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Transnational Criminal Organizations, Cybercrime, and Money Laundering: A Handbook for Law Enforcement Officers, Auditors, and Financial Investigators

1st Edition

James R. Richards
October 20, 1998

WRITTEN BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONAL FOR OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL IN THE TRENCHESThis book examines the workings of organized criminals and criminal groups that transcend national boundaries. Discussions include methods used by criminal groups to internationally launder money; law...

The Essential Pocket Book of Emergency Chemical Management

1st Edition

David R. Quigley
February 21, 1996

Save time - and maybe a life - with The Essential Pocket Book of Emergency Chemical Management. This detailed, no-nonsense guide contains all the information first responders need to quickly and effectively manage a chemical spill or leak. It efficiently presents information in an easy-to-use table...

Hazardous Materials Emergencies: The Professional Response Team

1st Edition

John R. Cashman
October 26, 1995

From the Introduction This book is mostly structured around first-person interviews with nationally and locally recognized experts who have been in hazardous materials response for a number of years. To aid networking, the addresses and telephone numbers of all persons interviewed are listed at the...

Hazardous Chemicals in the Polymer Industry

1st Edition

Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff
October 04, 1994

Provides accurate, up-to-date information on the hazardous properties of several hundred generic and specific polymeric additives used in elastomer and plastics processing operations, detailing the symproms of overexposure as well as resonsible packaging, shipping and emergency-response procedures....

Natural Disasters

1st Edition

David C. Alexander
July 29, 1993

As a well balanced and fully illustrated introductory text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the physical, technological and social components of natural disaster. The main disaster-producing agents are reviewed systematically in terms of geophysical processes and effects, monitoring,...

First Responder's Guide to Agricultural Chemical Accidents

1st Edition

Charles R. Foden, Jack L. Weddell
October 19, 1992

First Responder's Guide to Agricultural Chemical Accidents provides emergency safety and health information for 452 toxic and hazardous products. These products, frequently used by pest exterminators and farmers, include those insecticides, pesticides, rodenticides, herbicides, and fertilizers...

First Response: A Laboratory Health and Safety Chemical Expert System

1st Edition

Virginia Keith, Douglas B. Walters
October 07, 1992

First aid decisions made before professional medical help arrives in an emergency situation can be critical to the well-being of a victim. First Response is the resource to turn to when you need advice for emergency first aid response in the first few minutes after exposure to laboratory amounts of...

Hazardous Materials: Emergency Action Data

1st Edition

Charles R. Foden, Jack L. Weddell
December 29, 1991

This book is a reference guide that provides chemical, health, and safety information on more than 1,120 toxic and hazardous chemicals and lists nearly 3,000 synonyms used for the most commonly transported chemicals by railroad and highway carriers. Information comes straight from the manufacturers...

Remote Sensing for Hazard Monitoring and Disaster Assessment: Marine and Coastal Applications in the Mediterranean Region

1st Edition

Eric C Barrett, Krystyna A. Brown, Anton Micallef
November 28, 1991

Concern for environment hazards, plus the real or potential disasters they may prompt, is growing fast as populations and living standards rise. Fortunately, at the same time both the science and technology of space-based mapping and monitoring of our terrestrial environment are maturing fast. This...

The Politics of Terrorism, Third Edition,

3rd Edition

January 29, 1988

This book provides the reader with an introduction to the concept and practice of terrorism embedded within a firm understanding of politics and social structure. It explores the major theories, typologies, strategies, ideologies, practices, and responses to contemporary political terrorism....