2. History and Importance of Hazmat Transportation

  1. Prof. Genserik L. L. Reniers1,2 and
  2. Prof. Luca Zamparini3,4
  1. Prof. Genserik Reniers1,2

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527664818.ch2

Security Aspects of Uni- and Multimodal Hazmat Transportation Systems

Security Aspects of Uni- and Multimodal Hazmat Transportation Systems

How to Cite

Reniers, G. (2012) History and Importance of Hazmat Transportation, in Security Aspects of Uni- and Multimodal Hazmat Transportation Systems (eds G. L. L. Reniers and L. Zamparini), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527664818.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Antwerp, Antwerp Research Group on Safety and Security (ARGoSS), Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

  2. 2

    HUB, KULeuven Centre for Economics and Corporate, Sustainability (CEDON), Stormstraat 2, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

  3. 3

    Università del Salento, Dipartimento di Studi Giuridici, Via per Monteroni snc, 73100 Lecce, Italy

  4. 4

    Faculty of Social, Political and Regional Studies, Cittadella della Ricerca di Brindisi-Mesagne, 72100 Brindisi, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Antwerp, Antwerp Research Group on Safety and Security (ARGoSS), Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

  2. 2

    HUB, KULeuven Centre for Economics and Corporate, Sustainability (CEDON), Stormstraat 2, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329908

Online ISBN: 9783527664818

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Keywords:

  • hazardous materials;
  • hazmat-transportation research;
  • operational risks;
  • safety and security risks;
  • multimodal transports;
  • sustainability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History of Hazmat-Transportation Research

  • Importance of Research on Hazmat Transportation and Associated Risks

  • Conclusions

  • Bibliography