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Scientific networking and the global health network supercourse [electronic resource] / ed. by R. Laporte and F. Linkov.

Material type: TextTextSeries: NATO security through science seriesDInformation and communication security: v. 5.Publisher: Amterdam ; Washington, D.C : IOS Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xi, 207 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1429418788 (electronic bk.); 9781429418782 (electronic bk.); 9781607501855; 1607501856.Subject(s): Emergency management -- Congresses | Disasters | Disaster Planning -- organization & administration -- Congresses | Computer Communication Networks -- Congresses | Public Health -- Congresses | Emergency management | Electronic books | NATURE -- Natural Disasters | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Disasters & Disaster ReliefGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Scientific networking and the global health network supercourse.DDC classification: 363.34525 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Title page; Scientific Networking and the Global Health Network Supercourse: Introduction; Acknowledgements; Contents; Scientific Networking and the Global Health Network Supercourse; Methodologies for Preparedness for Disaster Situations: Examples from NATO Countries; Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation: Environmental Health Issues; Public Health Preparedness Case Studies; Author Index.
Summary: Technologies such as the Internet, telecommunications, and others, have a potential to help us prepare for disasters, however, oftentimes scientists are not taking advantage of them. This work focuses on the importance of the networking of scientists researching the area of natural and man-made disasters, to try to prepare the world better.
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International conference proceedings.

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Scientific Networking and the Global Health Network Supercourse for the Prevention of Man Made and Natural Disasters; Kaunas, Lithuania, 8-11 August 2005.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Title page; Scientific Networking and the Global Health Network Supercourse: Introduction; Acknowledgements; Contents; Scientific Networking and the Global Health Network Supercourse; Methodologies for Preparedness for Disaster Situations: Examples from NATO Countries; Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation: Environmental Health Issues; Public Health Preparedness Case Studies; Author Index.

Technologies such as the Internet, telecommunications, and others, have a potential to help us prepare for disasters, however, oftentimes scientists are not taking advantage of them. This work focuses on the importance of the networking of scientists researching the area of natural and man-made disasters, to try to prepare the world better.

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