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By Frank R. Spellman

The 6th of a brand new, well-received and hugely acclaimed sequence on serious infrastructure and place of origin security, Dam defense and native land Security is a reference resource that's designed to serve and propose U.S. venture designers, engineers, managers, superintendents and supervisors of dams, navigation locks, levees, dikes, typhoon limitations, mine tailings and different commercial waste impoundments, and different related water retention and water keep watch over amenities who wish quickly solutions to advanced questions. it really is meant to assist employers and staff deal with defense threats they have to be ready to satisfy each day. within the post-September eleven international, the opportunity of dam infrastructure terrorism—the malicious use of guns and cyber intrusion to reason devastating harm to the dam infrastructure region in addition to, actually, its cascading effects—is very actual. therefore, the necessity is obvious and so is the structure and directions offered during this textual content to enhance safeguard and resilience of the dams infrastructure area. This e-book describes the sector-wide approach required to spot and prioritize resources, examine probability within the quarter, enforce protecting courses and resilience concepts, and degree their effectives.

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