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Corp Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Testing and Evaluation of Standoff Chemical Agent Detectors.
Title Testing and evaluation of standoff chemical agent detectors / Committee on Testing and Evaluation of Standoff Chemical Agent Detectors, Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2003]
©2003

Subject Chemical agents (Munitions) -- Measurement.
Chemical detectors -- Testing.
Add Title Standoff chemical agent detectors
Subject Chemical agents (Munitions) -- Measurement.
Chemical detectors -- Testing.
Add Title Standoff chemical agent detectors
Description 1 online resource (xi, 53 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Front matter -- Executive summary -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Overview -- 3. Recommended test protocol and decision tree for passive detectors -- 4. Recommended test protocol and decision tree for active detectors (Lidar) -- 5. Simulant characteristics and specifics -- 6. Research areas to support the test protocols for standoff detectors -- 7. Decision making and risk -- 8. Summary of recommendations -- Appendix A. Statement of work -- Appendix B. Committee membership -- Appendix C. Risk assessment in the testing, evaluation, and use of standoff detectors -- Appendix D. Acronyms and glossary of terms.
Summary This Web site is an electronic version of a report that showcases testing and evaluation of standoff chemical warfare agent detectors to certify their suitability and reliability for field applications. Learn about the two major challenges involved as the report discusses and addresses the questions raised by the DoD with respect to the value of testing with simulants and CWAs in chamber and field conditions.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 030950712X (electronic bk.)
9780309507127 (electronic bk.)
0309086876
9780309086875
OCLC # 52881154
Additional Format Print version: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Testing and Evaluation of Standoff Chemical Agent Detectors. Testing and evaluation of standoff chemical agent detectors. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2003 0309087406 (OCoLC)52452041