Preface.- List of Contributors.- Potential Hazards Caused by Former Military Training Areas in the Days of Terrorism; A. Döring.- Military Sector and Environmental Protection in Estonia: Challenges from 1991 to Today; A. Rekker.-Conversion in an Environmental and Safety Context: the Roles of Actors and the Double Impact Problem - A Finnish Perspective of a Transnational Issue; J. Ahlman et al.- Strategic Security Environment and the Transition of the Bulgarian Armed Forces; P.S. Gramatikov.- Responsibilities of Owners of Former Military Sites in Germany; W. Spyra.- Risk Assessment for the Former Military Training Aera 'Döberitzer Heide'; M. Katzsch.- Mobile Systems for Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation: Recovery, Identification and Disposal; K. Babievsky, E. Aleksandrov.- Application of Cost-Effective Technologies in the Process of Clean-up and Conversion of Former Military Base in Borne Sulinowo; S. Neffe et al.- The Former Military Traning Area Königsbrück and Nature Reserve Königsbrücker Heide in the Context of Regional Politics with Particular Consideration of Hazards and Public Safety from the Viewpoint of the Site Owner; I. Werners.- Hazards Typically Associated with Different Conversion Sites and Investigation Strategies for Historic Military Land-Use Analysis and Risk Assessment; K. Winkelmann.- The Fortress of Kaunas: History Present Situation and Conversion Challenges; N. Jarmalaviciute, R. Strazdas.- Military Area Revival in the Czech Republic: a Case Study from the City of Hradec Králové - Different Eras, Different Approaches; V. Silhánková.- Concepts in Environmental Security in Central and Eastern Europe - The Legacy of War; W.C. King.- UXO Field Identification Database: A Tool for OXO Clearance; G. Fricke.- Consequences of Contaminant Liquidation at Former Military Installations; B. Zlobenko, V. Kadoshnikov.- The Ecological Condition of Kadji-Sai Uranium Tailings; A.K. Tynybekov, M.S. Aliev.- Major Problems Faced after theWithdrawal of the Soviet Army from Moldova; S. Galitchi.- Index.-
The end of the Cold War paved the way to a substantial demilitarization and conversion, but has left many open issues. Former military installations, military training areas, and huge quantities of unserviceable ammunition and equipment pose a severe threat to the environment of both NATO and Partner countries. This volume includes the perspectives and conversion strategies of both Western and Eastern states.
Collects experiences from a spectrum of projects
Includes the perspectives and conversion strategies of both Western and Eastern states