Quantitative-Qualitative Friction Ridge Analysis: An Introduction to Basic and Advanced Ridgeology

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CRC-Press, Dec 1, 1999 - Medical - 234 pages
Quantitative-Qualitative Friction Ridge Analysis examines the latest methods and techniques in the science of friction ridge identification, or ridgeology. The author explores every facet of the discipline, from the history of friction ridge identification and its earliest pioneers and researchers, to the scientific basis and the various steps of the identification process. The structure and growth of friction skin and how it can leave latent or visible prints are examined, as well as advanced identification methods in ridgeology. The book, which features several detailed illustrations and photographs, also includes a new method for Palmar Flexion Crease Identification (palm lines).

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