Marine Safety Books

  • Safety in sampling. Methodological notes (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThe presented methodological notes address the question of sampling accuracy when sample-based data collection operations are performed under operational constraints - a frequent concern of fishery administrations with limited budgets and human resources. The paper focuses on an 'a priori' determination of ...

  • Atmospheric Corrosion

    This comprehensive publication presents 16 international papers on atmospheric corrosion and corrosion testing. Provides an understanding of atmospheric corrosion concerns from the standpoint of economics, safety, and aesthetics, and what is being done about them on four continents. Topics include: • Corrosion on basic metals and alloys used ...

  • Awards for Improving the Coastal Environment : The Blue Flag Example

    This publication describes how tourism can be better integrated with the coastal environment through an award scheme that has done much to improve environmental awareness in coastal areas. The first part of the publication deals with the development of the Blue Flag scheme and the range of criteria to be fulfilled. The second part discusses the ...

  • Fire Properties of Polymer Composite Materials

    This book is the first to deal with the important topic of the fire behaviour of fibre reinforced polymer composite materials. Composites are used in almost every conceivable application, although the high flammability and poor fire resistance of these materials remains a critical issue. The book covers all of the key issues on the behaviour of ...

  • Offshore Risk Assessment

    Offshore Risk Assessment was the first book to deal with quantified risk assessment (QRA) as applied specifically to offshore installations and operations. Risk assessment techniques have been used for some years in the offshore oil and gas industry, and their use is set to expand increasingly as the industry moves into new areas and faces new ...

  • Offshore Risk Assessment

    Offshore Risk Assessment is the first book to deal with quantified risk assessment (QRA) as applied specifically to offshore installations and operations. Risk assessment techniques have been used for some years in the offshore oil and gas industry, and their use is set to expand increasingly as the industry moves into new areas and faces new ...

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