Item Details

Drug Forensics [electronic resource]

ABC International
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Tons of illicit drugs are seized on Australian shores annually. In this video clip, see how the Australian Measurement Institute and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are working with the Australian Federal Police to implement a newly developed plan to determine where cocaine and heroin are coming from by tracing their chemical fingerprints. Hear how scientists can now analyze a number of chemical signatures and find out in what country a particular type of cocaine originated and on what valley in South America it was actually grown.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
9 min.
Language
English
English (dubbed in)
Rating
6 & up
Notes
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Drug Traffickers (2:39)
  • Drug Profiling (1:52)
  • Drugs Confiscated and Tested (2:01)
  • Drug Raids (2:04)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2008.
Publisher no.
47647 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (9 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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