Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Terminology

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis TerminologyWe’ve added a section on the website dedicated to bloodstain pattern analysis terminology.

There are several differing terminology and classification systems used in the field of bloodstain pattern analysis. We’ve chosen to present the IABPA‘s accepted terminology from their suggested terminology list and course outlines. The images we’ve included are meant to serve as general examples to exhibit the characteristics of each type of bloodstain pattern. We’ve also included the alternative terminology for each of our examples.

Whether you’re an analyst, a forensic science student, or just someone interested in the field of bloodstain pattern analysis, we hope you’ll find this resource useful.