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  • Magnetic Nanostructures in Modern Technology

    Magnetic Nanostructures in Modern Technology

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402063367

    In this book, a team of outstanding scientists in the field of modern magnetic nanotechnologies illustrates the state-of-the-art in several areas of advanced magneto-electronic devices, magnetic micro-electromechanical systems and high density infor…

  • Water Supply in Emergency Situations

    Water Supply in Emergency Situations

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402063039

    This book reflects the outcome of a three day NATO Advanced Workshop entitled "Supply of Water to Cities in Emergency Situations." Some 35 experts from 14 countries from Europe, the Middle East and Asia assembled in Tel-Aviv for this event. It illum…

  • Advances in Food Protection

    Advances in Food Protection

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400710993

    The global food-supply chain is vulnerable to threats from a variety of directions. Hence food security and safety remains a hot topic worldwide in academic research arenas and food industry practices. This book describes efforts from academia, gove…

  • Advanced Bioactive Compounds Countering the Effects of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Agents

    Advanced Bioactive Compounds Countering the Effects of Radiological, Chemical and Biological Agents

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400765320

    The probability for exposure to damaging radiation, toxic chemicals in the environment and adverse biological agents has increased exponentially today. The more frequent and faster travel that we experience today also escalates the risk of contracti…

  • Multiple Stressors: A Challenge for the Future

    Multiple Stressors: A Challenge for the Future

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402063336

    Ecotoxiclogical risk from multiple stressors covers any situation where org- isms are exposed to a combination of environmental stressors. These include physical and chemical pollutants as well as other stressors such as parasites and environmental…

  • Multiple Stressors: A Challenge for the Future

    Multiple Stressors: A Challenge for the Future

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402063343

    Ecotoxiclogical risk from multiple stressors covers any situation where org- isms are exposed to a combination of environmental stressors. These include physical and chemical pollutants as well as other stressors such as parasites and environmental…

  • Advanced Materials and Technologies for Micro/Nano-Devices, Sensors and Actuators

    Advanced Materials and Technologies for Micro/Nano-Devices, Sensors and Actuators

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048138050

    A NATO Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) entitled "Advanced Materials and Technologies for Micro/Nano Devices, Sensors and Actuators" was held in St. Petersburg, Russia, from June 29 to July 2, 2009. The main goal of the Workshop was to examine (at a…

  • Silicon Versus Carbon

    Silicon Versus Carbon

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048125210

    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…

  • Security and Environmental Sustainability of Multimodal Transport

    Security and Environmental Sustainability of Multimodal Transport

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048185610

    Not until the recent attacks on transport systems has transport security become a focus of public concern and academic research. Various aspects of transport security have already been analysed under different agendas. Some research was focused on t…

  • Security and Environmental Sustainability of Multimodal Transport

    Security and Environmental Sustainability of Multimodal Transport

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048185627

    Not until the recent attacks on transport systems has transport security become a focus of public concern and academic research. Various aspects of transport security have already been analysed under different agendas. Some research was focused on t…

  • Stem Cells and Their Potential for Clinical Application

    Stem Cells and Their Potential for Clinical Application

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402064685

    The NATO-ASI conference Stem Cells and Their Potential for Clinical Application featured cutting-edge presentations ranging from laboratory research findings to the latest therapeutic applications. This book features contributions from many of the l…

  • Stem Cells and Their Potential for Clinical Application

    Stem Cells and Their Potential for Clinical Application

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402064678

    The NATO-ASI conference Stem Cells and Their Potential for Clinical Application featured cutting-edge presentations ranging from laboratory research findings to the latest therapeutic applications. This book features contributions from many of the l…

  • Nanoscaled Semiconductor-on-Insulator Structures and Devices

    Nanoscaled Semiconductor-on-Insulator Structures and Devices

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402063794

    This book offers combined views on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) nanoscaled electronics from experts in the fields of materials science, device physics, electrical characterization and computer simulation. Coverage analyzes prospects of SOI nanoelectro…

  • Assessment of Hydrogen Energy for Sustainable Development

    Assessment of Hydrogen Energy for Sustainable Development

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402064418

    Fossil fuel prices continue to rise and, at the same time, environmental policies are demanding a reduction in greenhouse gases and toxic emissions. A coherent energy strategy is needed: one that addresses both energy supply and demand and takes int…

  • Assessment of Hydrogen Energy for Sustainable Development

    Assessment of Hydrogen Energy for Sustainable Development

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402064401

    Fossil fuel prices continue to rise and, at the same time, environmental policies are demanding a reduction in greenhouse gases and toxic emissions. A coherent energy strategy is needed: one that addresses both energy supply and demand and takes int…

  • Management of Weather and Climate Risk in the Energy Industry

    Management of Weather and Climate Risk in the Energy Industry

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048136919

    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…

  • Optical Waveguide Sensing and Imaging

    Optical Waveguide Sensing and Imaging

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402069512

    The book explores various aspects of existing and emerging fiber and waveguide optics sensing and imaging technologies including recent advances in nanobiophotonics. The focus is both on fundamental and applied research as well as on applications in…

  • Detection of Biological Agents for the Prevention of Bioterrorism

    Detection of Biological Agents for the Prevention of Bioterrorism

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048198795

    The threat of biological and chemical terrorism has driven the demand for timely techniques that can quickly detect the agent or agents used in an attack. The detection and/or prevention of these potential security threats provide significant scient…

  • NATO And Terrorism

    NATO And Terrorism

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402062759

    This book provides information about how leading agencies across the NATO membership are preparing to confront and respond to terrorists deploying Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), Weapons of Mass Killing (WMK) and Weapons of Mass Disruption (WMDi)…

  • Mid-Infrared Coherent Sources and Applications

    Mid-Infrared Coherent Sources and Applications

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402064623

    Covering fundamental principles and the state of the art, this is a collection of reviews from experts in mid-infrared (mid-IR) coherent sources. Among the sources covered are optical parametric oscillators, difference frequency generators, and the…

  • Geographic Uncertainty in Environmental Security

    Geographic Uncertainty in Environmental Security

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402064371

    This book features papers presented at a NATO Advanced Research Workshop, help in Kyiv, Ukraine, in July 2006. The workshop focused on how uncertainty and fuzziness can be better modeled and implemented in Geographic Information Science to help deci…

  • Geographic Uncertainty in Environmental Security

    Geographic Uncertainty in Environmental Security

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402064364

    This book features papers presented at a NATO Advanced Research Workshop, help in Kyiv, Ukraine, in July 2006. The workshop focused on how uncertainty and fuzziness can be better modeled and implemented in Geographic Information Science to help deci…

  • Emerging and Endemic Pathogens

    Emerging and Endemic Pathogens

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048196364

    It is a truism among biologists that an organism's phenotype is the product of both its genotype and its environment. An organism's genotype contains the total informational potential of the individual, while its environment shapes the expression of…

  • Water Purification and Management

    Water Purification and Management

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048197897

    One of the major challenges for many Mediterranean and other countries is finding viable solutions to tackle water shortage. Some of the major water quality constraints derive from the high salinity of groundwater and from pollution sources such as:…

  • Threats to Food and Water Chain Infrastructure

    Threats to Food and Water Chain Infrastructure

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048135455

    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…

  • Water and Food Security in Central Asia

    Water and Food Security in Central Asia

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400701120

    Central Asia is vulnerable to water scarcity because it is located in semiarid and arid vegetation zones and large parts of its economy depend on water for irrigation and energy. Climate-change scenarios predict temperature increases and a rising nu…

  • Safety, Reliability and Risks Associated with Water, Oil and Gas Pipelines

    Safety, Reliability and Risks Associated with Water, Oil and Gas Pipelines

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402065248

    Springer has here produced a major debut in English-language publications. It's the first book to describe very recent methods for pipe defect assessment such as notch fracture mechanics and critical gross strain. Pipelines remain the least expensiv…

  • Managing Critical Infrastructure Risks

    Managing Critical Infrastructure Risks

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402063848

    This book offers a state-of-the-science approach to current environmental security threats and infrastructure vulnerabilities. It emphasizes beliefs that the convergence of seemingly disparate viewpoints and often uncertain and limited information i…

  • Managing Critical Infrastructure Risks

    Managing Critical Infrastructure Risks

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402063831

    This book offers a state-of-the-science approach to current environmental security threats and infrastructure vulnerabilities. It emphasizes beliefs that the convergence of seemingly disparate viewpoints and often uncertain and limited information i…

  • Problems of High Altitude Medicine and Biology

    Problems of High Altitude Medicine and Biology

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402062995

    Hypoxia is and remains a major public health issue in many populated mountainous areas all over the world. This book is directly derived from a NATO-sponsored international meeting on problems of high altitude medicine and biology, which was held on…

  • Biophotonics: Spectroscopy, Imaging, Sensing, and Manipulation

    Biophotonics: Spectroscopy, Imaging, Sensing, and Manipulation

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048199761

    This volume describes an impressive array of the current photonic-related technologies being used in the investigation of biological systems. The topics include various types of microscopy (fluorescence correlation microscopy, two-photon microscopy)…

  • Threats to Global Water Security

    Threats to Global Water Security

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048123438

    The UN designated the decade 2005-2015 as the International Decade for Action - Water for Life. The move was initiated at the third World Water Forum in Kyoto, 2003, and it could prove the most significant and effective outcome of the triennial seri…

  • Desertification and Risk Analysis Using High and Medium Resolution Satellite Data

    Desertification and Risk Analysis Using High and Medium Resolution Satellite Data

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402089350

    This work becomes with methodological rigor a part of the innovative proposals for the characterization of the areas at risk of desertification. The complexity of the phenomenon of desertification, which involves extended surfaces in all continents,…

  • Radioactive Particles in the Environment

    Radioactive Particles in the Environment

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048129485

    Radioactive particles have been released to the environment from a number of sources, including nuclear weapon tests, nuclear accidents and discharges from nuclear installations. Particle characteristics influence the mobility, biological uptake and…

  • Metastable Systems under Pressure

    Metastable Systems under Pressure

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048134069

    recently discovered advantages of amorphous forms of medicines/pharmaceutical products which focused a significant part of industry-related efforts on the GFA (Glass Forming Ability) and the glass temperature (T) versus pressure g dependences. 1 b ?…

  • Terahertz and Mid Infrared Radiation

    Terahertz and Mid Infrared Radiation

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400707689

    Terahertz (THz) and Mid-Infrared (MIR) radiation (TERA-MIR) can be transmitted through nearly any material without causing biological harm. Novel and rapid methods of detection can be created with devices operation in these spectral ranges allowing…

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXI

    Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXI

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400713581

    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…

  • Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies

    Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies

    Övrigt - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402065132

    Here readers will find a summary of proceedings at a highly important NATO workshop. The ARW Advanced Combustion and Aerothermal Technologies: Environmental Protection and Pollution Reductions, was held in Kiev, May 2006. The workshop was co-directe…

  • Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XX

    Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XX

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048138111

    Recent developments in air pollution modelling are explored as a series of contributions from researchers at the forefront of their field. This book on air pollution modelling and its application is focused on local, urban, regional and intercontine…

  • Addressing Global Environmental Security Through Innovative Educational Curricula

    Addressing Global Environmental Security Through Innovative Educational Curricula

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402093135

    As the importance of environmental security increases worldwide, colleges and universities are evaluating how well they are preparing the next generation of environmental scientists and managers and developing new educational approaches. In this vol…

  • Renewable Energy in the Middle East

    Renewable Energy in the Middle East

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402098918

    Energy insecurity is not normally associated with the Middle East. However, away from the oil-rich Persian Gulf, the countries of the eastern Mediterranean are particularly vulnerable. Their fossil fuel endowments are low, while their fractious rela…

  • High-Pressure Crystallography

    High-Pressure Crystallography

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048192571

    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…

  • New Techniques for the Detection of Nuclear and Radioactive Agents

    New Techniques for the Detection of Nuclear and Radioactive Agents

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402095986

    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…