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The handbook of hazardous materials spills technology
Fingas, Mervin F.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, 2002.
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1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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The essence of the new volume is to combine all the required material, planners and response operatives require to prepare their response plans and guides.

Table of Contents

Part I Hazardous Material Programs
Chapter 1 Preparedness for and Response to Accidental Marine Pollution
Chapter 2 Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level
Chapter 3 Response Options for Accidents and Spills of Hazardous Materials in France
Chapter 4 Hazardous Materials Emergencies in New Zealand
Chapter 5 chemtrec (The Chemical Transportation Emergency Center)
Chapter 6 sqas: Safety and Quality Assessment Systems for the Transport/Storage/Handling of Chemicals
Chapter 7 Regulations for Transporting Hazardous Materials in France
Chapter 8 International Chemical Environment (Ice)--Emergency Response
Part II Nuclear Emergencies
Chapter 9 Response to Nuclear or Radiological Emergencies.
Part III Risk Assessment
Chapter 10 Risk Assessment and Management with a Focus on Releases of Hazardous Materials
Chapter 11 Liability in Emergency Management
Chapter 12 Risk-Based Concept for the Safety Assessment of Handling of Ammunition and Explosives by Swiss Forces and Administration
Part IV Spill Countermeasures
Chapter 13 Containment and Confinement of Hazardous Chemical Spills
Chapter 14 Cleanup of Chemical Spills Using Air Sparging
Chapter 15 Sorbents for Chemical Spill Treatment
Chapter 16 Analysis of Hazardous Materials Using Equipment in Vehicle-Portable (Level 3) Spill Response Vehicles
Part V Spill Modeling
Chapter 17 Practical Uses of Air Plume Modeling in Chemical Emergencies
Chapter 18 Spreading of Cold Dense Clouds
Chapter 19 Evaluation Methodologies for Dense Gas Dispersion Models
Chapter 20 Modeling Oil Spills on River Systems: Evaluation of Aqueous Concentrations
Chapter 21 Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosions (bleves): The Causes and Consequences--Recent Evidence
Chapter 22 Modeling and Understanding bleves
Chapter 23 U.S. doe hazmat Spill Center Database
Chapter 24 Fugacity Modeling to Predict Long-Term Environmental Fate of Chemicals from Hazardous Spills
Chapter 25 Contaminant Concentration Fluctuations
Chapter 26 Debris Hazard from Accidental Explosions in Underground Storage Facilities: A Case Study on Modeling of Debris Throw
Chapter 27 Modeling Atmospheric Dispersion of Heavier-than-Air Clouds Containing Aerosol
Part VI Disposal
Chapter 28 Disposal of Waste
Chapter 29 Disposal of Small-Scale Spills
Part VII Safety
Chapter 30 Review of Personal Protective Equipment for Spill Situations
Chapter 31 Risk Communication of Chemical Accidents
Part VIII Perspectives on Specific Chemicals
Chapter 32 Perspectives on Specific Substances: Ammonia
Chapter 33 Perspectives on Specific Substances: Chlorine
Chapter 34 Perspectives on Specific Substances: Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (mtbe)
Chapter 35 Perspectives on Specific Substances: Sulfuric Acid
Chapter 36 Perspectives on Specific Substances: Polychlorinated Biphenyls (pcbs)
Chapter 37 Sulfur Trioxide and Oleum
Chapter 38 Perspectives on Specific Substances: Pentachlorophenol
Chapter 39 Sodium Cyanide: Properties, Toxicity, Uses and Environmental Impacts: Pentachlorophenol
Part IX Case Histories:
Chapter 40 Long-Range Consequences of a Major Ammonia Accident at Ionava, Lithuania, in 1989
Chapter 41 Historical Analysis of Natural Gas Accidents
Chapter 42 The Disaster and Its Aftermath
Chapter 43 Chemical Spills at Sea: Case Studies
Part X Chemical Spill Data
Chapter 44 Development of a Chemical Spill Priority List for Environment Canada
Chapter 45 Searching for Information on Chemical Products on the Internet