Verification of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention / Edition 1

Verification of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention / Edition 1

by Malcolm R. Dando
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792365062

ISBN-13: 9780792365068

Pub. Date: 07/31/2000

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

The papers in this volume provide an integrated overview and in-depth analysis of the issues involved in the negotiations leading to the Prool to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, involving consideration of the key scientific and technical issues involved and also of the political context within which these issues have to be considered by the negotiators

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Overview

The papers in this volume provide an integrated overview and in-depth analysis of the issues involved in the negotiations leading to the Prool to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, involving consideration of the key scientific and technical issues involved and also of the political context within which these issues have to be considered by the negotiators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792365068
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
07/31/2000
Series:
Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 1 (closed), #32
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; M. Dando, et al. The Prohibition of Chemical and Biological Weapons; G. Pearson. Biological Weapons Proliferation Concerns; J. Tucker. The Biotechnology Revolution: The Science and Applications; K. Nixdorff, et al. The Relevance of Advances in Biotechnology to the Task of Strengthening the BTWC; M. Dando. Technological Aspects of Verification: Declarations, Managed Access and Confidential Proprietary Information; R. Guthrie. Technological Aspects of Verification: Investigation of Alleged Use of Biological Weapons; R. Guthrie. Verification Technologies: Sampling and Identification; C. Eon, H. Garrigue. Biological Agent Detection Technology; J. Valdes. Towards a Verification Prool; M. Chevrier. Prospects for the Ad Hoc Group; T. Toth. New Scientific and Technological Aspects of Verification of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BTWC): An Overview of the ASI and a 1999 Postscript; G. Pearson.

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