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11. Measurements for the Development of Simulated Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials
Series: Journal of Research (NIST JRES)
Report Number: 117.008r2012
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 4/3/2012
Author: Leticia S Pibida
Abstract: Nineteen different commercially available samples containing naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) (i.e., natural uranium, thorium, radium and potassium) were investigated, including zircon sand, cat litter, roofing tiles, ice melt and ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910608

12. Modeling for Optimal Ambulance Patient Compartment Layout
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 3/30/2012
Authors: Deogratias Kibira, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Mehdi Dadfarnia
Abstract: This paper describes how modeling and simulation can play a major role in developing standards recommendations for patient compartment layout of automotive ambulances in the United States, to improve performance and safety. Acquiring necessary inform ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910553

13. DHS/NIST Workshop on Homeland Security Modeling & Simulation, June 14-15, 2011
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7826
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 12/19/2011
Authors: Charles R. McLean, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Sanjay Jain, Charles W. Hutchings
Abstract: The U. S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Engineering Laboratory (EL) jointly hosted a Homeland Security Modeling & Simulation (M&S) Workshop o ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909832

14. Modeling and Simulation of Critical Infrastructure Systems for Homeland Security Applications
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7785
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 9/1/2011
Authors: Charles R. McLean, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Sanjay Jain, Charles W. Hutchings
Abstract: The purpose of this document is to provide a foundation for establishing a modeling and simulation technical interest group whose focus is information exchange on critical infrastructure protection issues. The document defines an initial set of user ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907814

15. Modeling and Simulation of Hazardous Material Releases for Homeland Security Applications
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7786
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 9/1/2011
Authors: Charles R. McLean, Yung-Tsun Tina Lee, Sanjay Jain, Charles W. Hutchings
Abstract: The purpose of this document is to provide: 1) a compendium of information pertaining to the modeling and simulation of hazardous material releases, and 2) a foundation for the establishment of a modeling and simulation technical interest group whose ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907349

16. Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and other control system configurations such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 800-82
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 6/7/2011
Authors: Keith A Stouffer, Joseph A Falco, Karen Ann Scarfone
Abstract: NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-82, Guide to Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Security, provides guidance on how to secure Industrial Control Systems (ICS), including Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Distributed Control ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907249

17. Security Assurance Levels: A Vector Approach to Describing Security Requirements
Series: OTHER
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 10/20/2010
Authors: James D Gilsinn, Ragnar Schierholz
Abstract: Safety systems have used the concept of safety integrity levels (SILs) for almost two decades. This allows the safety of a component or system to be represented by a single number that defines a protection factor required to ensure the health and saf ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906330

18. Framework for Emergency Response Official (ERO): Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7601
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 8/31/2010
Authors: Ramaswamy Chandramouli, Teresa T. Schwarzhoff
Abstract: This document describe a framework (with the acronym ERO-AA) for establishing an infrastructure for authentication and authorization of Emergency Response officials (ERO) who respond to various types of man-made and natural disasters. The population ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903025

19. Impact of RF Interference between a Passive RFID System and a Frequency Hopping Communications System in the 900 MHz ISM Band
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 7/25/2010
Author: Michael R Souryal
Abstract: We present experimental measurements and analysis of RF interference between a passive RFID system and a generic frequency hopping communications system in the 902 928 MHz ISM radio band. Interference in both directions is considered, RFID to communi ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=904764

20. The Use of Gelatin-Based Samples for Verification of Trace Contraband Vapor Detectors
Topic: Homeland Security
Published: 7/25/2010
Authors: Jessica L Staymates, John G Gillen
Abstract: This work describes a method to produce inexpensive and field deployable samples that can be used to verify the working condition of trace contraband vapor detectors such as ion mobility spectrometers (IMS). With such instruments, including chemical ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=903461



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