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Advanced technologies and methodologies for risk management in the global transport of dangerous goods; proceedings.


Advanced technologies and methodologies for risk management in the global transport of dangerous goods; proceedings.

NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Advanced Technologies and Methodologies for Risk Management... Ed. by Chiara Bersani et al.

IOS Press


333 pages



Nato Science for Peace and Security Series: E: Human and Societal Dynamics; v.45


Bersani (communication computer and system sciences, U. of Genova, Italy), Boulmakoul (Mohammedia Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Morocco), Garbolino (Centre de recherche sur les Risques et les Crises, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France), and Sacile (communication computer and system sciences, U. of Genova, Italy) present 16 papers from a NATO Advanced Research Workshop focused the validity of existing technologies and methodologies for enhancing safety and security in the transport of dangerous goods and evaluating future research needs with special reference to sustainable development and risk management. Some representative examples of topics discussed include trends and problems in risk assessment and emergency planning in hazardous materials transportation by road, assessment of risk and accident impacts related to dangerous goods transport in a dense urbanized area, finding solutions to mixed route strategies for transporting hazardous materials, modeling a real time mobile information system for hazardous materials telegeomonitoring, the Ukrainian response system for accidents in radioactive material transportation, and traffic optimization in hazardous materials transport on roads flowing towards one critical infrastructure.

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