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The Resource NATO and terrorism : catastrophic terrorism and first responders : threats and mitigation, edited by Friedrich Steinhäusler and Frances Edwards

NATO and terrorism : catastrophic terrorism and first responders : threats and mitigation, edited by Friedrich Steinhäusler and Frances Edwards

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NATO and terrorism : catastrophic terrorism and first responders : threats and mitigation
Title
NATO and terrorism
Title remainder
catastrophic terrorism and first responders : threats and mitigation
Statement of responsibility
edited by Friedrich Steinhäusler and Frances Edwards
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents knowledge on the various terrorism threats to first responders resulting from the novel use of conventional weapons, as well as radiological, nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. This work also reviews the situation in selected countries of different sizes and practical experience with terrorism countermeasures
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
363.325
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.N384 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
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2004
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NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Catastrophic Terrorism and First Responders: Threats and Mitigation
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1909-
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  • Steinhäusler, F.
  • Edwards, Frances
Series statement
NATO security through science series. Series B, Physics and biophysics
Series volume
v. 2
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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Social Science
Label
NATO and terrorism : catastrophic terrorism and first responders : threats and mitigation, edited by Friedrich Steinhäusler and Frances Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 CATASTROPHIC TERRORISM: RISK ASSESSMENT OF THE NEW THREATS TO FIRST RESPONDERS -- 1.1 The new situation for First Responders since 9/11/2001 -- 1.2 Lessons learned from past terror attacks -- 1.2.1 Sarin attacks in Japan -- 1.2.2 Terror attacks with civilian aircraft as guided missiles in New York City and Washington, D.C. -- Chapter 2 CURRENT THREATS TO FIRST RESPONDERS -- 2.1 Threats to First Responders due to radioactive materials -- 2.2 Threats to First Responders due to biological materials -- 2.3 Threats to First Responders due to chemical materials -- Chapter 3 CURRENT DETECTION CAPABILITIES AND THEIR LIMITATIONS -- 3.1 Radiation detection: the challenge due to alpha emitters -- 3.2 Chemical detection: assessment of the hardware capability -- 3.2.1 Oxygen sensors -- 3.2.2 Combustible gas sensors -- 3.2.3 Electrochemical toxic gas sensors -- 3.2.4 Colorimetric tubes -- 3.2.5 Choosing between electrochemical sensors and tubes -- 3.2.6 Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) -- 3.2.7 Photo-ionization Detectors (PIDs) -- 3.2.8 Strategies for integrating chemical detection techniques in WMD response -- Chapter 4 CURRENT CAPABILITIES OF FIRST RESPONDERS IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES -- 4.1 Austria -- 4.1.1 Operational logistics -- 4.1.2 National constraints -- 4.2 Israel -- 4.2.1 Security threats -- 4.2.2 Integrated countermeasures -- 4.3 Russia -- 4.3.1 Counter-terrorism logistics -- 4.3.2 Countering radiological and nuclear terrorism -- 4.4 Slovenia -- 4.4.1 Past events -- 4.4.2 National response -- 4.5 United States of America -- 4.5.1 Past and present threats -- 4.5.2 Lessons (to be) learned -- 4.6 Italy -- 4.6.1 Background -- 4.6.2 Response capability based on uniform systems and equipment -- 4.6.3 Eight steps to CBRNE emergency response -- 4.6.4 Possible model for E.U. development -- Chapter 5 FUTURE REQUIREMENTS OF THE FIRST RESPONDER COMMUNITY -- 5.1 Potential legal aspects relative to First Responders -- 5.1.1 The presumption of response to terrorism -- 5.1.2 Anticipation of Samaritanism -- 5.2 First Responder needs in the U.S -- 5.2.1 Regulatory approach -- 5.2.2 CBRNE preparedness -- Chapter 6 EU/US PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN DEVELOPING PROTECTIVE COUNTERMEASURES -- 6.1 The role of the business sector in homeland security -- 6.2 Cooperation between the business sector, government and First Responders -- Chapter 7 THE WAY FORWARD -- 7.1 Outlook: Where do we go from here? -- 7.1.1 Capabilities -- 7.1.2 Research -- 7.1.3 Procurement -- 7.1.4 Training -- 7.2 Fifty actions recommended -- 7.3 Conclusions -- APPENDICES -- Appendix 1: List of Participants -- Appendix 2: Lessons Learned in the US
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 204 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402035852
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • SPR647594629
  • ocn647594629
Label
NATO and terrorism : catastrophic terrorism and first responders : threats and mitigation, edited by Friedrich Steinhäusler and Frances Edwards
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 CATASTROPHIC TERRORISM: RISK ASSESSMENT OF THE NEW THREATS TO FIRST RESPONDERS -- 1.1 The new situation for First Responders since 9/11/2001 -- 1.2 Lessons learned from past terror attacks -- 1.2.1 Sarin attacks in Japan -- 1.2.2 Terror attacks with civilian aircraft as guided missiles in New York City and Washington, D.C. -- Chapter 2 CURRENT THREATS TO FIRST RESPONDERS -- 2.1 Threats to First Responders due to radioactive materials -- 2.2 Threats to First Responders due to biological materials -- 2.3 Threats to First Responders due to chemical materials -- Chapter 3 CURRENT DETECTION CAPABILITIES AND THEIR LIMITATIONS -- 3.1 Radiation detection: the challenge due to alpha emitters -- 3.2 Chemical detection: assessment of the hardware capability -- 3.2.1 Oxygen sensors -- 3.2.2 Combustible gas sensors -- 3.2.3 Electrochemical toxic gas sensors -- 3.2.4 Colorimetric tubes -- 3.2.5 Choosing between electrochemical sensors and tubes -- 3.2.6 Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) -- 3.2.7 Photo-ionization Detectors (PIDs) -- 3.2.8 Strategies for integrating chemical detection techniques in WMD response -- Chapter 4 CURRENT CAPABILITIES OF FIRST RESPONDERS IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES -- 4.1 Austria -- 4.1.1 Operational logistics -- 4.1.2 National constraints -- 4.2 Israel -- 4.2.1 Security threats -- 4.2.2 Integrated countermeasures -- 4.3 Russia -- 4.3.1 Counter-terrorism logistics -- 4.3.2 Countering radiological and nuclear terrorism -- 4.4 Slovenia -- 4.4.1 Past events -- 4.4.2 National response -- 4.5 United States of America -- 4.5.1 Past and present threats -- 4.5.2 Lessons (to be) learned -- 4.6 Italy -- 4.6.1 Background -- 4.6.2 Response capability based on uniform systems and equipment -- 4.6.3 Eight steps to CBRNE emergency response -- 4.6.4 Possible model for E.U. development -- Chapter 5 FUTURE REQUIREMENTS OF THE FIRST RESPONDER COMMUNITY -- 5.1 Potential legal aspects relative to First Responders -- 5.1.1 The presumption of response to terrorism -- 5.1.2 Anticipation of Samaritanism -- 5.2 First Responder needs in the U.S -- 5.2.1 Regulatory approach -- 5.2.2 CBRNE preparedness -- Chapter 6 EU/US PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN DEVELOPING PROTECTIVE COUNTERMEASURES -- 6.1 The role of the business sector in homeland security -- 6.2 Cooperation between the business sector, government and First Responders -- Chapter 7 THE WAY FORWARD -- 7.1 Outlook: Where do we go from here? -- 7.1.1 Capabilities -- 7.1.2 Research -- 7.1.3 Procurement -- 7.1.4 Training -- 7.2 Fifty actions recommended -- 7.3 Conclusions -- APPENDICES -- Appendix 1: List of Participants -- Appendix 2: Lessons Learned in the US
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 204 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402035852
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • SPR647594629
  • ocn647594629

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