Transport of Dangerous Goods : Methods and Tools for Reducing the Risks of Accidents and Terrorist Attack

This book addresses the various risks associated with the transport of dangerous goods within a territory. The emphasis of the contributions is on methods and tools to reduce the vulnerability of both the environment and human society to accidents or malicious acts involving such transport. With top...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Garbolino, Emmanuel (Editor), Tkiouat, Mohamed (Editor), Yankevich, Natalia (Editor), Lachtar, Dalanda (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book addresses the various risks associated with the transport of dangerous goods within a territory. The emphasis of the contributions is on methods and tools to reduce the vulnerability of both the environment and human society to accidents or malicious acts involving such transport. With topics ranging from game theory to governance principles, the authors together cover technical, legal, financial, and logistic aspects of this problem. The intended audience includes responsible persons in territorial organizations, managers of transport infrastructures, as well as students, teachers and researchers wishing to deepen their knowledge in this area.  
Physical Description:X, 249 p. 90 illus online resource
ISBN:9789400726840