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Ecological Risks Associated with the Destruction of Chemical Weapons

  • Vladimir M. Kolodkin
  • Wolfgang Ruck

Part of the NATO Security through Science Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-4
  2. Introduction

  3. Session I: Prediction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 39-39
    2. Alexey M. Lipanov, Mikhail A. Korepanov, Zufar A. Tukhvatullin
      Pages 57-63
    3. V. N. Lystsov, N. V. Murzin, A. A. Bykov
      Pages 65-74
    4. Nicolay Zabrodine, Alexander Churakov, Ioulia Bouchmakina, Sverre Langard
      Pages 107-110
    5. Volker Birke, Jörg Mattik, Dietlind Runne, Helmut Benning, Dragan Zlatovic
      Pages 111-127
  4. Session II: Monitoring

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. Herbert C. De Bisschop, Christel Meert, Bart R. Smedts, Christiaan P. Perneel
      Pages 137-152
    3. Irina Fedotova
      Pages 153-156
    4. Tatyana G. Kudankina, Nina P. Pavlikova, Martin Silberschmidt, Lars Carlsen
      Pages 173-197
    5. Leonid Ionov, Nikolay Zubtsovsky, Lyudmila Makarova, Sergey Reshetnikov
      Pages 217-221
  5. Session III: Prevention

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 267-267
    2. Anatoliy Michailov, Stanislav Petrin, Lada Petrina1
      Pages 269-278
    3. John A. Decker, Harvey W. Rogers
      Pages 279-287
    4. Vadim Petrov, Aleksey Trubachev, Aleksey M. Lipanov
      Pages 289-296
    5. Nikolay Goncharov, Andrey Radilov, Igor Mindukshev, Sergey Kuznetsov, Yelena Yermolayeva, Lidia Glashkina et al.
      Pages 297-303
    6. Alexander Churakov, Nicolay Zabrodine, Ioulia Bouchmakina, Sverre Langard
      Pages 305-306
    7. Sergey Nagorny, Andrey Radilov, Elena Tsibulskaya, Elena Ermolayeva, Fyodor Tsimbal
      Pages 315-319
  6. Session IV Public Outreach

About these proceedings

Introduction

1 2 Prof. Dr. Vladimir Mikhailovitsh Kolodkin , Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Ruck 1 Institute of Natural and Technogenic Disasters, Udmurt State University, Izhevsk (Russia), 2 Institute of Ecology and Environmental Chemistry, University Lüneburg (Germany) During the Cold War a whole arsenal of deadly chemical weapons was allowed to build up on both sides of the ideological divide. Happily, today the problems are reversed. Expertise is now required in the field of safe and environment-friendly disposal of chemical weapons and cleaning up of contaminated sites all around the world, but not least in the ex-Soviet-led countries. The participants and speakers to the NATO-Russia advanced research workshop on the “Ecological Risks Associated with the Destruction of nd th Chemical Weapons”, hosted by the University of Lüneburg on 22 - 26 October, 2003, therefore, came from many different parts of the world. Of the eight countries represented at the workshop, two were ex-Eastern- Block, and six were Western countries. Yet the West was by no means overrepresented. On the contrary, the Russian expert-speaker contingent, with 33 participants, did justice to the size of their country – and to their chemical-weapons problem – and provided the majority of active participants. In all, there were 57 participants, of which 11 dispatched from the TACIS project “The development of the chemical weapons” facility at the detached plant No 4 of OAO Khimprom, Novocheboksarsk.

Keywords

WHO combustion contaminants ecosystem ecosystems environment environmental contamination human health natural ecosystems risk assessment safety toxicity

Editors and affiliations

  • Vladimir M. Kolodkin
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Ruck
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Natural and Technogenic DisastersUdmurt State UniversityIzhevskRussia
  2. 2.Institute of Ecology and Environmental ChemistryUniversity of LüneburgGermany

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