Defense And The Environment: Effective Scientific Communication by Katarina MahutovaDefense And The Environment: Effective Scientific Communication by Katarina Mahutova

Defense And The Environment: Effective Scientific Communication

byKatarina MahutovaEditorJohn J. Barich III, Ronald A. Kreizenbeck

Paperback | June 29, 2004

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The NATO Advanced Research Workshop, "Effective Scientific Communication Related to Recent Challenges and Activities in the Military Sector," was the result of close collaboration between defense and environmental officials in the United States and the Slovak Republic. It was recognized that effective solutions to environmental problems are achieved through the proper application of science, including the communications and the social sciences. Workshop was co-directed by Messrs. Ronald A. Kreizenbeck of US EPA and Lubomir KuÅ¡nír of Slovak Ministry of Defense. Workshop topics were grouped into five major topic areas including 1) Environmental Policy Perspectives, 2) Environmental Management Systems and Public Participation, 3) Environmental Security, 4) Environmental Decision Support, and 5) Protection of Nature and Natural Systems. Delegates from nineteen countries assembled to explore these topics at the Hotel Danube in Bratislava from April 22-26, 2003. A total of forty six delegates were in attendance, twenty from NATO countries and twenty six from Partners for Peace countries. The final program included technical sessions using a presentation and dialog format, work groups, field trips, and networking sessions. There were twenty nine technical presentations divided into seven sessions, and these form the basis for these proceedings. xiii Acknowledgments The organizers of this Advanced Research Workshop acknowledge the support of two major financial sponsors, the NATO Science Programme and the U. S. Department of Defense (USDOD) under the Partners for Peace Program (PfP).
Title:Defense And The Environment: Effective Scientific CommunicationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:244 pagesPublished:June 29, 2004Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Contributing Authors. Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. I: Environmental Policy Perspective. International Conventions in Environment: For Better Mutual Cooperation; J. Silvan. Environmental Aspects of Managing of Natural Resource Assets within the Military Sector; R.A. Kreizenbeck. Environmental policy of the Czech Ministry of Defence; P. Kozel. Environmental policy in the Estonian Armed Forces; A. Rekker. NATO Environmental Doctrine from Hungarian Point of View; Z. Jaczo, A. Vincze. STANAG 7141 EP - Plan of Implementation in Poland; S. Wilczkowiak. II: Environmental Management Systems and Public Participation. Public Participation in Decisions Relating to the Environmental Management of Ministry of Defence Sites; S.M. Clark. Environmental Policy in the Slovak Armed Forces, Environmental Management System as a Change for the Future; L. Kusnir. Environmental Management Systems (EMS) in the Military Sector: Promoting Broader Implementation; M. Dawson. EMS in the Military Sector: Problems and Opportunities; R.T. Moore. Recommendations Based on the NATO-CCMS Pilot Study on Methodology, Focalization, Evaluation and Scope of Environmental Impact Assessment; K. Pavlickova. III: Environmental Security. Environmental Management Systems, Reliability Management and Vulnerability Assessments: Potential within Contemporary Security Settings; J.J. Barich III, K. Mahutova. Non-ionizing Electromagnetic Radiation and Environmental Security; A. Silins, I. Klavins. Consequences of the Chernobyl Catastrophe as a Prototype of Nuclear Terrorism; D.M. Grodzinsky. Environmental Security: a Case of Slovenia; M. Malesic. Military Conversion / Restructuring and Sustainable Development Strategy; W. Zadorsky. IV: Environmental Decision Support Research. Index of Environmental Acceptability of Military Training; A. Komár, et al. Method for the Military Facilities Risk Assessment; F. Božek, et al. Risk Assessment of Large Capacity Petrol Storehouse; F. Božek, et al. The Rowing Windows Methodology for Risk Management and Remedy Optimization, an Approach for Addressing Chemical Contamination across Large Areas of Soil; G. Dawson, N. Smith. Environmental Technologies Research and Deployments at Los Alamos National Laboratory; D.W. Wilburn. The Superfund Basic Research Program: A Model for Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Risk and Prevent Exposure; K.C. Donnelly, et al. V: Protection of Nature and Natural Systems. Protection of Rare Species and Habitats in the Armed Forces of Lithuania; I. Jakimavičiūtė. Slovak Military Veterinary Services Protect and Exploit Rare Species for 11 Years; J. Marcin, J. Németh. Protection of Natural Habitats within the Military Land, Experiences from U.S. Army, Europe; W.A. Grimm. The Problem of the Environment and Nature Conservation in Romania; D.A. Botzan, et al.