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The U.S. Threat Assessment Process and Oversight for Biological Research at NBACC

dc.contributor.authorOkutani, Stacy
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-27T21:28:57Z
dc.date.available2014-10-27T21:28:57Z
dc.date.issued2007-12
dc.identifierhttps://doi.org/10.13016/M2Z60D
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1903/15982
dc.description.abstractThe US Department of Homeland Security finished its first bioterrorism risk assessment in January 2006. That and the upcoming 2008 assessment employs a probabilistic risk assessment methodology designed to guide prioritization of ongoing biodefense-related research, development, planning and preparedness. The methodology and the scientific work it subsequently identifies as necessary have generated some discussion about both its design and consequence. This paper clarifies the current debate, describes the current processes in place, and identifies issues that merit further discussion.en_US
dc.subjectthreat assessmenten_US
dc.subjectbiological researchen_US
dc.subjectNBACCen_US
dc.subjectU.S. Department of Homeland Securityen_US
dc.subjectbioterrorismen_US
dc.subjectrisk assessmenten_US
dc.titleThe U.S. Threat Assessment Process and Oversight for Biological Research at NBACCen_US
dc.typeOtheren_US
dc.relation.isAvailableAtCenter for International and Security Studies at Maryland
dc.relation.isAvailableAtDigital Repository at the University of Maryland
dc.relation.isAvailableAtUniversity of Maryland (College Park, MD)


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