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Dr. Amnon Birenzvige, Ph.D. , received his B.S.C and M.S.C. from the Technion, Israel Institutes of technology in physical chemistry and his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Albany, NY in Aerosol and Atmospheric physics and chemistry. He has over thirty-five years’ experience in studying the behavior of vapors and aerosols in the atmosphere. He conducted pioneering research on the exchange of air contaminants between the outdoor atmosphere and the indoor and on human exposure to air contaminants as they move about their daily activities. For the past twenty-five years Dr. Birenzvige had been employed by the Edgwood Chemical and Biological Center of the U.S. Army. There he conducted research on various aspects of CB defense. Some of his most notable accomplishments is to developed recommendations for protecting the civilian population for CB agent, which was adopted by the office of Homeland Security and the Israeli Defense Forces, study the problems of CB defense in cold weather, develop a field expedient test for testing face mask integrity, and conduct a study on the background biological aerosol in the background environment. During the cold war he also served as an advisor to the Berlin Brigade and assisted them in developing their tactics and strategy in the event of a chemical or biological attack on the city. He served on several FEMA workshops on "sheltering in place" in the event of an accidental or deliberate release of hazardous material and participated in writing in writing FEMA guidelines on the subject. He has over 150 publications in the forum of open literature publications, technical reports and presentations at technical meetingMore About Amnon Birenzvige
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Product Code: 6672
Publisher: Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
Binding Information: casebound
Size: 6" X 9" Inches
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As terrorists become more determined to cause chaos, the possibility of them using chemical or biological weapons increases. An attack of this nature in any county would pose a great danger to the entire world. Modern technology has made it easier for terrorists to produce chemical and biological weapons for use in public areas. In order to prevent attacks, or contain the spread of disease or chemical exposure, the response must be rapid, organized and thorough. Forensic Aspects of Biological and Chemical Terrorism is an eye-opening resource for first responders, health care professionals, law enforcement agencies and government officials. It provides valuable insight into what response areas need improvement and what responder roles should be. It extensively covers the investigation of attacks from the signs and symptoms of diseases and chemical exposure to scene investigation. This timely resource is a must have for anyone involved in public health and public safety. Click on the book title for more information