Weapons of Mass Destruction WMD Encyclopedia NBC Threats, Nuclear, Biological, Chemical, Radiological, Bioterrorism, Bombs and Explosives (Four CD-ROM Superset)

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9781592485833: Weapons of Mass Destruction WMD Encyclopedia NBC Threats, Nuclear, Biological, Chemical, Radiological, Bioterrorism, Bombs and Explosives (Four CD-ROM Superset)
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This set of four CD-ROMs contains a brand-new, fully updated collection of the finest federal documents and resources on weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and nuclear, chemical, and biological (NBC) terrorism threats. It has authoritative government information and documents on the threats posed by terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD): bioterrorism agents like anthrax, smallpox, and plague; chemical agents including nerve gas and blister agents; military and improvised nuclear weapons; radiological weapons; radiation from nuclear facility sabotage and accidents, and bombs and explosives. This encyclopedic collection of manuals, handbooks, self-study courses, government plans and programs, and reference works includes virtually every public domain document pertaining to every aspect of the risk to civilians from terrorism, and military personnel in warfare. The depth and breadth of the coverage of WMD and NBC threats is truly awesome, making it the finest, most thoroughly researched collection of military manuals, medical texts, and federal documents available anywhere! These four discs have 244 files with over 2.5 gigabytes of data, containing over 100,000 pages of text from every major federal agency:

Department of Defense (Army, many Army institutes, Navy, Air Force), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Library of Medicine (NLM), Department of Energy (DOE), Armed Forces Radiobiology Institute General Accounting Office (GAO), ATF, Justice Department, and State Department.

Some of the topics covered include:

Full descriptions of biological and chemical agents * WMD Civil Support Team * Chemical and Biological Warfare History * Agent Delivery Methods * Environmental Detection * Prevention * Protection * Symptoms * Treatment * Military Equipment and Hardware * Civilian Emergency Plans and Preparedness * Technical Details * Nuclear bomb radiation patterns * Radiation and bomb effects * WMD Proliferation * FEMA Emergency Management Independent Courses * Children and Terrorism * Glossaries * DOD Annual Reports * Disaster Planning * NBC Preparedness * Emerging Diseases * NBC Defense * Building Protection from Chemical and Biological Threats * Pocket Cards * Exercises and Workshops * First Responder Equipment, Protective Clothing, Gear, Guidelines, Programs * Personnel Decontamination, Recovery after Contamination *Medical Response Systems * Bomb Investigations * Explosives Safety * Biodefense Agents * Emergency Contact Lists and Links * CDC Training Programs * Military Medical Manuals on Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Chemical Casualties * Nuclear Incident Guide * "Dirty Bomb" Radiation Device Preparedness and Response * Nuclear Blast Survival * Radiological Emergency * Triage of Irradiated Personnel * Chemical Protection Against Radiation

This set of four CD-ROMs has over 100,000 pages reproduced using Adobe Acrobat PDF software - allowing direct viewing on Windows and Macintosh systems, and Reader software is included. Advanced search and indexing features are built into Acrobat Reader, providing a complete full-text index. The Acrobat cataloging technology adds enormous value and uncommon functionality. There is no other reference that is as fast, convenient, comprehensive, and portable!

Our CD-ROMs are privately-compiled collections of official public domain U.S. government files and documents - they are not produced by the federal government. They are designed to provide a convenient user-friendly reference work, utilizing the benefits of the Acrobat format to uniformly present thousands of pages that can be rapidly reviewed or printed without untold hours of tedious searching and downloading. (Material on this disc is also published under other titles as ISBN 1592485782 and ISBN 1592485847.)

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