Gunshot Residue Analysis

gunshot residue

This course covers the investigation of forensic gunshot residue (GSR) by means of Scanning Electron Microscopy / Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (SEM / EDS).  Individuals will learn the fundamentals of SEM/EDS, residue detection, formation, sampling, and analysis as well as quality assurance and potential risks of misinterpretation.  Individuals will also use practical training exercises using the latest SEM/EDS hardware to detect GSR.

Duration:  8 Hours