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Author NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Security and Public Safety - Problems and Needs in Conversion Policy and Research After 15 Years of Conversion in Central & Eastern Europe (2005 : Cottbus, Germany)

Title Environmental security and public safety : problems and needs in conversion policy and research after 15 years of conversion in Central and Eastern Europe / edited by Wolfgang Spyra and Michael Katzsch
Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 205 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series NATO security through science series. Series C, environmental security, 1872-4668
NATO security through science series. Series C, Environmental security. 1872-4668
Contents Machine generated contents note: Potential hazards caused by former military training areas in the days of terrorism -- Military sector and environmental protection in Estonia : challenges from 1991 to today -- Conversion in an environmental and safety context : the roles of actors and the double impact problem -- a Finnish perspective of a transnational issue -- Strategic security environment and the transition of the Bulgarian armed forces -- Responsibilities of owners of former military sites in Germany -- Risk assessment for the former military training area "Doberitzer Heide" -- Mobile systems for chemical weapons demilitarisation : recovery, identification and disposal -- Application of cost-effective technologies in the process of clean-up and conversion of former military base in Borne Sulinowo -- former military training area Konigsbruck and nature reserve Konigsbrucker Heide in the context of regional politics with particular consideration of hazards and public safety from the viewpoint of the site owner -- Hazards typically associated with different conversion sites and investigation strategies for historic military land-use analysis and risk assessment -- fortress of Kaunas : history present situation and conversion challenges -- Military area revival in the Czech Republic : a case study from the city of Hradec Kralove -- different eras, different approaches -- Concepts in environmental security in Central and Eastern Europe -- the legacy of war -- UXO field identification database : a tool for UXO clearance -- Consequences of contaminant liquidation at former military installations -- ecological condition of Kadji-Sai uranium tailings
Summary The conversion of former military areas represents one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century, and demands considerable expenditures on the part of society if it's to be properly addressed. This book discusses these issues
Analysis milieu
Environmental Sciences (General)
Milieuwetenschappen (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Military base conversion -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses
Environmental protection -- Congresses
Accidents -- Prevention -- Congresses
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Development -- Sustainable Development.
NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & Protection.
Environmental protection.
Accidents -- Prevention.
Military base conversion -- Environmental aspects.
Sciences de la terre.
Accidents -- Prevention.
Environmental protection.
Military base conversion -- Environmental aspects.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Spyra, Wolfgang.
Katzsch, Michael.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
ISBN 9781402056444