14. Detection, Measurement, and Identification of Hazards

  1. Dan Kaszeta

Published Online: 30 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118529713.ch14

CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Events: Planning and Response

CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Events: Planning and Response

How to Cite

Kaszeta, D. (2012) Detection, Measurement, and Identification of Hazards, in CBRN and Hazmat Incidents at Major Public Events: Planning and Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118529713.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 12 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118288191

Online ISBN: 9781118529713

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Keywords:

  • emergency response;
  • sensor;
  • detection range;
  • cross-sensitivity;
  • false alarm

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Concepts and Definitions

  • “Primitive” and “Nonspecific” Sensors

  • Chemical and HAZMAT Sensors

  • Biological Sensors

  • Radiological and Nuclear Sensors

  • Integrating Detection and Identification into Operations

  • Best Practices for Major Events

  • What Not to Do