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The Resource Arthur H. Westing : Pioneer on the Environmental Impact of War

Arthur H. Westing : Pioneer on the Environmental Impact of War

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Arthur H. Westing : Pioneer on the Environmental Impact of War
Title
Arthur H. Westing
Title remainder
Pioneer on the Environmental Impact of War
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Westing, Arthur H
Dewey number
333.73
LC call number
K3581-3598.22GE170HC
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice Ser.
Series volume
v.1
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  • War -- Environmental aspects
  • War and society
Label
Arthur H. Westing : Pioneer on the Environmental Impact of War
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Arthur H. Westing -- Editorial -- Preface -- Contents -- Part I War and the Environment -- 1 The Environmental Impact of War: A Personal Retrospective -- 1.1{u2026}The Larger Context -- 1.2{u2026}My Relevant Background -- 1.3{u2026}The Second Indochina War ('Vietnam Conflict') of 1961--1975 -- 1.4{u2026}And Following the War in Indochina -- 1.5{u2026}Related Developments -- 1.6{u2026}A Final Note of Appreciation -- 2 What Next? A Search for Security in War and Peace -- 2.1{u2026}As Matters Now Stand -- 2.2{u2026}The Law of War -- 2.3{u2026}The Search for Security -- 3 The Author's Relevant Papers: A Selective Listing -- Part II Benchmark Papers by the Author:A Selection -- 4 The Second Indochina War of 1961--1975: Its Environmental Impact -- 4.1{u2026}Introduction -- 4.2{u2026}The South Vietnamese Theater of War -- 4.3{u2026}The US War Strategy in South Viet Nam -- 4.4{u2026}High-Explosive Munitions (Bombs and Shells) -- 4.5{u2026}Chemical Anti-Plant Agents (Herbicides) -- 4.6{u2026}Landclearing Tractors ('Rome Plows') -- 4.7{u2026}The Implications of Anti-Plant Warfare -- References -- 5 The Gulf War of 1991: Its Environmental Impact -- 5.1{u2026}Introduction -- 5.2{u2026}The Theater of Operations -- 5.2.1 General -- 5.2.2 Iraq -- 5.2.3 Kuwait -- 5.2.4 The Persian (Arabian) Gulf -- 5.3{u2026}Military Assault on the Environment -- 5.3.1 General -- 5.3.2 On the Terrestrial Environment -- 5.3.2.1 Via Aerial Actions -- 5.3.2.2 Via Ground Actions -- 5.3.3 On the Marine Environment -- 5.4{u2026}Environmental Consequences of the Gulf War -- 5.4.1 General -- 5.4.2 On the Atmosphere -- 5.4.3 On the Terrestrial Environment -- 5.4.4 On the Marine Environment -- 5.4.5 On Society -- 5.5{u2026}Some Lessons Learned from This War -- 5.5.1 General -- 5.5.2 Regarding the Legal Regime -- 5.5.3 Regarding the Cultural Regime -- 5.6{u2026}Conclusion -- References -- 6 Environmental War: Hostile Manipulations of the Environment -- 6.1{u2026}Introduction -- 6.2{u2026}Celestial Bodies and Space
  • 6.3{u2026}The Atmosphere -- 6.4{u2026}The Lithosphere -- 6.5{u2026}The Hydrosphere -- 6.6{u2026}The Biosphere -- 6.7{u2026}Conclusion -- References -- 7 Nuclear War: Its Environmental Impact -- 7.1{u2026}Introduction -- 7.2{u2026}Large-Scale Wildfires -- 7.3{u2026}Radioactive Fallout -- 7.4{u2026}Enhancement of Ultraviolet Radiation -- 7.5{u2026}Loss of Atmospheric Oxygen and Gain in Carbon Dioxide -- 7.5.1 Basic Data -- 7.5.2 Environmental Effects -- 7.5.3 Ecological Consequences -- 7.6{u2026}Reduction of Sunlight and Temperature -- 7.6.1 Background -- 7.6.2 Reduced Light -- 7.6.3 Reduced Temperatures -- 7.7{u2026}Overall Effects -- 7.8{u2026}Conclusion -- References -- 8 Protecting the Environment in War: Legal Constraints -- Abstract -- 8.1{u2026}The Issue -- 8.2{u2026}Applicable International Law -- 8.2.1 Approaches to Protecting the Environment from Military Damage -- 8.2.2 Potentially Applicable Bodies of International Law -- 8.3{u2026}Treaty Non-Parties Versus Treaty Parties -- 8.3.1 Interstate Warfare -- 8.3.2 Intrastate Warfare -- 8.4{u2026}Treaty Compliance -- 8.4.1 Verification -- 8.4.2 Enforcement -- 8.4.3 Two Specific Wars -- 8.5{u2026}Implications -- References -- 9 Protecting the Environment in War: Military Guidelines -- 9.1{u2026}Background -- 9.2{u2026}Peacetime Guidelines -- 9.3{u2026}Wartime Guidelines -- 9.4{u2026}What Next? -- 9.5{u2026}In Conclusion -- References -- Glossary -- Units of Measure
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC994143
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (153 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783642313226
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC994143
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL994143
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10593633
  • (CaONFJC)MIL394368
  • (OCoLC)808817275
Label
Arthur H. Westing : Pioneer on the Environmental Impact of War
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Arthur H. Westing -- Editorial -- Preface -- Contents -- Part I War and the Environment -- 1 The Environmental Impact of War: A Personal Retrospective -- 1.1{u2026}The Larger Context -- 1.2{u2026}My Relevant Background -- 1.3{u2026}The Second Indochina War ('Vietnam Conflict') of 1961--1975 -- 1.4{u2026}And Following the War in Indochina -- 1.5{u2026}Related Developments -- 1.6{u2026}A Final Note of Appreciation -- 2 What Next? A Search for Security in War and Peace -- 2.1{u2026}As Matters Now Stand -- 2.2{u2026}The Law of War -- 2.3{u2026}The Search for Security -- 3 The Author's Relevant Papers: A Selective Listing -- Part II Benchmark Papers by the Author:A Selection -- 4 The Second Indochina War of 1961--1975: Its Environmental Impact -- 4.1{u2026}Introduction -- 4.2{u2026}The South Vietnamese Theater of War -- 4.3{u2026}The US War Strategy in South Viet Nam -- 4.4{u2026}High-Explosive Munitions (Bombs and Shells) -- 4.5{u2026}Chemical Anti-Plant Agents (Herbicides) -- 4.6{u2026}Landclearing Tractors ('Rome Plows') -- 4.7{u2026}The Implications of Anti-Plant Warfare -- References -- 5 The Gulf War of 1991: Its Environmental Impact -- 5.1{u2026}Introduction -- 5.2{u2026}The Theater of Operations -- 5.2.1 General -- 5.2.2 Iraq -- 5.2.3 Kuwait -- 5.2.4 The Persian (Arabian) Gulf -- 5.3{u2026}Military Assault on the Environment -- 5.3.1 General -- 5.3.2 On the Terrestrial Environment -- 5.3.2.1 Via Aerial Actions -- 5.3.2.2 Via Ground Actions -- 5.3.3 On the Marine Environment -- 5.4{u2026}Environmental Consequences of the Gulf War -- 5.4.1 General -- 5.4.2 On the Atmosphere -- 5.4.3 On the Terrestrial Environment -- 5.4.4 On the Marine Environment -- 5.4.5 On Society -- 5.5{u2026}Some Lessons Learned from This War -- 5.5.1 General -- 5.5.2 Regarding the Legal Regime -- 5.5.3 Regarding the Cultural Regime -- 5.6{u2026}Conclusion -- References -- 6 Environmental War: Hostile Manipulations of the Environment -- 6.1{u2026}Introduction -- 6.2{u2026}Celestial Bodies and Space
  • 6.3{u2026}The Atmosphere -- 6.4{u2026}The Lithosphere -- 6.5{u2026}The Hydrosphere -- 6.6{u2026}The Biosphere -- 6.7{u2026}Conclusion -- References -- 7 Nuclear War: Its Environmental Impact -- 7.1{u2026}Introduction -- 7.2{u2026}Large-Scale Wildfires -- 7.3{u2026}Radioactive Fallout -- 7.4{u2026}Enhancement of Ultraviolet Radiation -- 7.5{u2026}Loss of Atmospheric Oxygen and Gain in Carbon Dioxide -- 7.5.1 Basic Data -- 7.5.2 Environmental Effects -- 7.5.3 Ecological Consequences -- 7.6{u2026}Reduction of Sunlight and Temperature -- 7.6.1 Background -- 7.6.2 Reduced Light -- 7.6.3 Reduced Temperatures -- 7.7{u2026}Overall Effects -- 7.8{u2026}Conclusion -- References -- 8 Protecting the Environment in War: Legal Constraints -- Abstract -- 8.1{u2026}The Issue -- 8.2{u2026}Applicable International Law -- 8.2.1 Approaches to Protecting the Environment from Military Damage -- 8.2.2 Potentially Applicable Bodies of International Law -- 8.3{u2026}Treaty Non-Parties Versus Treaty Parties -- 8.3.1 Interstate Warfare -- 8.3.2 Intrastate Warfare -- 8.4{u2026}Treaty Compliance -- 8.4.1 Verification -- 8.4.2 Enforcement -- 8.4.3 Two Specific Wars -- 8.5{u2026}Implications -- References -- 9 Protecting the Environment in War: Military Guidelines -- 9.1{u2026}Background -- 9.2{u2026}Peacetime Guidelines -- 9.3{u2026}Wartime Guidelines -- 9.4{u2026}What Next? -- 9.5{u2026}In Conclusion -- References -- Glossary -- Units of Measure
Control code
UMKCLawddaEBC994143
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (153 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783642313226
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
UMKC Law: DDA record.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC994143
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL994143
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10593633
  • (CaONFJC)MIL394368
  • (OCoLC)808817275

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