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Assessment and management of unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment

Publication C754

CIRIA, 2015
Assessment and management of unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Civil & Structural Supplement

Series

Publication

Abstract

Examines the risk factors, assessment and management of unexploded ordnance (UXO) within the marine environment. Guidance provided covers a variety of marine activities such as: maritime civil engineering, geotechnical investigations, offshore renewable energy, dredging, subsea cabling, oil and gas, flood and coastal management, ports and harbours and power stations and utilities. Sets the context for discovering UXO, looks at detonation mechanisms and the effects for the marine environment, establishes legal and regulatory requirements, risk management, threat assessment and mitigation.

Author

Cooper, N. and Cooke, S.

History

Based on research project 998.

ISBN

9780860177609

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Publisher History

CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.


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