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1st Edition

Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Environment



ISBN 9780367716240
Published May 31, 2021 by Routledge
110 Pages

USD $110.00

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Book Description

The effects of weapons of mass destruction cannot be contained, either spatially or temporally, are unpredictable, discriminate poorly between combatants and civilians, and are highly disruptive of ecosystems. This book, first published in 1977, examines several WMD and analyses the extent and duration of environmental damage to be expected from them. Chapters are devoted to the ecological impacts of nuclear weapons, chemical and biological weapons, and geophysical and environmental weapons.

Table of Contents

1. Nuclear Weapons  2. Chemical and Biological Weapons  3. Geophysical and Environmental Weapons  4. Epilogue

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