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Title Making the nation safer : the role of science and technology in countering terrorism / Committee on Science and Technology for Countering Terrorism, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 415 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Nuclear and radiological threats -- 3. Human and agricultural health systems -- 4. Toxic chemicals and explosive materials -- 5. Information technology -- 6. Energy systems -- 7. Transportation systems -- 8. Cities and fixed infrastructure -- 9. The response of people to terrorism -- 10. Complex and interdependent systems -- 11. The significance of crosscutting challenges and technologies -- 12. Equipping the federal government to counter terrorism -- 13. Essential partners in a national strategy: states and cities, industry, and universities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Terrorism -- Prevention -- Technological innovations.
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention.
Terrorism -- prevention & control.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Science and Technology for Countering Terrorism.
LC no. 2002011495
ISBN 0309529018 (electronic bk.)
9780309529013 (electronic bk.)