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Implications of Climate Change and Disasters on Military Activities

Building Resiliency and Mitigating Vulnerability in the Balkan Region

  • Orlin Nikolov
  • Swathi Veeravalli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Orlin Nikolov, Swathi Veeravalli
    Pages 1-2
  3. Stoyan Stoyanov
    Pages 3-10
  4. Carl Bruch
    Pages 23-26
  5. Rostislav Kostadinov
    Pages 65-70
  6. Craig Hanrahan
    Pages 71-74
  7. Imes Chiu
    Pages 99-100
  8. Wendell C. King, Kosta Delev, Kuman Gerovski
    Pages 115-118
  9. Orlin Nikolov, Swathi Veeravalli
    Pages 143-158

About these proceedings

Introduction

This volume provides preliminary recommendations on ways to educate and develop experience-based expertise among disaster response, security and other professionals from diverse backgrounds, whose current and future interests relate to crisis management.

The book takes a multidisciplinary approach to improving regional security cooperation and to addressing the complex issues of climate change and disasters on military activities.

The main aims of this proceedings volume are: 

-to provide an Education and Individual Training Activity Common Core Curriculum, whose main purpose is to support increased awareness of the implications of Climate Change;

-to identify broad issues on climate change and disasters, particularly those with the highest importance and relevance to regional security.

The Crisis Management and Disaster Response Centre of Excellence (CMDR COE) conducted an Advanced Research Workshop “Climate Change Implications on Military Activities in the Balkans Region” between 05-07 July, 2016. The event was supported by the NATO Science for Peace (SPS) Program and gathered distinguished experts from various international organizations and civil-military agencies.

Keywords

disaster management crisis management risk management human security challenges for security and stabilitly global security environment emergency management

Editors and affiliations

  • Orlin Nikolov
    • 1
  • Swathi Veeravalli
    • 2
  1. 1.CMDR COE SofiaBulgaria
  2. 2.Geospatial Research LaboratoryEngineer Research and Development Center VicksburgUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-024-1071-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-94-024-1070-9
  • Online ISBN 978-94-024-1071-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1874-6519
  • Series Online ISSN 1874-6543
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