Security and Environmental Sustainability of Multimodal Transport / Edition 1

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This book is the result of a NATO Advanced Research Workshop which was held at Imperial College London in January 2009. It features contributions from a range of international experts covering topics related to the transport of hazardous materials, such as routeing and scheduling, risk assessment, security, and social and environmental exposure. There is also a broad look at the implications of climate change for transport.

This unique resource offers a deep understanding of hazardous material transportation and concomitant security and environmental problems. The risks involved in the transport of dangerous goods are shown to arise mainly from the location of the sources and destinations as well as the timing of deliveries. Environmental concerns, including the implications of climate change for transport, provide a useful context for the more analytical material. The book is timely and topical as the subjects covered have become a focus for public concern in recent years, due in part to terrorist attacks on transport systems.

This comprehensive reference provides examples from around the world, illustrating the diversity of regulations which apply to the handling and transport of dangerous goods. It also provides interesting insights into the global energy supply chain and describes on-going work on establishing network vulnerability.

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Preface. Transportation Security and Vulnerability. Terrorism and the threat to multimodal transport — an overview; D. Tsamboulas.- Risk-averse routing of Hazardous Materials with Scheduled Delay;Ch. Bersani et al.-Transposition Of The Defence In Depth Concept To Hazmat Transport To Mitigate Territorial Vulnerability; E. Garbolino.-
On Decision Principles for Routing Strategies under Various Types of Risks; J.-D. Schmocker.- Hazmat Transportation. Urban Hazmats Line-Hual, Distribution And Modal Change: Case Study In Mexico; A. Lozano et al.-Routing Of Hazardous Material Shipments under the Threat of Terrorist Attack; Y. Dadkar, L. Nozick .-Transport of Radioactive Material and Waste-its Challenges; L. Qafmolla.- A Tele-Geomatics Based System And Mobile Object Model For Hazmat Monitoring; A. Boulmakoul et al.-
Terrorists And Hazmat: A Methodology To Identify Potential Routes; R. Garrido.- Risk in Multi-Modal Transport. Bayesian Analysis For Transportation Risk; P. Murray-Tuite.- Risk-Based And Cost Assessment Of Maritime And Port Security; K. Bichou.-Conceptualization Of A Game Theoretic Approach To Air Marshal Scheduling;
X. Nie et al.- Environmental Sustainability of Transport. A Simulation Model and a Vulnerability Assessment of the Worldwide Energy Supply; M. G. H. Bell, K. Zavitsas.-
Impact of Climate change on Transportation: A Security Issue; M. Al-Alawi.-

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