Accession Number:

ADA528687

Title:

Worldwide Emerging Environmental Issues Affecting the U.S. Military. October 2005 Report

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

FEDERATION OF UN ASSOCIATIONS WASHINGTON DC MILLENNIUM PROJECT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2005-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

The International Organization for Standardization established in June 2005 the Technical Committee for Nanotechnologies ISOTC 229 with Chair and Secretariat in the UK. The scope of ISOTC 229 is to produce standards for classification, terminology and nomenclature, basic metrology, characterization, including calibration and certification, risk and environmental issues. The first meeting of the new Committee will be held on 9-11 November 2005 in London, organized by the British Standards Institution BSI. Relevant military personnel should consider contacting the U.S. representatives American National Standards Institute on TC 229 Nanotechnologies to provide input on concerns andor methodologies and also to be kept informed and prepared to comply with the eventual standards to be set.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE