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The Resource NATO and terrorism : on scene : new challenges for first responders and civil protection, edited by Frances L. Edwards and Friedrich Steinhäusler, (electronic book)

NATO and terrorism : on scene : new challenges for first responders and civil protection, edited by Frances L. Edwards and Friedrich Steinhäusler, (electronic book)

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NATO and terrorism : on scene : new challenges for first responders and civil protection
Title
NATO and terrorism
Title remainder
on scene : new challenges for first responders and civil protection
Statement of responsibility
edited by Frances L. Edwards and Friedrich Steinhäusler
Title variation
  • On scene
  • New challenges for first responders and civil protection
Title variation remainder
new challenges for first responders and civil protection
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
International terrorism remains a significant threat to the peace of the world. Weapons using various materials and delivery systems have been directed against cities and infrastructure, and other materials are postulated to be usable within the near future. Some of these materials are unusual or exotic, while some are modifications of materials used daily for other purposes: biological, chemical, radiological, nuclear and explosive. These materials pose a safety challenge for first responders, slowing the response and potentially killing scarce trained personnel. This book provides informatio
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
303.625
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.N38 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
NATO security through science series. Series B, Physics and biophysics
Label
NATO and terrorism : on scene : new challenges for first responders and civil protection, edited by Frances L. Edwards and Friedrich Steinhäusler, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division."
  • "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Emergency Management after a Major Terror Attack: The New Challenges for First Responders and Civil Protection, Ericeira Portugal, 2-4 March 2006"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-258) and index
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
Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Security threat assessment -- 3. Protection against terrorism through emergency management structures -- 4. International disaster response -- 5. Research and development needs in field response to terrorism -- 6. Conclusions of the workshop -- Appendix 1: List of participants -- Appendix 2: Countering fourth-generation warfare with first-through third-generation warfare: a theory of functional force employment for first responders -- Appendix 3: Review of the Brazilian emergency management after the radiological incident in Goiania in 1987 -- Appendix 4: Review of the US emergency management after the terror attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001 -- Appendix 5: Review of the US emergency management in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, August 29-- September 1, 2005 -- References -- Acronyms -- Index
Control code
SPR191451330
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402062773
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
NATO and terrorism : on scene : new challenges for first responders and civil protection, edited by Frances L. Edwards and Friedrich Steinhäusler, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
  • "Published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division."
  • "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Emergency Management after a Major Terror Attack: The New Challenges for First Responders and Civil Protection, Ericeira Portugal, 2-4 March 2006"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-258) and index
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
Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Security threat assessment -- 3. Protection against terrorism through emergency management structures -- 4. International disaster response -- 5. Research and development needs in field response to terrorism -- 6. Conclusions of the workshop -- Appendix 1: List of participants -- Appendix 2: Countering fourth-generation warfare with first-through third-generation warfare: a theory of functional force employment for first responders -- Appendix 3: Review of the Brazilian emergency management after the radiological incident in Goiania in 1987 -- Appendix 4: Review of the US emergency management after the terror attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001 -- Appendix 5: Review of the US emergency management in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, August 29-- September 1, 2005 -- References -- Acronyms -- Index
Control code
SPR191451330
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781402062773
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote

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