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Beyond Command and Control: Leadership, Culture and Risk

1st Edition

Richard Adams, Christine Owen, Cameron Scott, David Phillip Parsons
May 08, 2017

This book will advance the understanding of leadership beyond the inherited myths and modalities of command and control. Leadership is separated from ideas and institutional seniority and explained as the collaborative power of one with others. Enabling the intelligent co-participation of all...

Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation

1st Edition

Anthony V. DiSalvatore
April 13, 2017

Unlike current books on the market that focus primarily on the technical aspects of surveillance and protection, Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation focuses on the operation of a security surveillance center. This text explains in detail the role of security...

Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders

3rd Edition

Robert Burke
March 31, 2017

The third edition of a bestseller, Hazardous Materials Chemistry for Emergency Responders continues to provide the fundamentals of "street chemistry" required by emergency response personnel. Emergency response and hazmat expert Robert Burke takes the basics of chemistry appropriate for response...

Physical Security and Environmental Protection

1st Edition

John Perdikaris
March 30, 2017

Manage a Hazard or Threat Effectively and Prevent It from Becoming a Disaster When disaster strikes, it can present challenges to those caught off guard, leaving them to cope with the fallout. Adopting a risk management approach to addressing threats, vulnerability, and risk assessments is...

Handbook of Emergency Response: A Human Factors and Systems Engineering Approach

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz
March 29, 2017

Despite preemptive preparations, disasters can and do occur. Whether natural disasters, catastrophic accidents, or terrorist attacks, the risk cannot be completely eliminated. A carefully prepared response is your best defense. Handbook of Emergency Response: A Human Factors and Systems Engineering...

Non-Imaging Microwave and Millimetre-Wave Sensors for Concealed Object Detection

1st Edition

Boris Y. Kapilevich, Stuart W. Harmer, Nicholas J. Bowring
March 29, 2017

In response to the ever-increasing global threat of terrorist attacks, the personal screening industry has been growing at a rapid rate. Many methods have been developed for detecting concealed weapons and explosives on the human body. In this important new book, the authors discuss their...

Cybersecurity: Geopolitics, Law, and Policy

1st Edition

Amos N. Guiora
March 07, 2017

This book examines the legal and policy aspects of cyber-security. It takes a much needed look at cyber-security from a geopolitical perspective. Through this lens, it seeks to broaden the reader's understanding of the legal and political considerations of individuals, corporations, law enforcement...

Understanding Personal Security and Risk: A Guide for Business Travelers

1st Edition

Charles E. Goslin
March 01, 2017

Uniting broad, time-tested security principles and the author’s 35-plus years of experience with international security, intelligence, and foreign affairs, Understanding Personal Security: A Guide for Business Travelers offers a detailed yet practical framework on which to develop personal security...

Ion Mobility Spectrometry - Mass Spectrometry: Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Charles L. Wilkins, Sarah Trimpin
February 27, 2017

The analytical power of ion mobility spectrometry-mass spectrometry (IMS-MS) instruments is poised to advance this technology from research to analytical laboratories. Exploring these developments at this critical juncture, Ion Mobility Spectrometry-Mass Spectrometry: Theory and Applications covers...

Emergency Planning for Nuclear Power Plants

1st Edition

Paul Elkmann
January 10, 2017

This book provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950’s to the 2000’s.  It gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know, including brief overviews of the health physics and plant engineering that...

Coming Home after Disaster: Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery

1st Edition

Alka Sapat, Ann-Margaret Esnard
December 28, 2016

Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and political considerations.  The multi-faceted nature of housing recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its numerous dimensions and contours that are...

Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness

1st Edition

Mats Isaksson, Christopher L. Raaf
December 21, 2016

Radioactive sources such as nuclear power installations can pose a great threat to both humans and our environment. How do we measure, model and regulate such threats? Environmental Radioactivity and Emergency Preparedness addresses these topical questions and aims to plug the gap in the lack of...

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