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Radiation Injury Prevention and Mitigation in Humans

1st Edition

Kedar N. Prasad
September 18, 2018

With an estimated 3.3 billion ionizing radiation imaging examinations performed worldwide each year, the growing use of x-ray-based diagnostic procedures raises concerns about long-term health risks, especially cancer. In addition, rapid growth in the number of nuclear power plants around the world...

Risk Assessment for Water Infrastructure Safety and Security

1st Edition

Anna Doro-on
September 18, 2018

One of the seventeen critical infrastructures vital to the security of the United States, the water supply system remains largely unprotected from the threat of terrorism, including possible revenge by Al Qaeda over the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Recognizing and identifying prospective events of...

Surviving the International War Zone: Security Lessons Learned and Stories from Police and Military Peacekeeping Forces

1st Edition

Robert R. Rail
September 18, 2018

Few people are better able to describe how to survive in a war zone than those who have seen, experienced, and lived it first-hand. Comprised of a collection of original stories from international contributors, Surviving the International War Zone: Security Lessons Learned and Stories from Police...

Science and Technology of Terrorism and Counterterrorism

2nd Edition

Tushar K. Ghosh, Mark A. Prelas, Dabir S. Viswanath, Sudarshan K. Loyalka
September 10, 2018

Traditionally, resources on terrorism and counterterrorism tend to focus on the social, behavioral, and legal aspects of the subject, with minimal emphasis on the scientific and technological aspects. Taking into account these practical considerations, the second edition of Science and Technology...

Philippine Security in the Age of Terror: National, Regional, and Global Challenges in the Post-9/11 World

1st Edition

Rommel Banlaoi
September 10, 2018

As the twelfth most populous nation, the Philippines’ diverse religious and ethnic population makes it an ideal example of the changing tenet of what is deemed national security—post 9/11. Issues previously considered social or public are now viewed as security issues. Food production is now...

Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals

1st Edition

Godfrey Garner, Patrick McGlynn
August 09, 2018

There are a limited number of intelligence analysis books available on the market.  Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals is an introductory, accessible text for college level undergraduate and graduate level courses. While the principles outlined in the book largely follow military intelligence...

The Science of Biometrics: Security Technology for Identity Verification

1st Edition

Ravindra Das
July 10, 2018

The Science of Biometrics: Security Technology for Identity Verification covers the technical aspects of iris and facial recognition, focusing primarily on the mathematical and statistical algorithms that run the verification and identification processes in these two modalities. Each chapter begins...

Extremist Propaganda in Social Media: A Threat to Homeland Security

1st Edition

Michael Erbschloe
June 29, 2018

Extremist Propaganda in Social Media: A Threat to Homeland Security presents both an analysis of the impact of propaganda in social media and the rise of extremism in mass society from technological and social perspectives. The book identifies the current phenomenon, what shall be dubbed for...

Disaster Recovery: Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the Aftermath

1st Edition

Joseph O. Prewitt Diaz
May 29, 2018

This new volume, Disaster Recovery: Community-Based Psychosocial Support in the ​Aftermath, provides a wealth of realistic and applicable information for addressing mental health related issues resulting from disasters. It will provide readers with both a theoretical and practical look at...

CPTED and Traditional Security Countermeasures: 150 Things You Should Know

1st Edition

Lawrence Fennelly, Marianna Perry
April 20, 2018

CTPED and Traditional Security Countermeasures: 150 Things You Should Know is a handy reference for both seasoned professionals and those just starting out in security and law enforcement.  Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a foundational concept to physical security and can...

Field Confirmation Testing for Suspicious Substances

1st Edition

Rick Houghton
April 18, 2018

Frequently a substance found at a port of entry, waste site, laboratory triage facility, or even in a hazardous materials emergency will be labeled and purportedly identified. But law enforcement and other first responders cannot take this claim at face value, as the accuracy is not confirmed and...

Natural Hazards: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Landslides

1st Edition

Ramesh Singh, Darius Bartlett
March 21, 2018

Over the years, the interactions between land, ocean, biosphere and atmosphere have increased, mainly due to population growth and anthropogenic activities, which have impacted the climate and weather conditions at local, regional and global scales. Thus, natural hazards related to climate changes...

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