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Title (Primary) The physical chemistry of odors — Consequences for the work with detection dogs
Author Goss, K.-U.;
Journal Forensic Science International
Year 2019
Department AUC;
Volume 296
Language englisch;
POF III (all) T42;
Keywords Search dogs; Odor; Scent tracing; Physico-chemistry; Storage of odor samples; Cross-contamination
Abstract Search dogs are used throughout the world in the search for illicit compounds or human individuals and similar tasks. Such search work is complex and not well understood in all its details which makes training of the dogs difficult. One important component for a successful education and deployment of search dogs is a good understanding of the behavior of scents under typical environmental conditions. This work summarizes up-to-date knowledge on the physico-chemistry of scents and discusses the consequences for the every-day work of dog handlers and trainers.
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Persistent UFZ Identifier https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=21432
Goss, K.-U. (2019):
The physical chemistry of odors — Consequences for the work with detection dogs
Forensic Sci. Int. 296 , 110 - 114