This is the first report of seven in the Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century series. The report is based on discussions and presentations at a workshop, and is intended to help scientists and funding agencies set short- and long-term research agendas. It focuses on the challenges for chemists and chemical engineers with respect to threat reduction, preparation, situational awareness, and threat neutralization and remediation
National Research Council. 2002. National Security and Homeland Defense: Challenges for the Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/10543.
|2. Grand Challenges
|3. Specific Challenges
|4. Research Directions
|Appendix A: Statement of Task
|Appendix B: Biographies of Organizing Committee Members
|Appendix C: Workshop Agenda
|Appendix D: Workshop Presentations
|Appendix E: Results of Breakout Sessions
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