Tracks and Trackways

  • Matthew R. BennettEmail author
  • Marcin Budka


This chapter provides a broad overview of tracks and trackways relevant to both vertebrate and forensic footprints and footwear, along with a review of the rationale and contents of this book. Key definitions are introduced and explained and some principles of scientific method are also explored which are important to questions of data interpretation especially in forensic practice which is discussed in later chapters.


Forensic Practice Vertebrate Ichnology Track Maker Falkingham Fossil Footprints 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute for Studies of Landscape and Human EvolutionBournemouth UniversityPooleUK
  2. 2.Department of Computing and Informatics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute for Studies of Landscape and Human EvolutionBournemouth UniversityPooleUK

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