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NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security

Managing Critical Infrastructure Risks

Editors: Linkov, Igor, Wenning, Richard J., Kiker, Gregory A. (Eds.)

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  • Offers a state-of-the-science approach to current environmental issues
  • Provides balanced international perspectives, including coverage of developing countries
  • Details the use of advanced quantitative tools to address policy problems
  • Covers risk assessment and decision analysis applications
  • Includes case studies in the use of risk assessment and MCDA
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At the beginning of each year, there is a deluge of top-10 lists on just about every subject you can imagine. A top-10 list of biggest news stories, best-selling books, most popular music and movies, richest companies, and best places to visit or live. It seems everyone has his or her own top-10 list, reflecting, perhaps, differences in regional, national, and cultural values. Companies and governments most often tend to focus their top-10 lists on economic priorities, or priorities related to national defense, security, public health, and new infrastructure. This year, 2007, was no exception. Yet, increasingly, we see governments, private organizations, and companies advocating a new type of prioritization. The complexity of societal change requires an enhanced capacity for scientific assessment, monitoring, and emer gency response. New uncertain and multifaceted risks and stressors as well as globalization and public pressure for decision transparency drive the need for a new framework for thinking about prioritization. This framework needs to reach beyond the realms of economics, world trade, and corporate management to include the environment, stakeholders, public preferences, and social goals. Moreover, corporations and individuals are not only interested in generic 10-best lists; they want lists tailored to their values, goals, and current economic and social state. For example, the U. S.

Table of contents (27 chapters)

Table of contents (27 chapters)
  • Understanding Environmental Security At Ports And Harbors

    Pages 3-15

    Wenning, Richard J. (et al.)

  • A Brief Analysis Of Threats And Vulnerabilities In The Maritime Domain

    Pages 17-49

    Bakir, N. O.

  • Environmental And Human Security In The Mediterranean

    Pages 51-61

    Ganoulis, Jacques

  • Protection of Hazardous Installations and Critical Infrastructures - Complementarity of Safety and Security Approaches

    Pages 65-78

    Fontaine, F. (et al.)

  • Applying Risk Assessment To Secure The Containerized Supply Chain

    Pages 79-95

    Voort, M. van de (et al.)

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eBook $129.00
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Hardcover $349.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Managing Critical Infrastructure Risks
Editors
  • Igor Linkov
  • Richard J. Wenning
  • Gregory A. Kiker
Series Title
NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-6385-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-6385-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-6383-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-6384-8
Series ISSN
1874-6519
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 488
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