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Title The geographical dimensions of terrorism / edited by Susan L. Cutter, Douglas B. Richardson, and Thomas J. Wilbanks
Published New York : Routledge, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents Changing landscape of fear / Susan L. Cutter, Douglas B. Richardson, Thomas J. Wilbanks -- Public health, law enforcement, and hazards management / Deborah S.K. Thomas -- Urban vulnerability to terrorism as hazard / James K. Mitchell -- Emergency preparedness and response, lessons learned from 9-11 / Gerald E. Galloway -- Transborder disaster management / Richard Wright, Paul Ganster, David Dow -- Space of terror / Alexander B. Murphy -- Geographies of inclusion/exclusion / Colin Flint -- Drug production, commerce, and terrorism / Kent Mathewson, Michael Steinberg -- Insurrections / Marilyn Silberfein -- Need for a national spatial data infrastructure / Mike Tatt -- Remote sensing imagery for emergency management / Andrew J. Bruzewicz -- Geospatial data in emergencies / Michael F. Goodchild -- Data modeling for emergencies / Michael F. Goodchild -- Intelligent emergency response systems / Mei-Po Kwan -- Geographic management systems for homeland security / Frederick Abler, Douglas B. Richardson -- Critical infrastructure / John A. Kelmelis, Scott A. Loomer -- Energy systems and infrastructures / Thomas J. Wilbanks -- Transportation and communication lifelines disruption / Harvey J. Miller -- Economic assessment of unexpected events / Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, Yasuhide Okuyama -- Estimating populations at risk / Jerome E. Dobson -- Recreating secure spaces / Ray J. Dezzani, T.R. Lakshmanan -- Understanding biological warfare / Arthur Getis -- Bioweaponry and agroterrorism / Lisa M. Butler Harrington -- Spatial surveillance of and response to biological threats / Marilyn O. Ruiz -- Openness versus security of geographic information / Harlan Onsrud -- Geosecurity / William B. Wood -- Research and action agenda / Susan L. Cutter, Douglas B. Richardson, Thomas J. Wilbanks
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-254) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Emergency management.
Geographic information systems.
Terrorism -- Prevention.
Terrorism -- Risk assessment
Terrorism -- prevention & control.
Disaster Planning.
Geographic Information Systems.
Risk Assessment.
Form Electronic book
Author Cutter, Susan L.
Richardson, Douglas, 1950-
Wilbanks, Thomas J.
ISBN 1317793846 (electronic bk.)
9781317793847 (electronic bk.)