTINUE READING
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