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Chemical, biological, and radiological warfare agents.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development.

Chemical, biological, and radiological warfare agents.

Hearings, Eighty-sixth Congress, first session. June 16,22, 1959.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical warfare,
  • Biological warfare,
  • Radioactivity -- Physiological effect

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG447 .U688
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 44 p.
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5789096M
    LC Control Number59061966
    OCLC/WorldCa21661528

    CHEMICAL WARFARE LEARNING OBJECTIVE: Select the appropriate treatment and decontamination procedure for chemical, biological, or radiological exposures. The use of chemical agents in warfare, frequently referred to as “gas warfare,” is defined as the use of chemical agents in gaseous, solid, or liquid states to harass personnel, produce. (shelved 1 time as biological-warfare) avg rating — ratings — published Want to Read saving.

    Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Below is the uncorrected machine-read text.   The risk of biological, chemical, or radiological weapon use has increased as terrorists become more familiar with these agents and their potential for harm. Biological agents are invisible to the eye, odorless, potentially lethal in particulate form; natural organisms are readily available, and can be disguised as natural disasters to spread Cited by: 1.

    The ASM Archives has for some years been collecting materials relating to the scientific and policy aspects of biological warfare. The Center for the History of Microbiology/ASM Archives (CHOMA) Committee is investigating the possibility of expanding this collection in the coming : Karen Yee. Field behavior of chemical, biological, and radiological agents. [Washington: Dept. of Defense] Depts. of the Army and the Air Force, , printing (OCoLC)


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