Transportation Security

This textbook presents an interdisciplinary approach to the issue of global preparedness from a transportation perspective. The text is designed to be a resource for educators, students, and the practicing professional community of planners, engineers, architects, managers, logisticians, and public officials who are involved or interested in any aspect of public and private transportation security risk assessment, situational awareness, management, and control. The authors consider the essential interrelationship among natural disasters, human disasters, and sustainable infrastructure that must be collectively addressed. After an introductory section, the text offers thirteen chapters: transportation security through logistics transformation; the need for a transportation systems approach; mobility security and human behavior; road transportation and infrastructure security; aviation security; maritime security; computer and transportation systems security; intermodal transport security technology; applying military situational awareness system technology to transportation settings; automatic identification and data capture (AIDC); infrastructure recovery initiatives; best practices for immigration and natural security; and the use of Fast Integrated Response Systems Technology (FIRST) and establishing a Global Center for Preparedness (GCP). Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and concludes with a list of references. A subject index concludes the volume.

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  • Authors:
    • Bragdon, Clifford R
  • Publication Date: 2008


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Bibliography; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 450p

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  • Accession Number: 01147237
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9780750685498
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 15 2009 10:14AM