1st Brazilian Geoforensic Virtual Workshop


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Geosciences Geophysics Soil Science Isotopes Gemology Paleontology Palynology GIS

It is with great honor and joy that we announce the 1st Brazilian Geoforensic Virtual Workshop, which will take place between November 30th and December 4th, 2020, in a complete online environment. Supported by the Initiative on Forensic Geology (IUGS-IFG), the meeting will gather national and worldwide forensic geoscientists that plays a major role on their fields of expertise. The goal is to set forth the latest achievements and advancements on Soil Forensics, Forensic Geophysics, Environmental Forensics, Forensic Ecology, Forensic GIS, and Forensic Isotopes. The webinar will held lectures and short courses designed for academics and professionals that iams to improve their knowledge on the subject. Save the date and be our guest on the 1st Brazilian Geoforensic Virtual Workshop!

You can download the schedule here.




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nov. 30th

Opening Session

2 p.m.

Perspectives of Forensic Geology in Brazil

2:20 p.m.

Soil Forensics in Brazil: Advances and Expectations

3:25 p.m.

The need to consider Ethics in Forensic Geosciences

4:50 p.m.

dec. 1st

Criminal Forensics in Fossil Trafficking

2 p.m.

Forensic Geophysics in Brazil

3:25 p.m.

Strontium as a forensic isotopic tracer: potential for source assignment

4:50 p.m.

dec. 2nd

Forensic Palynology at USP: advances and new methodologies applied to Brazilian issues

2 p.m.

El Reino Fungi, microevidencia en la escena de crímen

3:25 p.m.

Interaction of Forensic Geosciences with other disciplines: the case of oil spills in Brazil‘s northeastern coast

4:50 p.m.

dec. 3rd

Soil Forensics and Geological Materials through Case Studies

2 p.m.

Forensic Gemology in Brazil: Challenges and Advancements

3:25 p.m.

Remote Sensing/Drones in Search and Crime Scene Sampling

4:50 p.m.

dec. 4th

Perspectives of Forensic Geology in the World

2 p.m.

Forensic Applications of Automated Scanning Electron Microscopy

3:25 p.m.


Language: Brazilian Portuguese 

nov. 30th

8 - 12 a.m.

Introduction to Forensic Geosciences (4h)

dec. 1st + 2nd

9 - 12 a.m.

Forensic Statistics for Geological Evidence (6h)

dec. 3rd + 4th

9 - 12 a.m.

Isoscapes: Theory and Practice (6h)

Deadline: November 27th


Enrolled Students                       BRL 10.00

Non-Students                              BRL 20.00

payment methods

Credit Card and Payment Slip.



But hey, it’s ok! It will be recorded and we will make it available for everyone later, here on this website!


Registration Steps:

  1. Fill the form.
  2. Select the payment link in the received email.
  3. Pay the fee.
  4. Reply the email sending the payment receipt.
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at geoforenses@gmail.com.

organizing committee

Marcelo Tortolero

President of the UFPel IFG Student Chapter

B.Sc. Matheus Pereira

President of the UFPR IFG Student Chapter

Larissa Bergamini

Vice-President of the UFPel IFG Student Chapter

Heloisa Ligeski

Vice-President of the UFPR IFG Student Chapter

Ph.D. Fábio Salvador

Regional Officer of IFG in Latin America

Sp. Marcos Camargo

President of the National Association of Federal Criminal Experts (APCF)

Daniel Gaby

Web Master of the UFPel IFG Student Chapter

Leonardo Larroza

Vice Secretary of the UFPR IFG Student Chapter

Fábio Batista

Head of IT at the National Association of Federal Criminal Experts (APCF)