International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies, 34th Session: Erice, Italy, 19-24 August 2005 (The Science & Culture Series: Nuclear S
By: Richard C. Ragaini (editor), Amy L. Thompson (contributor), Claude G. Manoli (contributor)Hardback
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Since its inception in 1981, the Erice Seminars from which this book series originates have attracted the attention of world leaders in science, technology and culture.This latest volume in the series covers a wide range of topics - from energy studies and research to disarmament and cultural emergencies.In addition to the main topics, the book also includes an associated workshop program (the 33rd Session) focusing on cultural emergencies, specifically designing and building in resilience against chemical, biological and radiological attacks.
Energy: Nuclear and Renewable Energy: Nuclear Power in Europe (A Birkhofer); The Asian Nuclear Power Issue (A Miyahara); Climatology: Global Warming: Observational Climate Data and Comparison with Models (D H Douglass); Understanding Common Climate Claims (R S Lindzen); AIDS and Infectious Diseases: New Threats from Infectious Agents: Ebola Viral, Haemorrhagic Fever, Nipah Encephalities, SARS Avian Influenza: Episodes in a Never Ending Story? (J-C Manuguerra); Emerging Virus Infectious in a Changing World (A D M E Osterhaus); Brain Diseases: Update: Update on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (H Budka); Limits of Development: Migration: A West African Point of View on Migration (M Diop); Migration in the 21st Century -- A Mexican Perspective (A Gonzalez-Pozo); Pollution: Science and Technology: Subsurface Laser Drilling Applications (R Parker & L Everett); Desertification: Remote Sensing and Desertification: Desertification in the Sahel Revisited (L Olsson); Integrated Approaches to Desertification (E F Lambin); Permanent Monitoring Panel Meetings and Reports: Major Shortcomings in US Immigration Policy: Get Tough or Get Real? (C D Ellis); Conceptual Approach in the Creation and Implementation of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development of the Republic of Macedonia (M Milosevska); Disarmament and Cultural Emergencies: Non-Proliferation, Evolution -- Minimal Life: Will the Non-Proliferation Treaty Survive? (H Wegener); Comments on the Non-Proliferation Treaty (R Wilson); Energy Workshop: Carbon Sequestration and Storage -- The Needs (H Khatib); Consensus and Disagreement on Climate Change Due to Carbon Dioxide (K S Lackner); Information Security Workshop: Implementing Information Security and Its Technology: A Line Management Perspective (W A Barletta); Contributions and Recommendations for Bridging the Digital Divide (A Lehmann); Workshop on Building Resilience Associated with the 33rd Session (Terrorism) -- 5-6 May 2005: The Biological Threat (R Dierstein & A Driks); Damage Mitigation of Buildings Against Blast Loading (C Mayrhofer); and other papers.
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