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    Field Detection Technologies for Explosives

    Explosives are historically the weapons that have been most frequently used against civilians by terrorist organisations. In the past few years, the use of explosives by terrorist groups has cost the lives of more people than the combination of all other attacks, including the use of weapons of mass destruction (chemical, biological and nuclear ...

  • Advances in Biological and Chemical Terrorism Countermeasures

    Biological and chemical weapons are a growing terrorist threat to the United States and other nations and countermeasures continue to evolve as a national and global priority issue. To keep up with this rapidly changing and vital field we must establish the current state-of-the-science on countermeasures to form a platform from which to offer ...

  • Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition

    Updated to reflect the numerous advances that have evolved since the September 11 terrorist attacks, Emergency Response Handbook for Chemical and Biological Agents and Weapons, Second Edition maintains its reputation as a comprehensive training manual for emergency responders to incidents involving nuclear, biological, and chemical materials.  ...

  • Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition

    Building on the foundation set by its best-selling predecessors, the Groundwater Chemicals Desk Reference, Fourth Edition is both a broad, comprehensive desk reference and a guide for field research. This fourth edition contains more than 1,700 additional references, including adsorption data for more than 800 organic compounds and metals, ...

  • Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials (II): E 1763 to latest; Molecular Spectroscopy; Surface Analysis

    Volumes 3.05 and 3.06 detail procedures for obtaining and reporting chemical analyses of ferrous and nonferrous metals, metal-bearing ores, and refractories. Some standards specify analytical equipment, and practices for conducting proficiency tests and reporting statistical test results; while others cover computerized systems, chemical, and ...

  • Analytical Chemistry for Metals, Ores, and Related Materials (I): E 32 to E 1724

    Volumes 3.05 and 3.06 detail procedures for obtaining and reporting chemical analyses of ferrous and nonferrous metals, metal-bearing ores, and refractories. Some standards specify analytical equipment, and practices for conducting proficiency tests and reporting statistical test results; while others cover computerized systems, chemical, and ...

  • Bisesi and Kohn`s Industrial Hygiene Evaluation Methods, Second Edition

    Professionals and students in the field of industrial hygiene need a concise guide that thoroughly covers the practical methods of evaluating health threats in the workplace.Bisesi and Kohn's Industrial Hygiene Evaluation Methods, Second Edition introduces basic methods for evaluating work and some non-work environments in order to detect and ...

  • Industrial Chemical Exposure: Guidelines for Biological Monitoring, Third Edition

    The bestselling resource on industrial chemical assessment just got better. A practical guide to biological monitoring for industrial chemical exposure assessment, the THIRD EDITION of INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL EXPOSURE: GUIDELINES FOR BIOLOGICAL MONITORING has been completely revised to include the latest developments in the field. In addition to an ...

  • Wood Structures: Global Forum on the Treatment, Conservation, and Repair of Cultural Heritage

    This unique, new ASTM publication gives you a global perspective of various wooden monuments that are part of the great architectural heritage of Russia, the former Soviet States, Scandinavia, other European countries, and the United States. In addition to historical background, it details the latest techniques used in restoring and preserving ...

  • Monitoring Imports of ODS: A Guidebook

    A guidebook that helps government environment officers and customs officials in developing countries decide how to design their own systems to monitor and control importation of ODS by learning from the actual experience of their peers on the South East Asia and Pacific region. It describes the monitoring systems in Australia, Brunei Darussalam, ...

  • Life in the Universe

    Energy, chemistry, solvents, and habitats - the basic elements of living systems - define the opportunities and limitations for life on other worlds. This class-tested text examines each of these parameters in crucial depth and makes the argument that life forms we would recognize may be more common in our solar system than many assume. It also ...

  • Free Radicals in Biology and Environment

    Our understanding of the quantitative aspects of free radical chemistry and the involvement of radicals in such areas as biology, medicine, the environment, etc., has developed spectacularly over recent years, yet the various topics are commonly discussed separately, in specific meetings and specialised publications. Free Radicals in Biology ...

  • Secondary Metabolites in Soil Ecology

    Secondary Metabolites in Soil Ecology focuses on the role of bacterial, fungal and plant secondary metabolites in soil ecosystems. Our understanding of the biological function of secondary metabolites is surprisingly limited, considering our knowledge of their structural diversity and pharmaceutically relevant activities. This volume reviews ...

  • Algal Toxins: Nature, Occurrence, Effect and Detection

    This volume contains the lectures and seminars given at the NATO Advanced Study Institute on “Sensor Systems for Biological Threats: The Algal Toxins Case”, held in Pisa, Italy in October, 2007. This ASI offered updated information on how far the research on algal toxins has gone in the exploration of structures, biosynthesis and regulation of ...

  • Algal Toxins: Nature, Occurrence, Effect and Detection

    This volume contains the lectures and seminars given at the NATO Advanced Study Institute on “Sensor Systems for Biological Threats: The Algal Toxins Case”, held in Pisa, Italy in October, 2007. This ASI offered updated information on how far the research on algal toxins has gone in the exploration of structures, biosynthesis and regulation of ...

  • Habitability and Cosmic Catastrophes

    The evolution of life on Earth during the last four billion years has not been uniform. Several distinct periods of mass extinction are known, the last led to the extinction of the dinosaurs some 60 million years ago. The causes for these mass extinctions are, at least in some cases, cosmic catastrophes, such as impacts of asteroid sized bodies, ...

  • Antarctic Ecosystems

    Choice Outstanding Title! (January 2006)The image of Antarctica as a symbol of the last great wilderness and pristine environment has changed considerably in the last two decades. Environmental problems such as the ozone hole and the break-up of ice-shelves have shown that Antarctica is inextricably linked to global processes and exposed to the ...

  • Digital Airborne Camera

    Digital airborne cameras are now penetrating the fields of photogrammetry and remote sensing. Due to the last decade’s results in research and development in the fields of for instance detector technology, computing power, memory capacity position and orientation measurement it is now possible to generate with this new generation of airborne ...

  • Model course:Adv training for chemical tanker cargo operations, 2016

    This course provides training for masters, chief engineer officers, chief mates, second engineer officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading, unloading, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo-related operations on chemical tankers. It comprises an advanced training programme appropriate to their ...

  • Chemical Leasing goes global

    Chemical Leasing is an innovative business model for the sustainable management of chemicals where the economic benefit is achieved by selling services. It provides adequate chemicals risk management coupled with environmental advantages and economic benefits for both the user and the producer. Within Chemical Leasing business models, the ...

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