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The surveillance imperative : geosciences during the Cold War and beyond

Title
The surveillance imperative : geosciences during the Cold War and beyond / edited by Simone Turchetti and Peder Roberts.
ISBN
9781137438720 (hardback : alk. paper)
113743872X (hardback : alk. paper)
Edition
First edition.
Publication
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Physical Description
xii, 278 pages ; 25 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
December 09, 2014
Series
Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology.
Palgrave studies in the history of science and technology
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
From the ground up : uranium surveillance and atomic energy in Western Europe / Matthew Adamson, Lino Camprubì and Simone Turchetti
Underground and underwater : oil security in France and Britain during the cold War / Roberto Cantoni and Leucha Veneer
"Unscare" and conceal : the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation and the origin of international radiation monitoring / Nestor Herran
"In God we trust. All others we monitor" : seismology, surveillance and the test ban negotiations / Simone Turchetti
Stormy seas : Anglo-American negotiations on ocean surveillance / Sam Robinson
Scientists and sea ice under surveillance in the early Cold War / Peder Roberts
Space technology and the rise of the U.S. surveillance state / Roger D. Launius
Serendipitous outcomes in space history : from space photography to environmental surveillance / Sebastian Vincent Grevsmühl
Observing the environmental turn through the global environment monitoring system / Soraya Boudia
What was whole about the whole earth? : how the earth sciences saw their subject during the Cold War and beyond / Robert Poole.
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