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    • The Antarctic Treaty System 

      Creek, Alan (University of Canterbury, 2001)
      This review examines issues of international law concerning Antarctica. The primary legal regime discussed is the Antarctic Treaty System as this by far the main area Of international law that impacts upon Antarctica. ...
    • The Antarctic Treaty: should we fear for its future? 

      Hicks, Stephen (University of Canterbury, 2006)
      I first became interested in this topic as I listened to various people discuss the Antarctic Treaty System. Occasionally one of them would express concern that the pressures of the outside world would, in the not so ...
    • Antarctic urban: exploring Terra Fluxus 

      Roberts, Jamie (2011)
      When civilization expanded to Antarctica, the image of the city was one that traveled with it. There can be no doubt though, that the metaphor of the city evoked by Shackelton, from the crows nest of the Nimrod, as she ...
    • Antarctic Wilderness – a door to yourself? 

      Ossenkamp, Gabriel (2001)
      This "Individual project" for the 2000/2001 Graduate Certificate of Antarctic Studies was born out of a two-fold interest. Firstly, a wish to refine and put into perspective my own fledgling thinking about wilderness and ...
    • The Antarctic: For Peaceful Purposes Only 

      Martin, Debs (2002)
      At the bottom of world maps Antarctica lies as a thin white line, inexcusably denying its importance to the rest of the planet. Cloaked in ice, its mysteries are conveniently covered, and its significance unknown to many. ...
    • Antarctica - an indicator of global environment change 

      Bishop, Joanne (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      This literature review covers an aspect of the syndicate group topic. The syndicate topic involved looking at Antarctica as a strategic asset, a large topic that was subsequently addressed in smaller parts by members. This ...
    • Antarctica - the Triumph of the Global Commons 

      Brundin, Hanna (2014)
      Antarctica is one of four internationally recognised global commons. Not only has nation state sovereignty remained unrecognised on the continent but it also run by the principles of peace, science and environmental ...
    • Antarctica and climate change 

      Skinner, Richard; Turner, Jeff; Riley, Madi; Martin, Jonny (2016)
      The concept of climate change and the ability of mankind to alter natural cycles of global temperature, over a relatively short timescale is something that has never before been encountered on this planet. The evidence ...
    • Antarctica and manned missions to Mars: Antarctica as a natural field study for psychological changes in an isolated and confined environment (ICE). 

      de Hamel, Stephanie (University of Canterbury, 2014)
      This review covers literature related to both Antarctic psychology and potential manned missions to Mars. By studying the effects on human health and behaviour when personnel winter-over in Antarctica, it is possible to ...
    • Antarctica and the importance of the environment - a rude awakening 

      Domaas, Christel (2012)
      When thinking about Antarctica I imagine the image is of a vast, white continent at the bottom of the world. It has breathtaking scenery that makes your mind wander, but it is also a continent that—after being there—leads ...
    • Antarctica and the Martian Analogy 

      Carter, Holly (2006)
      Life is one of the most persistent phenomena on Earth. It seems that wherever conditions are even remotely favourable, there it is. Organisms can be found in the most arid of deserts: the frozen, inhospitable lands ...
    • Antarctica as a Provider of understanding of conditions on other planets 

      Foster, Tui (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      Antarctica has been a valuable resource in providing understanding Of conditions on other planets in particular for scientists studying meteorites, investigating Lake Vostok as having similar properties as a Moon in Jupiter ...
    • Antarctica aviation: Accidents and safety policy 

      Chilton, Mike (University of Canterbury, 2004)
      Safety in aviation concerns managing risk rather than its elimination. This is certainly true for aircraft operations to, from and within the Antarctic region. This report looks to a series of accidents and incidents ...
    • Antarctica in the Year 2105: What Physical Changes Might We Expect? 

      Kowalewski, Stefan; Mason, Anna; Newton, Nadine (2006)
      This report investigates possible changes to the Antarctic environment due to climate change over the next one hundred years. Three scenarios have been developed in order to assess the response of the Antarctic to different ...
    • Antarctica New Zealand and Environmental Education 

      McKay, David (1999)
      This study investigates Antarctica New Zealand's (ANZ) current recognition, understandings and use of environmental education as a management tool to optimise the achievement of o*ctives Of its and plans. It is written in ...
    • Antarctica school units for Levels 3, 4 & 5 

      Eason, Jo (2016)
      There are three topics developed for primary age pupils, Antarctica and Gondwanaland, The Antarctic Food Web and Living in the Extreme Environment of Antarctica. Each unit has four sections; an introductory section of ...
    • Antarctica Subglacial Lakes The Race to the Bottom 

      Emnet, Philipp; Given, Andrew; Armstrong, Martina; Bouckoms, Sarah (2009)
      Ever since subglacial lakes have been known about they have grabbed the attention and imagination of the scientific and general community alike. These lakes may potentially hold the answers to questions on the climate ...
    • Antarctica – A Strategic Asset? 

      Weinstein, Phil; Boniface, Nick; Bishop, Joanne; Noble, Nicola; Bichard, Valerie (1999)
      It's 1999 and as we rapidly head towuds the new millennium the management of global issues require the pro-active participation of all members of the intemational community. Growing strains on the quality of water, soil ...
    • Antarctica – the woman and the quest for a polar career 

      Clery, Regina (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      The perceptions of female identity and the characteristics to what is deemed feminine can vary from culture to culture. The naming of vehicles and machinery with feminine sounding names is evident across western cultures ...
    • Antarctica's cultural heritage 

      McKenzie, Jacinta; McEldowney, Jessie; Talbot, Peter (2013)
      Cultural heritage is a dynamic concept, incorporating the ideas and values of many different organisations and individuals; it is heavily dependent on the context of the item or site being conserved, and transforms ...