Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security / Edition 1

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Overview

The Wiley Handbook of Science and Technology for Homeland Security is an essential and timely collection of resources designed to support the effective communication of homeland security research across all disciplines and institutional boundaries. Truly a unique work this 4 volume set focuses on the science behind safety, security, and recovery from both man-made and natural disasters has a broad scope and international focus.

The Handbook:

  • Educates researchers in the critical needs of the homeland security and intelligence communities and the potential contributions of their own disciplines
  • Emphasizes the role of fundamental science in creating novel technological solutions
  • Details the international dimensions of homeland security and counterterrorism research
  • Provides guidance on technology diffusion from the laboratory to the field
  • Supports cross-disciplinary dialogue in this field between operational, R&D and consumer communities
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470138519
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/8/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 2888
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 1.58 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Water Supply and Wastewater Management Regulations, Standards, and Guidance.

Roles of Federal, State, and Local Authorities in Water Infrastructure Security.

Potential Contamination Agents of Interest.

Understanding the Implications of Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies for Water.

Surveillance Methods and Technologies for Water and Wastewater Systems.

Designing an Optimum Water Monitoring System.

Emergency Response Planning for Drinking Water Systems.

Treatability if Contaminants in Conventional Systems.

Decontamination Methods for Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution Systems.

Decontamination Methods for Wastewater and Stormwater Collection and Treatment Systems.

Prevention of Contamination of Drinking Water in Buildings and Large Venues.

Communications and Information Infrastructure.

Critical Infrastructure Protection: Telecommunication.

Strategies for Protecting the Telecommunications Sector.

Wireless Security.     

Energy Systems.

Comparative Risk Assessment for Energy Systems: A Tool for Comprehensive Assessment of Energy Security.

Lessons Learned for Regional and Global Energy Security.

Large-Scale Electricity Transmission Grids: Lessons Learned from the European Electricity Blackouts.

Interdependent Energy Infrastructure Simulation System.

Self-healing and Resilient Energy Systems.

Nano-Enabled Power Sources.

Public Health.

Threat from Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Foreign Dengue Virus Presents a Low Risk to U.S. Homeland.

Data Sources for Biosurveillance.

Biosurveillance Tradecarft.

The North Carolina Biosurveillance System.

ESSENCE: A Practical Systems for Biosurveillance.

Biodefense Priorities in Life-science Research: Chemical Threat Agents.

Developing of Radiation Countermeasures.

Challenges to Medical Countermeasures against Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Agents.

Medical Countermeasures against Emerging Threat Agents.

Biodefense Workforce.

Health Risk Assessment for Radiological, Chemical, and Biological Attacks.

Transportation Security.

Roles and Implications of Transportation Systems in Homeland Security.

Transportation System as a Security Challenge.

Population Evacuations.

Emergency Transportation Operations and Control.

Ultra-scale Computing for Emergency Evacuation.

Harden Security of High-Risk and Critical Supply Chains,

Transportation Security Performance Measures.

Intelligence Systems.

Files Forensics and Conversion.

Craniofacial Aging.

New Approaches to Iris Recognition: One-Dimensional Algorithms.

Spectrally Adaptive Nanoscale Quantum Dot Sensors.

Finding Inadvertent Release of Information.

Contents.

Contributors.

Index. 

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