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050 4 _aQH545.M86 R62 2014
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100 1 _aRobinson, J. P.
245 1 4 _aThe Effects of Weapons on Ecosystems :
_bUnep Studies
260 _aBurlington :
_bElsevier Science,
_c2013.
300 _a1 online resource (81 p.)
490 0 _aeBooks on Demand
505 0 _aFront Cover; The Effects of Weaponson Ecosystems; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1. BACKGROUND AND APPROACH; BACKGROUND; APPROACH; Chapter 2. WEAPONS; CLASSIFICATION OF WEAPONS; HIGH-EXPLOSIVE WEAPONS; INCENDIARY WEAPONS; CHEMICAL WEAPONS; BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS; NUCLEAR WEAPONS; Chapter 3. ECOSYSTEMS; STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL COMPONENTS; ADAPTABILITY AND VULNERABILITY OF ECOSYSTEMS; CLASSIFICATION OF ECOSYSTEMS; ARID ECOSYSTEMS; TROPICAL ECOSYSTEMS; ARCTIC ECOSYSTEMS; INSULAR ECOSYSTEMS; TEMPERATE ECOSYSTEMS; Chapter 4. POSSIBLE IMPACTS OF WEAPONSON ECOSYSTEMS
505 8 _aEMPIRICAL DATATHEORETICAL FRAMEWORK; STRESS THROUGH SOIL DAMAGE; STRESS THROUGH PLANT-COVER DESTRUCTION; STRESS THROUGH BIOCIDE; RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN SCALES OF WEAPONS-USEAND MAGNITUDES OF STRESS AND STRAIN; IMPACTS ON TROPICAL ECOSYSTEMS; IMPACTS ON ARID ECOSYSTEMS; IMPACTS ON ARCTIC ECOSYSTEMS; Chapter 5. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS; OVERALL IMPLICATIONS; DESERTIFICATION; MAGNITUDE OF IMPACT; FURTHER STUDY; RECOMMENDATIONS; ANNEX
520 _aThe Effects of Weapons on Ecosystems is a five-chapter book that describes the destruction of environment and its various ecosystems by humans. The book also explains the harmful effects, both intended and unanticipated, of the production, testing, stockpiling, and use of weapons of mass destruction. Organized into five chapters, the book begins with a classification of weapons of mass destruction and ecosystems. Subsequent chapter reviews the ecosystemic effects of weapons from data of ecological surveys of actual weapon test-sites and theaters of war. The book will clarify some outstanding i
588 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
650 4 _aBiological warfare -- Environmental aspects.
650 4 _aChemical warfare -- Environmental aspects.
650 4 _aMilitary weapons -- Environmental aspects.
650 4 _aNuclear weapons -- Environmental aspects.
650 4 _aWar -- Environmental aspects.
655 0 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aRobinson, J. P.
_tThe Effects of Weapons on Ecosystems : Unep Studies
_dBurlington : Elsevier Science,c2013
_z9780080256566
856 4 0 _uhttp://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1838676
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