Publications by FIRMS Members

  • Manufactured Materials Human Geographic Attributions
  • General Forensics Food and Drink
  • Explosives Trace Elements and Radiogenic Isotopes
  • Environmental Forensics Microbial Forensics
  • Geographic Isotope Distributions Legal Case Studies
  • Pharmceuticals and Narcotics  
   
Manufactured Materials
  • Collins M., Cawley A.T., Heagney A.C., Kissane L., Robertson J., Salouros H., d13C, d15N and d2H isotope ratio mass spectrometry of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine: application to methylamphetamine profiling. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2009, 23, p. 2003.
  • Collins M., Salouros H., Cawley A.T., Robertson J., Heageny A.C. and Arenas-Queralt A., d13C and d2H isotope ratios in amphetamine synthesized from benzaldehyde and nitroethane.Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2010, 24, p. 1653.
    Farmer, N., Curran, J., Lucy, D., Nic Daeid, N., and Meier-Augenstein, W., 2009, Stable isotope profiling of burnt wooden safety matches: Science & Justice, v. 49, p. 107-113
  • Farmer, N., Meier-Augenstein, W., and Lucy, D., 2009, Stable isotope analysis of white paints and likelihood ratios, Science & Justice, Volume 49, p. 114-119.
  • Farmer, N.L., Ruffell, A., Meier-Augenstein, W., Meneely, J., and Kalin, R.M., 2007, Forensic analysis of wooden safety matches â - A case study: Science & Justice, v. 47, p. 88-98.
  • Quirk, A.T., Bellerby, J.M., Carter, J.F., Thomas, F.A., and Hill, J.C., 2009, An initial evaluation of stable isotopic characterisation of post-blast plastic debris from improvised explosive devices, Science & Justice, Volume 49,
    p. 87-93.
  • Taylor, E., Carter, J.F., Hill, J.C., Morton, C., Daeid, N.N., and Sleeman, R., 2008, Stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry and physical comparison for the forensic examination of grip-seal plastic bags: Forensic Science International, v. 177, p. 214-220.

General Forensics

  • Benson, S.J., Lennard, C.J., Maynard, P., Hill, D.M., Andrew, A.S., Neal, K., Stuart-Williams, H., Hope, J., Walker, G.S., and Roux, C., 2009, Forensic Analysis of Explosives Using Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS)-Part 2: Forensic Inter-Laboratory Trial: Bulk Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotopes in a Range of Chemical Compounds (Australia and New Zealand), Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 55, p. 205-212.
  • Carter, J.F., Hill, J.C., Doyle, S., and Lock, C., 2009, Results of four inter-laboratory comparisons provided by the Forensic Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (FIRMS) network: Science & Justice, v. 49, p. 127-137.
  • Daeid, N.N., Buchanan, H.A.S., Savage, K.A., Fraser, J.G., and Cresswell, S.L., 2010, Recent Advances in the Application of Stable Isotope Ratio Analysis in Forensic Chemistry, Australian Journal of Chemistry, Volume 63, p. 3-7.
  • Doyle, S., 2009, Special issue: Forensic application of isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS), Science & Justice, Volume 49, p. 61-61.
  • Ehleringer, J.R. and Matheson, S.M. Jr., 2011, Stable Isotopes and Courts, Utah Law Review, Volume 2010 p. 385-442
  • Meier-Augenstein, W., 2010, Stable Isotope Forensics: An Introduction to the Forensic Application of Stable Isotope Analysis, Wiley.

Explosives

  • Aranda, R., Stern, L.A., Dietz, M.E., McCormick, M.C., Barrow, J.A., and Mothershead, R.F., 2011, Forensic utility of isotope ratio analysis of the explosive urea nitrate and its precursors: Forensic Science International, v. 206, p. 143-149.
  • Benson, S.J., Lennard, C.J., Hill, D.M., Maynard, P., and Roux, C., 2010, Forensic Analysis of Explosives Using Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS)-Part 1: Instrument Validation of the DELTAplusXP IRMS for Bulk Nitrogen Isotope Ratio Measurements, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 55, p. 193-204.
  • Benson, S.J., Lennard, C.J., Maynard, P., Hill, D.M., Andrew, A.S., Neal, K., Stuart-Williams, H., Hope, J., Walker, G.S., and Roux, C., 2009, Forensic Analysis of Explosives Using Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS)-Part 2: Forensic Inter-Laboratory Trial: Bulk Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotopes in a Range of Chemical Compounds (Australia and New Zealand), Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 55, p. 205-212.
  • Benson, S.J., Lennard, C.J., Maynard, P., Hill, D.M., Andrew, A.S., and Roux, C., 2009, Forensic analysis of explosives using isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS) - Discrimination of ammonium nitrate sources, Science & Justice, Volume 49, p. 73-80.
  • Benson, S.J., Lennard, C.J., Maynard, P., Hill, D.M., Andrew, A.S., and Roux, C.,2009, Forensic analysis of explosives using isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS)--preliminary study on TATP and PETN, Sci Justice, Volume 49, p. 81-6.
    Gentile, N., Siegwolf, R.T.W., and Delemont, O., 2009, Study of isotopic variations in black powder: reflections on the use of stable isotopes in forensic science for source inference, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, Volume 23, p. 2559-2567.
  • Lock, C.M., and Meier-Augenstein, W., 2008, Investigation of isotopic linkage between precursor and product in the synthesis of a high explosive: Forensic Science International, v. 179, p. 157-162.
  • Meier-Augenstein, W., Kemp, H.F., and Lock, C.M., 2009, N-2: a potential pitfall for bulk H-2 isotope analysis of explosives and other nitrogen-rich compounds by continuous-flow isotope-ratio mass spectrometry, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, Volume 23, p. 2011-2016.
  • Pierrini, G., Doyle, S., Champod, C., Taroni, F., Wakelin, D., and Lock, C., 2007, Evaluation of preliminary isotopic analysis 13C/12C and 15N/14N of explosives A likelihood ratio approach to assess the links between semtex samples: Forensic Science International, v. 167, p. 43-48.

Environemental Forensics

  • Blessing, M., Schmidt, T.C., Dinkel, R., and Haderlein, S.B., 2009, Delineation of Multiple Chlorinated Ethene Sources in an Industrialized Area-A Forensic Field Study Using Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 43, p. 2701-2707.
  • Coffin, R.B., Pohlman, J.W., Grabowski, K.S., Knies, D.L., Plummer, R.E., Magee, R.W., and Boyd, T.J., 2008, Radiocarbon and Stable Carbon Isotope Analysis to Confirm Petroleum Natural Attenuation in the Vadose Zone: Environmental Forensics, v. 9, p. 75-84.
  • Eberts, S.M., Braun, C., and Jones, S., 2008, Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis: Questioning the Origins of a Trichloroethene Plume: Environmental Forensics, v. 9, p. 85-95.
  • Li, Y., Xiong, Y.Q., Yang, W.Y., Xie, Y.L., Li, S.Y., and Sun, Y.G., 2009, Compound-specific stable carbon isotopic composition of petroleum hydrocarbons as a tool for tracing the source of oil spills, Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 58, p. 114-117.
  • Mancini, S.A., Lacrampe-Couloume, G., and Lollar, B.S., 2008, Source Differentiation for Benzene and Chlorobenzene Groundwater Contamination: A Field Application of Stable Carbon and Hydrogen Isotope Analyses: Environmental Forensics, v. 9, p. 177-186.
  • Mariappan, S., Exner, M.E., Martin, G.E., and Spalding, R.F., 2009, Variability of Anaerobic Animal Waste Lagoon delta15N Source Signatures: Environmental Forensics, v. 10, p. 19-26.
  • Michalski, G., Earman, S., Dahman, C., Hershey, R.L., and Mihevc, T., 2010, Multiple isotope forensics of nitrate in a wild horse poisoning incident: Forensic Science International, v. 198, p. 103-109.
  • Mudge S.M., Eadsforth C., DeLeo P. and Meier-Augenstein W., 2010, What contribution do detergent fatty alcohols make to sewage discharges and the marine environment?, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 12, p. 1846-1856; DOI: 10.1039/C0EM00079E.
  • Mudge S. M. and Meier-Augenstein W. 2010, Tracking Sewage Wastes, in Environmental Forensics – Proceedings of the 2009 Annual Conference by Morrison R.D. & O’Sullivan G. [eds.], Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 164-175, ISBN 1-84755-258-7.
  • O'Sullivan, G., and Kalin, R.M., 2008, Investigation of the Range of Carbon and Hydrogen Isotopes Within a Global Set of Gasolines: Environmental Forensics, v. 9, p. 166-176.
  • Oudijk, G., 2008, Compound-Specific Stable Carbon Isotope Analysis of MTBE in Groundwater Contamination Fingerprinting Studies: The Use of Hydrogeologic Principles to Assess Its Validity: Environmental Forensics, v. 9, p. 40-54.
  • Palau, J., Soler, A., Canals, Ã.n., and Aravena, R.n., 2010, Use of Environmental Isotopes (13C, 15N, and 18O) for Evaluating Sources and Fate of Nitrate and Tetrachloroethene in an Alluvial Aquifer: Environmental Forensics, v. 11, p. 237-247.
  • Parker, D.R., 2009, Perchlorate in the environment: the emerging emphasis on natural occurrence, Environmental Chemistry, Volume 6, p. 10-27.
  • Shouakar-Stash, O., Frape, S.K., Aravena, R., Gargini, A., Pasini, M., and Drimmie, R.J., 2009, Analysis of Compound-Specific Chlorine Stable Isotopes of Vinyl Chloride by Continuous Flow-Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (FC-IRMS): Environmental Forensics, v. 10, p. 299-306.

Geographic Isotope Distributions

  • Bowen, G.J., 2010, Isoscapes: Spatial Pattern in Isotopic Biogeochemistry, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Vol 38, Volume 38, p. 161-187.
  • Bowen, G.J., Hoogewerff, J., and West, J.B., 2009, Isoscapes: Isotope mapping and its applications, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Volume 102, p. V-VII.
  • Hobson, K.A., Lormee, H., Van Wilgenburg, S.L., Wassenaar, L.I., and Boutin, J.M., 2009, Stable isotopes (delta D) delineate the origins and migratory connectivity of harvested animals: the case of European woodpigeons, Journal of Applied Ecology, Volume 46, p. 572-581.
  • Hobson, K.A., Van Wilgenburg, S.L., Larson, K., and Wassenaar, L.I., 2009, A feather hydrogen isoscape for Mexico, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Volume 102, p. 167-174.
  • Macdonald, R.W., Forsland, V., Withler, R.E., Patterson, D.A., and Demsky, A., 2009, The Use of Stable Oxygen Isotope (delta O-18) Composition in Sockeye Salmon Body Fluid to Determine whether a Fish Has Been Caught in Freshwater, North American Journal of Fisheries Management, Volume 29, p. 560-569.
  • van der Veer, G., Voerkelius, S., Lorentz, G., Heiss, G., and Hoogewerff, J.A., 2009, Spatial interpolation of the deuterium and oxygen-18 composition of global precipitation using temperature as ancillary variable, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Volume 101, p. 175-184.
  • Wassenaar, L.I., Van Wilgenburg, S.L., Larson, K., and Hobson, K.A., 2009, A groundwater isoscape (delta D, delta O-18) for Mexico, Journal of Geochemical Exploration, Volume 102, p. 123-136.
  • West, J.B., Bowen, G.J., Dawson, T.E., and Tu, K.P., 2010, Isoscapes: Understanding movement, pattern, and process on Earth through isotope mapping, Springer.
  • West, J.B., Sobek, A., and Ehleringer, J.R., 2008, A Simplified GIS Approach to Modeling Global Leaf Water Isoscapes, Plos One, Volume 3.
  • Zbinden, J.A., Bearhop, S., Bradshaw, P., Gill, B., Margaritoulis, D., Newton, J., and Godley, B.J., 2011, Migratory dichotomy and associated phenotypic variation in marine turtles revealed by satellite tracking and stable isotope analysis, Marine Ecology-Progress Series, Volume 421, p. 291-302.

Pharmceuticals and Narcotics

  • Buchanan, H.A.S., Daeid, N.N., Meier-Augenstein, W., Kemp, H.F., Kerr, W.J., and Middleditch, M., 2008, Emerging Use of Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry as a Tool for Discrimination of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine by Synthetic Route: Analytical Chemistry, v. 80, p. 3350-3356.
  • Buchanan, H.A.S., Daeid, N.N., Kerr, W.J., Carter, J.F., and Hill, J.C., 2010, Role of Five Synthetic Reaction Conditions on the Stable Isotopic Composition of 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, Analytical Chemistry, Volume 82, p. 5484-5489.
  • David, G.E., Coxon, A., Frew, R.D., and Hayman, A.R., 2010, Isotope fractionation during precipitation of methamphetamine HCl and discrimination of seized forensic samples: Forensic Science International, v. 200, p. 123-129.
  • Hurley, J.M., West, J.B., and Ehleringer, J.R., 2010, Stable isotope models to predict geographic origin and cultivation conditions of marijuana, Science & Justice, Volume 50, p. 86-93.
  • Kawashima, H., and Katayama, Y., 2010, Source Evaluation of Diazinon Using Stable Carbon Isotope Ratio, Environmental Forensics, Volume 11, p. 363-371.
  • Kurashima, N., Makino, Y., Urano, Y., Sanuki, K., Ikehara, Y., and Nagano, T., 2009, Use of stable isotope ratios for profiling of industrial ephedrine samples: Application of hydrogen isotope ratios in combination with carbon and nitrogen: Forensic Science International, v. 189, p. 14-18.
  • Marclay, F., Pazos, D., Delmont, O., Esseiva, P., and Saudan, C., 2010, Potential of IRMS technology for tracing gamma-butyrolactone (GBL): Forensic Science International, v. 198, p. 46-52.
  • Meier-Augenstein, W., and NicDaeid, N., 2008, Feasibility of source identification of seized street drug samples by exploiting differences in isotopic composition at natural abundance level by GC/MS as compared to isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS), Forensic Science International, Volume 174, p. 259-261.
  • Muccio, Z., and Jackson, G.P., 2010, Simultaneous Identification and δ13C Classification of Drugs Using GC with Concurrent Single Quadrupole and Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometers, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 56, p. S203-S209.
  • Santamaria-Fernandez, R., Hearn, R., and Wolff, J.-C., 2009, Detection of counterfeit antiviral drug Heptodin and classification of counterfeits using isotope amount ratio measurements by multicollector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (MC-ICPMS) and isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS), Sci Justice, Volume 49, p. 102-6.
    Santamaria-Fernandez, R., and Le Goff, T., 2010, Isotopic characterisation of in-house purified progesterone for C-13/C-12 isotope ratios by multicollector ICP-MS, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, Volume 25, p. 378-383.
  • Saudan, C., Baume, N., Emery, C., Strahm, E., and Saugy, M., 2008, Short term impact of Tribulus terrestris intake on doping control analysis of endogenous steroids: Forensic Science International, v. 178, p. e7-e10.
  • Schneiders, S., Holdermann, T., and Dahlenburg, R., 2009, Comparative analysis of 1-phenyl-2-propanone (P2P), an amphetamine-type stimulant precursor, using stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry Presented in part as a poster at the 2nd meeting of the Joint European Stable Isotope User Meeting (JESIUM), Giens, France, September 2008, Science & Justice, Volume 49, p. 94-101.
  • Schneiders, S., Holdermann, T., and Dahlenburg 2010, Comparative analysis of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine by using stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS): Science & Justice, v. 50, p. 41-41.
  • Shibuya, E.K., Sarkis, J.E.S., Negrini-Neto, O., and Martinelli, L.A., 2007, Carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes as indicative of geographical origin of marijuana samples seized in the city of São Paulo (Brazil): Forensic Science International, v. 167, p. 8-15.
  • West, J.B., Hurley, J.M., Dudas, F.O., and Ehleringer, J.R., 2009, The Stable Isotope Ratios of Marijuana. II. Strontium Isotopes Relate to Geographic Origin, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 54, p. 1261-1269.
  • West, J.B., Hurley, J.M., and Ehleringer, J.R., 2009, Stable Isotope Ratios of Marijuana. I. Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotopes Describe Growth Conditions, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 54, p. 84-89.

Human Geographic Attributions

  • Meier-Augenstein W., Hobson K. A., and Wassenaar L. I., 2013, Critique: measuring hydrogen stable isotope abundance of proteins to infer origins of wildlife, food and people, Bioanalysis, April 2013, 5(7), 751-767. doi: 10.4155/BIO.13.36.
  • Bull, I.D., Berstan, R., Vass, A., and Evershed, R.P., 2009, Identification of a disinterred grave by molecular and stable isotope analysis, Science & Justice, Volume 49, p. 142-149.
  • Castro, W., Hoogewerff, J., Latkoczy, C., and Almirall, J.R., 2009, Application of laser ablation (LA-ICP-SF-MS) for the elemental analysis of bone and teeth samples for discrimination purposes, Forensic Science International, Volume 195, p. 17-27.
  • Fraser, I., Meier-Augenstein W., and R.M. Kalin 2008, Stable Isotope Analysis of Human Hair and Nail Samples: The Effect of Storage on Samples, J. Forensic Sci., 53, p. 95-99; DOI: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2007.00607.
  • Fraser I. and Meier-Augenstein W., 2007, Stable 2H isotope analysis of human hair and nails can aid forensic human identification, Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 21, p. 3279-3285; DOI: 10.1002/rcm.3209.
  • Holobinko A., Meier-Augenstein W., Kemp H.F., Prowse T., and Ford S.M., 2011, 2H Stable Isotope Analysis of Human Tooth Enamel: A New Tool for Forensic Human Provenancing?; Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom., 25, 910-916; DOI: 10.1002/rcm.4942.
  • Kemp H.F. and Meier-Augenstein W. 2009, Human Provenancing of Mutilated Murder Victims through Stable Isotope Signatures, Minerva Medicolegale, 129, 219-231.
  • Landwehr, J.M., Meier-Augenstein, W., and Kemp, H.F., 2011, A counter-intuitive approach to calculating non-exchangeable H-2 isotopic composition of hair: treating the molar exchange fraction f(E) as a process-related rather than compound-specific variable, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, Volume 25, p. 301-306.
  • Meier-Augenstein, W., and Fraser, I., 2008, Forensic isotope analysis leads to identification of a mutilated murder victim: Science & Justice, v. 48, p. 153-159.
  • Meier-Augenstein, W., and Kemp, H.F., 2010, Human provenancing based on stable isotope forensic intelligence: Science & Justice, v. 50, p. 35-36.
  • Meier-Augenstein W. and Fraser I., 2008, Forensic stable isotope analysis leads to identification of a mutilated murder victim, Science & Justice, 48, p. 153-159; DOI:10.1016/j.scijus.2007.10.010
  • Mekota, A.M., Grupe, G., Ufer, S., and Cuntz, U., 2009, Identifying starvation episodes using stable isotopes in hair Forensic approach on serial hair analysis, Rechtsmedizin, Volume 19, p. 431-+.
  • Mutzel, E., Lehn, C., Peschel, O., Hoelzl, S., and Rossmann, A., 2009, Assignment of unknown persons to their geographical origin by determination of stable isotopes in hair samples, International Journal of Legal Medicine, Volume 123, p. 35-40.
  • Rauch, E., Rummel, S., Lehn, C., and Battner, A., 2007, Origin assignment of unidentified corpses by use of stable isotope ratios of light (bio-) and heavy (geo-) elements-A case report: Forensic Science International, v. 168, p. 215-218.
  • Santamaria-Fernandez, R., Martinez-Sierra, J.G., Marchante-Gayon, J.M., Garcia-Alonso, J.I., and Hearn, R., 2009, Measurement of longitudinal sulfur isotopic variations by laser ablation MC-ICP-MS in single human hair strands, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Volume 394, p. 225-233.
  • Travis, J., 2009, Scientists Decry Isotope, DNA Testing of 'Nationality', Science, Volume 326, p. 30-31.
  • Thompson, A.H., Chesson, L.A., Podlesak, D.W., Bowen, G.J., Cerling, T.E., and Ehleringer, J.R., 2010, Stable Isotope Analysis of Modern Human Hair Collected From Asia (China, India, Mongolia, and Pakistan), American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Volume 141, p. 440-451.
  • Wang, N., Shen, C.D., Ding, P., Yi, W.X., Sun, W.D., Liu, K.X., Ding, X.F., Fu, D.P., Yuan, J., Yang, X.Y., and Zhou, L.P., 2009, Improved application of bomb carbon in teeth for forensic investigation, Radiocarbon, Volume 52, p. 706-716.
  • Wilson A. S., Taylor T., Ceruti M. C., Chavez J. A., Reinhard J., Grimes V., Meier-Augenstein W., Cartmell L., Stern B., Richards M. P., Worobey M., Barnes I., Thomas M., and Gilbert P., 2007, Stable isotope and DNA evidence for ritual sequences in Inca child sacrifice, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.; 104, p. 16456-16461; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0704276104

Food and Drink

  • Meier-Augenstein W., Hobson K. A., and Wassenaar L. I., 2013, Critique: measuring hydrogen stable isotope abundance of proteins to infer origins of wildlife, food and people, Bioanalysis, April 2013, 5(7), 751-767. doi: 10.4155/BIO.13.36.
  • Chesson, L.A., Podlesak, D.W., Erkkila, B.R., Cerling, T.E., and Ehleringer, J.R., 2010, Isotopic consequences of consumer food choice: Hydrogen and oxygen stable isotope ratios in foods from fast food restaurants versus supermarkets, Food Chemistry, Volume 119, p. 1250-1256.

Trace Elements and Radiogenic Isotopes

  • Dalpe, C., Hudon, P., Ballantyne, D.J., Williams, D., and Marcotte, D., 2010, Trace Element Analysis of Rough Diamond by LA-ICP-MS: A Case of Source Discrimination?, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 55, p. 1443-1456.
  • Harbeck, M., Schleuder, R., Schneider, J., Wiechmann, I., Schmahl, W.W., and Grupe, G., 2010, Research potential and limitations of trace analyses of cremated remains: Forensic Science International, v. 204, p. 191-200.
  • Judd, C.D., and Swami, K., 2010, ICP-MS determination of lead isotope ratios in legal and counterfeit cigarette tobacco samples, Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, Volume 46, p. 484-494.
  • Santamaria-Fernandez, R., and Wolff, J.C., 2010, Application of laser ablation multicollector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for the measurement of calcium and lead isotope ratios in packaging for discriminatory purposes, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, Volume 24, p. 1993-1999.
  • Sjastad, K.E., Simonsen, S.L., and Andersen, T., 2010, Use of lead isotopic ratios to discriminate glass samples in forensic science, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, Volume 26, p. 325-333.
  • Szynkowska, M.I., Czerski, K., Paryjczak, T., and Parczewski, A., 2010, Ablative analysis of black and colored toners using LA-ICP-TOF-MS for the forensic discrimination of photocopy and printer toners, Surface and Interface Analysis, Volume 42, p. 429-437.
  • Widory, D., Minet, J.J., and Barbe-Leborgne, M., 2009, Sourcing explosives: A multi-isotope approach, Science & Justice, Volume 49, p. 62-72.

Microbial Forensics

  • Ghosal, S., Leighton, T.J., Wheeler, K.E., Hutcheon, I.D., and Weber, P.K., 2010, Spatially Resolved Characterization of Water and Ion Incorporation in Bacillus Spores, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Volume 76, p. 3275-3282.

Legal Case Studies

  • Papesch, W., and Horacek, M., 2009, Forensic applications of stable isotope analysis: Case studies of the origins of water in mislabeled beer and contaminated diesel fuel, Science & Justice, Volume 49, p. 138-141.
  • Papesch, W., Rank, D., Horacek, M., and Tesch, R., 2010, Isotope Evidence to Link a Suspect with a Pipe Bomb Multimurder in Austria 1995, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Volume 56, p. S188-S191.
  • Pilgrim, T.S., Watling, R.J., and Grice, K., 2008, Application of trace element and stable isotope signatures to determine the provenance of tea (Camellia sinensis) samples, Food Chemistry, Volume 118, p. 921-926.
  • Roelofse, F., and Horstmann, U.E., 2008, A case study on the application of isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS) in determining the provenance of a rock used in an alleged nickel switching incident: Forensic Science International, v. 174, p. 64-67.

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