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The Resource Securing America's passenger-rail systems, Jeremy M. Wilson [and others]

Securing America's passenger-rail systems, Jeremy M. Wilson [and others]

Label
Securing America's passenger-rail systems
Title
Securing America's passenger-rail systems
Statement of responsibility
Jeremy M. Wilson [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
U.S. communities depend on reliable, safe, and secure rail systems. Each weekday, more than 12 million passengers take to U.S. railways. This book explains a framework for security planners and policymakers to guide cost-effective rail-security planning, specifically for the risk of terrorism. Risk is a function of threat, vulnerability, and consequences. This book focuses on addressing vulnerabilities and limiting consequences
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.28/74
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TF23
LC item number
.S43 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wilson, Jeremy M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Transportation
Label
Securing America's passenger-rail systems, Jeremy M. Wilson [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-122)
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
Preface -- Summary -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. What are the key rail-attack threats and their consequences? -- Chapter 3. Qualitative risk assessment for a notional passenger-rail system -- Chapter 4. Baseline security and operational characteristics of the notional rail system -- Chapter 5. Cost-effectiveness assessment of security-improvement options for the notional rail system -- Chapter 6. Rail-security policy considerations -- Appendix A. Qualitative risk assessment of rail-attack scenarios -- Appendix B. Cost-effectiveness assessment details -- References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 122 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833044372
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Securing America's passenger-rail systems, Jeremy M. Wilson [and others]
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-122)
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
Preface -- Summary -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1. Introduction -- Chapter 2. What are the key rail-attack threats and their consequences? -- Chapter 3. Qualitative risk assessment for a notional passenger-rail system -- Chapter 4. Baseline security and operational characteristics of the notional rail system -- Chapter 5. Cost-effectiveness assessment of security-improvement options for the notional rail system -- Chapter 6. Rail-security policy considerations -- Appendix A. Qualitative risk assessment of rail-attack scenarios -- Appendix B. Cost-effectiveness assessment details -- References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 122 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833044372
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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