Energy Security: A Problem of Complex Systems and Complex Situations

Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)

Abstract

This paper addresses the following aspects: Identifies the domain of energy security, describes the energy security in relation to a concept of Homeland Security, identifies issues of energy security in relation to complex systems, such as the risk of nuclear installations and the availability of resources at national level, such as oil, and identifies the vulnerability of the national economy to a lack of energy security.

Keywords

Nuclear Power Plant Critical Infrastructure Homeland Security Energy Security Nuclear Installation 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Old Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA

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