Verifying Treaty Compliance: Limiting Weapons of Mass Destruction and Monitoring Kyoto Protocol Provisions / Edition 1

Verifying Treaty Compliance: Limiting Weapons of Mass Destruction and Monitoring Kyoto Protocol Provisions / Edition 1

by Rudolf Avenhaus, Nicholas Kyriakopoulos, Michel Richard, Gotthard Stein
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540338535

ISBN-13: 9783540338536

Pub. Date: 07/11/2006

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This book presents an interdisciplinary collection of expert analyses and views of existing verification systems. It provides guidelines and advice for the improvement of those systems as well as for new challenges in the field.

Overview

This book presents an interdisciplinary collection of expert analyses and views of existing verification systems. It provides guidelines and advice for the improvement of those systems as well as for new challenges in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540338536
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
07/11/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
629
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

Conceptual Framework.- Conceptual Framework.- Treaties and their Requirements.- Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Treaties: An Ontology of Concepts and Characteristics.- International Atomic Energy Agency Safeguards under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: Challenges in Implementation.- Verification under the Chemical Weapons Convention.- Biological Weapons Convention.- Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Verification.- Treaty on Conventional Forces in Europe.- Developing the Climate Change Regime: The Role of Verification.- Field Experience.- Experience and Challenges in Weapons of Mass Destruction Treaty Verification: A Comparative View.- A Concrete Experience: The Iraq Case.- Beyond Iraq: The New Challenges to the Nuclear Non Proliferation Regime.- Formal Models of Verification.- Formal Models of Verification.- Systems and Linkages - Crosscutting.- Civil Reconnaissance Satellites: Opportunities and Challenges.- Change Detection: The Potential for Nuclear Safeguards.- Aspects of Networking: Experience from Global Monitoring for Security and Stability.- Environmental Sample Analysis.- Tracing the Origin of Diverted or Stolen Nuclear Material through Nuclear Forensic Investigations.- Information Collection and Analysis.- The Information Infrastructure of a Treaty Monitoring System.- The International Level.- Open Source Information Collection, Processing and Applications.- The National Level.- Emerging Verification Technologies.- Advanced Sensor Technologies.- Monitoring Reactors with Cubic Meter Scale Antineutrino Detectors.- Digital Verification Techniques in the Nuclear Safeguards System: Status and Perspectives.- Emerging Verification Technologies.- A Sustainable Approach for Developing Treaty Enforcement Instrumentation.- Perspectives and Conclusions.- Continuity and Change in International Verification Regimes.- Improving Verification: Trends and Perspectives for Research.- Concluding Remarks.

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