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Journal of Sedimentary Research 68 3: These results are of importance to forensic scientists, arson investigators and paleoarcheologists in their investigation of cremated human bones, particularly when only fragments of bone are available, in order to determine something of the life history of the deceased and the circumstances surrounding the death. The citations in this section of the bibliography address the effects of temperature ante-, peri-, and post-mortem. Their approach proved successful in arid environments, or in sites where bones were protected from chemical exchange with the surrounding environments, as in the case of burials. Log In Sign Up. A reassessment of the routine pretreatment protocol for radiocarbon dating cremated bones.