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Working Group: Forensic Optical Topography
March 17, 2015 - March 18, 2015
This working group sought to establish the applicability and validity of optical topography to forensic investigations and to produce publications or training materials that can be accessed by the entire forensic community and that will provide guidance to practitioners on applications and recommendations for further research, development, and capacity assistance. Primarily, the working group examined optical topography instruments, methods, data systems, and analysis from a practical perspective for ballistic and tool mark identification. [Read more and access the final report]