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Resilience of cities to terrorist and other threats : learning from 9/11 and further research issues

Author: H J Pasman; Igor A Kirillov; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division.
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer, ©2008.
Series: NATO science for peace and security series., Series C,, Environmental security.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cities tend to become more crowded, the high rise buildings taller, the traffic nodes more complex. The volume of hazardous cargo passing increases with the growth of economy and the expansion of technology. As we have seen in the recent past, cities can become too easily a focus of terror. To counter these trends measures have to be taken. This book presents an overview of threats and measures based on a NATO  Read more...
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NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Urban Structures Resilience Under Multi-Hazard Threats: Lessons of 9/11 and Research Issues for Future Work (2007 : Moscow, Russia).
Resilience of cities to terrorist and other threats.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2008
(OCoLC)226281083
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H J Pasman; Igor A Kirillov; North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Public Diplomacy Division.
ISBN: 9781402084898 1402084897
OCLC Number: 272311850
Notes: "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Urban Structures Resilience Under Multi-Hazard Threats : Lessons of 9/11 and Research Issues For Future Work, Moscow, Russia, 16 July-18 July 2007"--Title page verso.
"Published in cooperation with NATO Public Diplomacy Division."
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 545 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: From the contents Preface. I. Nature And Effects of Possible Threat --
II. Fire And Collapse Risks Of Urban Structures --
III. Material Properties, Structural Design And Testing --
IV. Future Strategies --
V. Warning Systems --
VI. Emergency Response Planning --
Index. List of contributors.
Series Title: NATO science for peace and security series., Series C,, Environmental security.
Responsibility: edited by Hans J. Pasman and Igor A. Kirillov.

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