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North Atlantic Treaty Organization Scientific Affairs Division

Overview
Works: 3,051 works in 6,552 publications in 1 language and 235,006 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Other, Collector, Publisher, Organizer of meeting, Funder, Contributor, Publishing director
Classifications: QK564, 589.3082
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Most widely held works about North Atlantic Treaty Organization
 
Most widely held works by North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Algae and man by Daniel F Jackson( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Neuropsychology of learning disorders : theoretical approaches : proceedings of an international conference, Korsør, Denmark, June 15-18, 1975( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effects of acid precipitation on terrestrial ecosystems by T. C Hutchinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the normal functioning of terrestrial ecosystems and up-to-date documentation on the effects of acid precipitation
Multi-problem violent youth : a foundation for comparative research on needs, interventions, and outcomes by R. R Corrado( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation This book examines the research and theoretical bases for the creation of a risk-needs management instrument for violent adolescents and young adults. The proposed instrument includes risk indicators beginning pre-natally, pari-natally, at-birth, then through infancy, early childhood, middle childhood and, finally, adolescence. The main purpose of the instrument is to assist case managers responsible for providing positive interventions to families and children, at all childhood and adolescent life stages, in order to reduce the likelihood of violent behaviors. The case intervention strategy is based on the assumption that the earlier resources are provided, the more effective they will be. The data instrument will be structured so that the risk information is gathered cumulatively across age domains and can be used to match specific interventions with particular needs profiles of a family and child, adolescent or young adult. This book is of interest to researchers, policy-makers and government and non-government agency workers who are involved with policies, programs and instruments focused on the prevention of youth and young adult violence. It can be used as an advanced text book in upper level undergraduate courses and graduate courses in psychology, criminology, social work and educational counseling which deal with the child and youth violence, especially its causes and preventive interventions
Confinement, duality, and nonperturbative aspects of QCD by P. van Baal( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beam shaping and control with nonlinear optics by F Kajzar( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The field of nonlinear optics, which has undergone a very rapid development since the discovery of lasers in the early sixties, continues to be an active and rapidly developing - search area. The interest is mainly due to the potential applications of nonlinear optics: - rectly in telecommunications for high rate data transmission, image processing and recognition or indirectly from the possibility of obtaining large wavelength range tuneable lasers for applications in industry, medicine, biology, data storage and retrieval, etc. New phenomena and materials continue to appear regularly, renewing the field. This has proven to be especially true over the last five years. New materials such as organics have been developed with very large second- and third-order nonlinear optical responses. Imp- tant developments in the areas of photorefractivity, all optical phenomena, frequency conv- sion and electro-optics have been observed. In parallel, a number of new phenomena have been reported, some of them challenging the previously held concepts. For example, solitons based on second-order nonlinearities have been observed in photorefractive materials and frequency doubling crystals, destroying the perception that third order nonlinearities are - quired for their generation and propagation. New ways of creating and manipulating nonl- ear optical materials have been developed. An example is the creation of highly nonlinear (second-order active) polymers by static electric field, photo-assisted or all-optical poling. Nonlinear optics involves, by definition, the product of electromagnetic fields. As a con- quence, it leads to the beam control
Comparative risk assessment and environmental decision making by Igor Linkov( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decision making in environmental projects is typically a complex and confusing process characterized by trade-offs between socio-political, environmental, and economic impacts. Comparative Risk Assessment (CRA) is a methodology applied to facilitate decision making when various activities compete for limited resources. CRA has become an increasingly accepted research tool and has helped to characterize environmental profiles and priorities on the regional and national level. CRA may be considered as part of the more general but as yet quite academic field of multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA). Considerable research in the area of MCDA has made available methods for applying scientific decision theoretical approaches to multi-criteria problems, but its applications, especially in environmental areas, are still limited. The papers show that the use of comparative risk assessment can provide the scientific basis for environmentally sound and cost-efficient policies, strategies, and solutions to our environmental challenges
Frontiers of multifunctional integrated nanosystems by E. V Buzaneva( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compendium of novel information on molecular-scale science and the application of nanocarbon, nanosilicon and biopolymer integrated nanosystems. During the 20th century, molecular-scale science and nanotechnology developed rapidly, leading to the construction of innovative materials - nanosystens from molecules (fullerenes), supramolecules (nanotubes, peapods, polymers, biopolymers (DNA, protein and their complexes) and semiconductor nanoparticles (nano-Si, SiOx, Si/SiGe dots, metal nanowires). This book presents exciting new developments of the early 21st century. Significant progress has b
Enhancing urban environment by environmental upgrading and restoration by J Marsalek( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fusion of algebra, analysis and geometry, and their application to real world problems, have been dominant themes underlying mathematics for over a century. Geometric algebras, introduced and classified by Clifford in the late 19th century, have played a prominent role in this effort, as seen in the mathematical work of Cartan, Brauer, Weyl, Chevelley, Atiyah, and Bott, and in applications to physics in the work of Pauli, Dirac and others. One of the most important applications of geometric algebras to geometry is to the representation of groups of Euclidean and Minkowski rotations. This aspect and its direct relation to robotics and vision will be discussed in several chapters of this multi-authored textbook, which resulted from the ASI meeting. Moreover, group theory, beginning with the work of Burnside, Frobenius and Schur, has been influenced by even more general problems. As a result, general group actions have provided the setting for powerful methods within group theory and for the use of groups in applications to physics, chemistry, molecular biology, and signal processing. These aspects, too, will be covered in detail. With the rapidly growing importance of, and ever expanding conceptual and computational demands on signal and image processing in remote sensing, computer vision, medical image processing, and biological signal processing, and on neural and quantum computing, geometric algebras, and computational group harmonic analysis, the topics of the book have emerged as key tools. The list of authors includes many of the world's leading experts in the development of new algebraic modeling and signal representation methodologies, novel Fourier-based and geometric transforms, and computational algorithms required for realizing the potential of these new application fields
The role of biodiversity conservation in the transition to rural sustainability by NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the Role of Biodiversity Conservation in the Transition to Rural Sustainability( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents interdisciplinary advances in theory and practice pertaining to rural sustainability and sets forth an action research agenda and policy prescriptions to support rural sustainability with special emphasis on the Accession Countries to the EU. The book will address four themes. The first theme describes recent developments in tools and approaches to linking science, policy and management for biodiversity conservation improvement and their role in the transition to rural sustainability. The second is on challenges for biodiversity conservation in rural areas in Europe and North America as EU enlargement comes to be a reality. The third covers comparing and contrasting case study applications in biodiversity conservation from NATO and NATO partner countries. The last identifies new opportunities for re-structuring science, policy and management to improve biodiversity conservation in rural areas in the context of an enlarged European Union
Impact of the environment on human migration in Eurasia by E. Marian Scott( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The themes of the book focus on the origin, development, interactions, and migrations of the Scythians, in Eurasia and their relationships with the environment of 1st millennium BC. Without doubt, the environment played an important role in the life of ancient nomadic populations, forming the basis of their economies and influencing various aspects of their mode of life. The main focus is on the huge landmass of Eurasia where apart from global-scale environmental changes, local environmental change, including the physical landscape of forest, steppe, forest-steppe and so on changed. During the
Spectroscopy of emerging materials by Eric Faulques( Book )

7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive discussion of the key role of modern spectroscopic investigations in interdisciplinary materials science and engineering, covering emerging materials that are either absolutely novel or well-known materials with recently discovered, exciting properties
Advanced experimental methods for noise research in nanoscale electronic devices by Josef Sikula( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of recently developed experimental methods for noise research in nanoscale electronic devices, conducted by specialists in transport and stochastic phenomena in nanoscale physics. The approach described is to create methods for experimental observations of noise sources, their localization and their frequency spectrum, voltage-current and thermal dependences. Our current knowledge of measurement methods for mesoscopic devices is summarized to identify directions for future research, related to downscaling effects
Metallic materials with high structural efficiency by Oleg N Senkov( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book on the conception, development and application of metallic materials with high specific strength and high specific stiffness, or high structural efficiency, encompasses the scientific foundation necessary to control properties through control of composition, processing and microstructure, and also addresses the current state of the development of such materials as well as the conception of new metallic materials with high structural efficiency. The dominant emphasis is on aerospace applications. A number of new developments are presented, including information on titanium alloys modified with boron and silicon to provide dramatic improvements in strength and stiffness, and new aluminium alloys strengthened with quasi-crystalline precipitates for good high temperature properties. There is also an extensive update on sever plastic deformation and on nanocrystalline metals for structural applications
Nonlinear dielectric phenomena in complex liquids by Sylwester J Rzoska( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Complex liquids constitute a basic element in modern materials science; their significant features include self-assembly, mesoscale structures, complex dynamics, unusual phases and enormous sensitivity to perturbations. Understanding their nature and properties are a great challenge to modern materials science that demands novel approaches. This book focuses on nonlinear dielectric phenomena, particularly on nonlinear dielectric spectroscopy (NDS), which may be considered a possible successor to broadband dielectric spectroscopy (BDS). NDS phenomena directly coupled to mesoscale heterogeneity fluctuations, so information obtained in this way is basically complementary to BDS tests. The book also discusses the application of NDS in a set of complex liquid systems: glassy liquids, liquid crystals, liquids with critical point phenomena, and bio-relevant liquids. The complementary application of NDS and BDS may allow the discovery of universal patterns for the whole category of complex liquids. Written by specialists in the field of nonlinear dielectric studies, theoreticians and experimentalists, ranging from solid state physics to biophysics, the book is organized so that it can serve as a basic textbook for a non-experienced reader."--Publisher's description
Multiscale processes in the earth's magnetosphere : from interball to cluster by Jean-André Sauvaud( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is devoted to the achievements of two complementary multispacecraft missions - INTERBALL and CLUSTER II. The advantages of these powerful instruments for magnetospheric investigations are clearly shown together with problems that were or should be overcome in the mission management and data processing and interpretation. The main goal of both missions is the investigation of coupling among different magnetospheric regions and, consequently, the core of the book deals with this topic. Nevertheless, various coupling processes are influenced by upstream conditions or triggered by solar wi
Defence related SME's : analysis and description of current conditions by NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Defence Related SME's( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, there are big changes and differences between countries in matters of national defence. Gone are the huge engines of military industrial might, and struggling in their wake are networks upon networks of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME's), groping with the harsh reality of survival in this new world. For the first time, many if not most of them, are being forced to deal with new issues such as product development, marketing to a civilian world, private-sector financing and adopting competitive business practices and generally living outside the shadow of the defence business. Cru
Scientific co-operation in NATO : information on NATO science programmes by North Atlantic Treaty Organization( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart disease : environment, stress, and gender by Gerdi Weidner( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation This book addresses one major question: Why do men get more heart disease than women? Recent global trends in heart disease show that traditional coronary risk factors, such as elevated blood pressure and cholesterol are poor candidates in explaining the gender gap in heart disease. Changes in these risk factors also cannot explain the recent cardiovascular disease epidemic among middle-aged men in Eastern Europe. This book will focus on environmental, behavioral, and psychosocial variables, as well as new risk factors of a biological nature in an attempt to understand the gender gap in heart disease. It combines perspectives from numerous disciplines, such as demography, epidemiology, medicine, sociology, and psychology. This book features the work of a distinguished group of international researchers appearing in Richard Stone's report on "Stress: the invisible hand in Eastern Europe's death rates" (Science, vol. 288, June 9, 2000, pp. 1732-33). It combines perspectives from numerous disciplines, such as demography, epidemiology, medicine, nutrition, sociology, and psychology to explore the environmental, behavioral, and psychosocial influences on men's greater susceptibility to heart disease
The implementation of legally binding measures to strengthen the biological and toxin weapons convention by Marie Isabelle Chevrier( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Incidents of bioterrorism and biowarfare are likely to recur, leading to increased public concern and government action. The deficiencies of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC) are in urgent need of attention: the BTWC is the central international agreement to prevent the proliferation of biological warfare programmes. Uniquely, this book is written by diplomats involved in the decade-long effort (1991-2001) in which State Parties to the BTWC tried to agree a Protocol to the Convention with legally binding measures to strengthen its effectiveness, and academics concerned with the negotiations. Just before negotiations foundered, when the Chairman's proposed text was virtually complete, the problems and proposed solutions were examined thoroughly, leading to this book. The book is wide-ranging in its review of the history of biological warfare, the reasons why the current biological revolution is of such concern, and the main features of the BTWC itself. The core of the book examines the key elements of the proposed protocol - declarations, visits, challenge-type investigations, and enhanced international cooperation - and the implications for government, industry and biodefence, giving us all a better understanding of what still remains to be done to avert a biowarfare catastrophe
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityNorth Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific and Environmental Affairs Division

N.A.T.O. Scientific Affairs Division

NATO Division des Affaires Scientifiques

NATO. SAD

NATO Scientific Affairs Division

North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Division des affaires scientifiques

North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Division of Scientific Affairs

North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Office of the Scientific Adviser

North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division.

Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord. Scientific Affairs Division

OTAN. DAS

Scientific Affairs Division.

Severoatlantická aliance. Division of Scientific Affairs

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Confinement, duality, and nonperturbative aspects of QCDBeam shaping and control with nonlinear opticsComparative risk assessment and environmental decision makingFrontiers of multifunctional integrated nanosystemsEnhancing urban environment by environmental upgrading and restorationThe role of biodiversity conservation in the transition to rural sustainabilityImpact of the environment on human migration in EurasiaSpectroscopy of emerging materials