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Transportation Security - Clifford Bragdon

Transportation Security


Published: 19th August 2011
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Insecure transportation systems are costing our worldwide mobility-based economy as much as 6% of GDP annually. The effectiveness of security measures vary widely. In the United States, depending on the mode of transportation, it ranges from "medium effectiveness? for airports to "low effectiveness? for maritime, rail, transit, and intermodal activities. Situational awareness and interoperability are lacking as we try to deal with both natural and man-made disasters. Regardless of the transport mode, improvements are essential if governments and corporations are to address security planning, response, and national preparedness. Transportation Security examines this problem in a comprehensive manner and addresses security-based technologies and solutions to minimize risk.

* Covers air, sea, roadway, rail and public transport modes
* Offers technological solutions for mobility based problems in planning, logistics and policy to improve security, combat terrorism and ensure national preparedness
* Includes work of international experts & global examples related to transportation security

Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: Transportation Security and Its Impact
Clifford R. Bragdon, Ph.D., AICP, FASA
Chapter 2: Transportation Security Through
Logistics Transformation
Charles P. Nemfakos
Sarah R. James
Chapter 3: The Need for a Transportation Systems
Clifford R. Bragdon, Ph.D., AICP, FASA
Chapter 4: Mobility Security and Human Behavior
Michael Workman, Ph.D.
Part II: Modal Aspects of Transportation Security
Chapter 5: Road Transportation and Infrastructure
L. David Shen, Ph.D.
Chapter 6: Aviation Security
Thomas L. Jensen
Chapter 7: Maritime Security
John C.W. Bennett, JD., LL.M.
Part III: Technology Applications to Transportation Security
Chapter 8: Computer and Transportation Systems
Peter V. Radatti, Ph.D.
Chapter 9: Intermodal Transportation Security
Robert Sewak, Ph.D.
Chapter 10:Transportation Security: Applying
Military Situational Awareness System
Technology to Transportation
William S. Pepper IV
Part IV: Transportation Security Solutions
Chapter 11:AIDC: The Foundation of Military
Corey A. Cook LCDR (Ret.)
Thomas A. Bruno
Chapter 12:Infrastructure Recovery Initiatives: A
Retrospective Assessment
Ralph V. Locurcio, Brig. Gen. (Ret.),
Chapter 13:Immigration and National Security:
Best Practices
Jo Ram
Chapter 14:Fast Integrated Response Systems
Technology (FIRST)and Establishing a
Global Center for Preparedness
Clifford R. Bragdon, Ph.D., AICP, FASA

ISBN: 9780080887302
ISBN-10: 0080887309
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 423
Published: 19th August 2011
Publisher: Elsevier Science