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The Gulf War and the environment

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Published by Gordon and Breach Science Publishers in [New York?] USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Persian Gulf Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Environmental aspects -- Persian Gulf Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Farouk El-Baz and R.M. Makharita.
      ContributionsEl-Baz, Farouk., Makharita, R. M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS79.744.E58 G85 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[vii], 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1436910M
      ISBN 102881246494, 2884491007
      LC Control Number93049407

      Gulf War Illness in the Gulf War and Gulf Era Veteran population: An application of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kansas case definitions to historical data. Dursa E, Barth S, Porter B, Schneiderman A. J Mil Veterans Health ; Iraq: A Reading List. This list includes books about Iraq, the war and recent events in the Persian Gulf. The books are linked to their original New York Times reviews. The books are arranged in order of date, beginning with the most recent. Jarhead: A Marine's Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles () By ANTHONY SWOFFORD.

      War in the persian Gulf Operations Desert shielD and Desert storm august –March In the early morning hours of 2 August , Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein launched an overwhelming invasion of tiny, oil-rich Kuwait. (Map 1) The United States Army, reveling in the end of the Cold War. Background Document on Gulf War-Related Research for The Health Impact of Chemical Exposures During the Gulf War: A Research Planning Conference February 28 - March 2, Atlanta, Georgia Sponsored by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in coordination with the Office of Public Health and Science (Department of Health and Human Services),File Size: KB.

      Current knowledge about the environmental aftermath of this tragic war is brought together for the first time in this new book, The Gulf War Aftermath: An Environmental Tragedy. The United States and its allies deployed their armies in the Gulf region from August through January in response to Kuwait's occupation by Iraqi Forces. The Gulf War Oil Spill: A Man-made Disaster Starting in January of , large quantities of oil began to spill into the Persian Gulf. Early reports from Iraqi forces claimed that the spill had been caused by the United States sinking of two oil tankers.


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: The Gulf War and the Environment (Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East) (): El-Baz, Farouk, Makharita, R.M.: BooksFormat: Hardcover. The Gulf War and the Environment (Routledge Library Editions and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Learn more. The Gulf War and the Environment (Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East) 1st : Farouk El-Baz. The Gulf War inflicted dramatic environmental damage upon the fragile desert and shore environments of Kuwait and north eastern Saudi Arabia.

Marine environments experienced oil spills; inland, oil lakes and burning oil wells caused The Gulf War and the environment book :   The Gulf War inflicted dramatic environmental damage upon the fragile desert and shore environments of Kuwait and north eastern Saudi Arabia.

Marine environments experienced oil spills; inland, oil lakes and burning oil wells caused widespread by: The Gulf War inflicted dramatic environmental damage upon the fragile desert and shore environments of Kuwait and northeastern Saudi Arabia. Coastal and marine environments experienced oil spills of more than 8 million barrels, which killed wildlife and damaged the fishing industry.

Book Description. The Gulf War inflicted dramatic environmental damage upon the fragile desert and shore environments of Kuwait and north eastern Saudi Arabia. Marine environments experienced oil spills; inland, oil lakes and burning oil wells caused widespread pollution. The Gulf War and the Environment (Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East) - Kindle edition by El-Baz, Farouk, Makharita, R.M.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Gulf War and the Environment (Routledge Library Editions: War and Security in the Middle East).Manufacturer: Routledge.

His desire for power and infamy led him to unleash environmental war on mankind. At the end of the Gulf war he set ablaze the oil fields of Kuwait and released more oil into the sea than had been spilled at any time throughout history.

These actions were despicable and an affront to civilized man. A quality environment should be a right of all. If you read only two books about the environment this year, make this one of those two.” - Forbes “In the tradition of Jared Diamond's best-seller Collapse and Simon Winchester's Atlantic comes Jack E.

Davis' nonfiction epic, The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, which strives both to celebrate and defend its subject―the Gulf of Mexico/5(). Description: This book summarizes the results of survey under-taken by IUCN and collaborators of the immediate and mid-term environmental damage arising from the Gulf War.

The environmental consequences of the Gulf War in affected the air, the marine environment, and the terrestrial ecosystem. Various scenarios and forecasts had been made before the war about the possible and probable impacts under different conditions.

The follow-up studies have showed a rather different picture than what had been by: 4. Almost 30 years after her warning, the western Arabian Gulf experienced its "silent spring" when approximatelytowaterbirds died, along with millions of other organisms, due to the massive oil spill that resulted due to Gulf war.

The magnitude of our environmental problems has continued to grow during the last thirty years to a Cited by: Environmental Dimensions of the Gulf War: Potential Health Impacts \/ Fatima Abdali and Sami Al-Yakoob -- Ch.

The Impact of the Gulf War on the Desert Ecosystem \/ Fozia Alsdirawi -- Ch. Gulf War Disruption of the Desert Surface in Kuwait \/ Farouk El-Baz -- Ch.

A broad range of topics are included, such as the prevention of war and its environmental repercussions and selected environmental and human health effects of chemical warfare agents and the atmospheric transport and deposition of pollutants under warfare with two main case studies: the Balkans and the Gulf war.

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The invasion and occupation of Kuwait by the Iraqi forces and the resulting Gulf War in led to unprecedented environmental contamination, the effects of which will be felt for years to come. The air was polluted by emissions from hundreds of burning oil wells, the sea fouled by the largest oil spill in history, and the land scarred by massive bombardment and troop movement.

“The history of warfare has always been a struggle between measures and countermeasures, and so it will be with asymmetric warfare. During the s and s, the U.S. offset strategy incorporated modern information technology in its weapons to offset the numerical superiority of the military forces of the Soviet Union.

This book summarizes the results of survey under-taken by IUCN and collaborators of the immediate and mid-term environmental damage arising from the Gulf War, in particular the massive oil. The Gulf War (2 August – 28 February ), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August – 17 January ) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January – 28 February ) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's Location: Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf.

Whilst withdrawing from Kuwait at the end of the first Gulf War, Iraqi troops set fire to over oil wells south of the Iraq border (yellow line). These images show before, during and after the release of billion barrels of oil into the environment, the largest oil spill in human history.

Image by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The Gulf War is written as a reference book as well as an analysis and history. It draws largely on official data bases, many of which have never been fully published.

It provides comprehensive tables, figures, and maps of the forces on each side, on the statistics and character of the fighting, and on the importance and effectiveness of key new weapons systems and tactics.The Gulf War inflicted dramatic environmental damage upon the fragile desert and shore environments of Kuwait and north eastern Saudi Arabia.

Marine environments experienced oil spills; inland, oil lakes and burning oil wells caused widespread pollution. This book, first published inpresents an in-depth analysis of these environmental disasters, their long-term consequences, and.Wars. The Iran–Iraq War from September to August killed hundreds of thousands.; In Iraq invaded Kuwait claiming that Kuwait was a part of Iraq and that Kuwait stole oil from it.

This Gulf war resulted in Operation Desert Storm in which Saddam Hussein was defeated. This was a much smaller war and had an environmental impact. In Marchthe US, UK and Australia invaded Iraq.