ANSI/ASB Standard 045

Standard for Stature Estimation in Forensic Anthropology

First Edition, 2019
Consensus Body: Anthropology

Stature is one of several biological parameters that can be estimated from skeletal remains or radiographic images of skeletal remains. This standard describes methods for estimating stature from skeletal elements when disarticulation has occurred, rendering measured cadaver length unreliable. The methods in this standard are intended to provide a mathematically-based systematic manner of estimating stature and documenting the stature estimation process.