Recording Tracks: Methods and Techniques

  • Matthew R. BennettEmail author
  • Marcin Budka


Before one can study a set of tracks whether they are fossil remains from the past or were imprinted by a serial killer just yesterday one first has to find them and then record or document them to enable description and analysis. This chapter focuses on prospection and the recording of tracks and again shows the benefits that can be achieved by the cross fertilisation between the two disciplines at the heart of this book.


White Sands National Monument Outsole Light Detection And Ranging (LIDAR) Polynomial Texture Mapping (PTM) Footwear Evidence 
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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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