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  • Extreme Photonics & Applications

    Extreme Photonics & Applications

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048136339

    "Extreme Photonics & Applications" arises from the 2008 NATO Advanced Study Institute in Laser Control & Monitoring in New Materials, Biomedicine, Environment, Security and Defense. Leading experts in the manipulation of light offered by recent adva…

  • Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology

    Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048123339

    The book contains the contributions at the NATO Study Institute on Exposure and Risk Assessment of Chemical Pollution - Contemporary Methodology, which took place in Sofia - Borovetz, Bulgaria, July 1-10, 2008. Rapid advances in mathematics, compute…

  • Water Treatment Technologies for the Removal of High-Toxity Pollutants

    Water Treatment Technologies for the Removal of High-Toxity Pollutants

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048134953

    Water is essential for life, a strategic resource for every country and population. Its availability and sanitary safety is highly connected with the health and economy status of population. Burden of disease due to polluted water is a major public…

  • The Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Environment

    The Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Environment

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402066405

    Using a scientific approach to identify and take action against persistent organic pollutants (POPs), this book focuses on preventative measures to manage POPs at their source. Readers get a complete overview of existing POPs monitoring activities a…

  • The Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Environment

    The Fate of Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Environment

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402066412

    Using a scientific approach to identify and take action against persistent organic pollutants (POPs), this book focuses on preventative measures to manage POPs at their source. Readers get a complete overview of existing POPs monitoring activities a…

  • Physical Properties of Nanosystems

    Physical Properties of Nanosystems

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400701298

    Recent advances in nanoscience have demonstrated that fundamentally new physical phenomena are found when systems are reduced to sizes comparable to the fundamental microscopic length scales of the material investigated. There has been great interes…

  • Biophysics and the Challenges of Emerging Threats

    Biophysics and the Challenges of Emerging Threats

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048123667

    Single-molecule techniques eliminate ensemble averaging, thus revealing transient or rare species in heterogeneous systems [1-3]. These approaches have been employed to probe myriad biological phenomena, including protein and RNA folding [4-6], enzy…

  • Biophysics and the Challenges of Emerging Threats

    Biophysics and the Challenges of Emerging Threats

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048123674

    Single-molecule techniques eliminate ensemble averaging, thus revealing transient or rare species in heterogeneous systems [1-3]. These approaches have been employed to probe myriad biological phenomena, including protein and RNA folding [4-6], enzy…

  • Nanomaterials and Nanoarchitectures

    Nanomaterials and Nanoarchitectures

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401799201

    The current work consists of nine contributions describing recent progress in the interdisciplinary of Nanoscience, which involves physics, chemistry, engineering, biology and medicine and one essay outlining some important historical and socioecono…

  • Nanomaterials and Nanoarchitectures

    Nanomaterials and Nanoarchitectures

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401799379

    The current work consists of nine contributions describing recent progress in the interdisciplinary of Nanoscience, which involves physics, chemistry, engineering, biology and medicine and one essay outlining some important historical and socioecono…

  • High-Pressure Crystallography

    High-Pressure Crystallography

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048192601

    This volume is a collection of lectures presented during the 2009 International School on High-pressure Crystal- graphy, which took place at the Ettore Majorana Center for Scientific Culture, between June 4 and 14, 2009, in the very picturesque Sici…

  • GeoSpatial Visual Analytics

    GeoSpatial Visual Analytics

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048128983

    Access, distribution and processing of Geographic Information (GI) are basic preconditions to support strategic environmental decision-making. The heterogeneity of information on the environment today available is driving a wide number of initiative…

  • Nanostructured Materials for Advanced Technological Applications

    Nanostructured Materials for Advanced Technological Applications

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402099144

    Nanoscience and Nanotechnology are experiencing a rapid development in many aspects, like real-space atomic-scale imaging, atomic and molecular manipulation, nano-fabrication, etc. , which will have a profound impact not only in every field of resea…

  • Silicon Versus Carbon

    Silicon Versus Carbon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048125227

    Even though there is no generally accepted definition of nanotechnologies to be defined as distinct discipline there is an emerging consensus that their advent and development is a growing in importance factor of the contemporary and future technolo…

  • Use of Landscape Sciences for the Assessment of Environmental Security

    Use of Landscape Sciences for the Assessment of Environmental Security

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402065880

    This book examines environmental security from the perspective of landscape sciences, identifying the forces that threaten environmental security at all levels. It stems from the last five years of the Pilot Study Project on Use of Landscape Science…

  • Nanomaterials

    Nanomaterials

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402094903

    Many potential questions regarding the risks associated with the development and use of wide-ranging technologies enabled through engineered nanomaterials. For example, with over 600 consumer products available globally, what information exists that…

  • Management of Weather and Climate Risk in the Energy Industry

    Management of Weather and Climate Risk in the Energy Industry

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048136902

    Meteorological and climate data are indeed essential both in day-to-day energy management and for the definition of production and distribution infrastructures. For instance, the supply of electricity to users can be disturbed by extreme meteorologi…

  • Nuclear Threats and Security Challenges

    Nuclear Threats and Security Challenges

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401799362

    With the dissolution of the Soviet Union the nuclear threats facing the world are constantly evolving and have grown more complex since the end of the Cold War. The diversion of complete weapon systems or nuclear material to rogue nations and terror…

  • The Socio-Economic Causes and Consequences of Desertification in Central Asia

    The Socio-Economic Causes and Consequences of Desertification in Central Asia

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402085437

    This book contains a selection of papers presented at the Advanced Research Workshop on 'The Socio-economic causes and consequences of desertification in Central Asia' held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in June 2006. The meeting provided a forum for twent…

  • Nanotechnology - Toxicological Issues and Environmental Safety

    Nanotechnology - Toxicological Issues and Environmental Safety

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402060748

    This book provides a summary of the state-of-art knowledge on nanomaterials and nanoparticles. It examines toxicological issues, risk assessment and control measures, public participation and educational/ethical issues, as well as institutional mech…

  • Integration of Information for Environmental Security

    Integration of Information for Environmental Security

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402065743

    Water management and disasters, including droughts and floods are becoming very important subjects in the international platforms. This book will provide information about high technology techniques to solve important problems using remote sensing a…

  • Engineering of Crystalline Materials Properties

    Engineering of Crystalline Materials Properties

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402068225

    This volume collects the state of the art in molecular materials. It collects the lecture notes of a series of lectures given by some of the best specialists in the field at the 2007 Erice International School of Crystallography, and also a NATO-ASI…

  • Sensors for Environment, Health and Security

    Sensors for Environment, Health and Security

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402090080

    The NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Sensors for Environment, Health and Security: Advanced Materials and Technology" was held in Vichy (France) on September 16-27, 2007 where more than 65 participants, ranging from Ph. D. students to experienced s…

  • Sensors for Environment, Health and Security

    Sensors for Environment, Health and Security

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402090103

    The NATO Advanced Study Institute on "Sensors for Environment, Health and Security: Advanced Materials and Technology" was held in Vichy (France) on September 16-27, 2007 where more than 65 participants, ranging from Ph. D. students to experienced s…

  • Counteraction to Chemical and Biological Terrorism in East European Countries

    Counteraction to Chemical and Biological Terrorism in East European Countries

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048123407

    The terrorist act with sarin gas in the Tokyo underground and the case with the spread of anthrax spores through the U.S. postal system stimulated the development of orga- zation of fight against terrorism on a national and global level. The goal of…

  • The Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure Against Emerging Security Challenges

    The Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure Against Emerging Security Challenges

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781614995715

  • Terrorists' Use of the Internet

    Terrorists' Use of the Internet

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781614997641

    Terrorist use of the Internet has become a focus of media, policy, and scholarly attention in recent years. Terrorists use the Internet in a variety of ways, the most important being for propaganda purposes and operations-related content, but it is…

  • Influence of Climate Change on the Changing Arctic and Sub-Arctic Conditions

    Influence of Climate Change on the Changing Arctic and Sub-Arctic Conditions

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402094590

    The current warming trends in the Arctic may shove the Arctic system into a seasonally ice-free state not seen for more than one million years. The melting is accelerating, and researchers were unable to identify natural processes that might slow th…

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXI

    Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXI

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400713611

    Recent developments in air pollution modeling and its application are explored here in contributions by researchers at the forefront of their field. The book is focused on local, urban, regional and intercontinental modeling; data assimilation and a…

  • Nuclear Terrorism and National Preparedness

    Nuclear Terrorism and National Preparedness

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401799355

    The nuclear crisis in Fukushima and growing threats of nuclear terrorism must serve as a wake-up call, prompting greater action to prepare ourselves for nuclear and radiological disasters.Our strategy to prepare for these threats is multi-layered an…

  • Prevention, Detection and Response to Nuclear and Radiological Threats

    Prevention, Detection and Response to Nuclear and Radiological Threats

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402066566

    Stemming from the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, this book asserts that no single institution or country possesses all the resources to effectively address radiological and nuclear threats. Moreover, the book asserts that fundamental scientific ch…

  • Prevention, Detection and Response to Nuclear and Radiological Threats

    Prevention, Detection and Response to Nuclear and Radiological Threats

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402066573

    Stemming from the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, this book asserts that no single institution or country possesses all the resources to effectively address radiological and nuclear threats. Moreover, the book asserts that fundamental scientific ch…

  • Water Scarcity, Land Degradation and Desertification in the Mediterranean Region

    Water Scarcity, Land Degradation and Desertification in the Mediterranean Region

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048125241

    Based on the suggestions made by the speakers of Plenary Session IV "Ch- lenges to the management of water resources and to countering deserti cation in the Mediterranean region" during the 15th Economic and Environmental Forum, the OCEEA proposed t…

  • New Techniques for the Detection of Nuclear and Radioactive Agents

    New Techniques for the Detection of Nuclear and Radioactive Agents

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402095993

    Nuclear and radioactive agents are considerable concerns especially after the early 1990s and more attention has been focused on the radiation detection technologies. This book comprises the selected presentations of NATO Advanced Training Course he…

  • Clean Soil and Safe Water

    Clean Soil and Safe Water

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400722422

    This book addresses questions of relevance to governments and industry in many countries around the world, in particular concerning the link between contaminated-land-management programs and the protection of drinking water resources and the potenti…

  • Transboundary Water Resources: A Foundation for Regional Stability in Central Asia

    Transboundary Water Resources: A Foundation for Regional Stability in Central Asia

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402067341

    The Central Asian republics and neighboring countries are currently experiencing problems related to the availability and efficient/equitable distribution of freshwater. This book contains papers from a NATO-sponsored Advanced Research Workshop that…

  • Security Informatics and Terrorism

    Security Informatics and Terrorism

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781586038489

    This work is intended to be of interest to counter-terrorism experts and professionals, to academic researchers in information systems, computer science, political science, and public policy, and to graduate students in these areas. The goal of this…

  • Strategies for Achieving Food Security in Central Asia

    Strategies for Achieving Food Security in Central Asia

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400725041

    Food Security is a primary concern for all countries. However the vulnerabilities which need addressing are dictated by the individual country according to the food control systems in place, the nature of the food industry and the culture of the cou…

  • Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle East

    Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle East

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402059841

    This volume brings together diverse voices relating to the critical issue of water management in one of the world's most politically volatile areas: the Middle East. The book collects the opinions of Palestinians, Israelis, Jordanians as well as int…

  • Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle East

    Integrated Water Resources Management and Security in the Middle East

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402059858

    This volume brings together diverse voices relating to the critical issue of water management in one of the world's most politically volatile areas: the Middle East. The book collects the opinions of Palestinians, Israelis, Jordanians as well as int…

  • Threats to Food and Water Chain Infrastructure

    Threats to Food and Water Chain Infrastructure

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048135448

    vi of a large number of people due to the enormous quantities of radioactive material that would be required to reach high levels of contamination in mass-produced or distributed supplies. Although, based on data presented at the Workshop concerning…

  • Advances in Regenerative Medicine: Role of Nanotechnology, and Engineering Principles

    Advances in Regenerative Medicine: Role of Nanotechnology, and Engineering Principles

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048187898

    This book summarizes the NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) on "Nanoengineered Systems for Regenerative Medicine" that was organized under the auspices of the NATO Security through Science Program. I would like to thank NATO for supporting this w…

  • Nanomaterials for Application in Medicine and Biology

    Nanomaterials for Application in Medicine and Biology

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402068270

    This book unites the multi-faceted work of international scientists from various domains as they cooperate to present the role of nanomaterials in modern medicine with particular emphasis on cell growth, manipulation, and modification. Not only does…

  • Self-Organization of Molecular Systems

    Self-Organization of Molecular Systems

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048124831

    The NATO ARW "Molecular Self-Organization in Micro-, Nano-, and Macro- Dimensions: From Molecules to Water, to Nanoparticles, DNA and Proteins" to commemorate Professor Alexander S. Davydov was held in Kiev, Ukraine, on 8-12 June, 2008, at the Bogol…

  • Green Metathesis Chemistry

    Green Metathesis Chemistry

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048134311

    An outstanding international scientific event in the field of metathesis chemistry, the NATO ASI "Green Metathesis Chemistry: Great Challenges in Synthesis, Catalysis and Nanotechnology" has been recently organized in Bucharest, Romania (July 21- Au…

  • Dangerous Pollutants (Xenobiotics) in Urban Water Cycle

    Dangerous Pollutants (Xenobiotics) in Urban Water Cycle

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402068003

    This book is based on the discussions and papers prepared for the NATO Advanced Research Workshop that took place under the auspices of the NATO Security Through Science Programme and addressed urban water management problems. The workshop sought to…

  • Countering Hybrid Threats

    Countering Hybrid Threats

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781614996507

  • Integrity of Pipelines Transporting Hydrocarbons

    Integrity of Pipelines Transporting Hydrocarbons

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400705944

    This book describes technical and practical aspects of pipeline damage. It summarizes the phenomena, mechanisms and management of pipeline corrosion in-service. The topics discussed include pipelines fracture mechanics, damage mechanisms and evoluti…

  • Risk Management of Water Supply and Sanitation Systems

    Risk Management of Water Supply and Sanitation Systems

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048123636

    Each year more than 200 million people are affected by floods, tropical storms, droughts, earthquakes, and also operational failures, wars, terrorism, vandalism, and accidents involving hazardous materials. These are part of the wide variety of even…