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    • Antarctic poetry: theme, criticism and analysis 

      Sima, Ellen (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      For over two hundred years, Antarctica and the Southern Ocean have been a source of inspiration for poets, and today the number of pieces in the Antarctic poetry canon numbers in hundreds. Yet despite the significance ...
    • Antarctic science and the news media 

      Columbus, Robyn (2012)
      The University of Canterbury’s ‘Gateway Antarctica’ is a leader in national and international Antarctic research projects. Research conducted by Gateway Antarctica, needs to be disseminated to the public, in order to ...
    • Antarctic sea ice - an online resource 

      Wilson, Peter (2012)
      The objective of the project was to produce an educational resource that would be used by students at New Zealand Secondary schools. There are multiple aims for this educational resource that blend together. • To provide ...
    • Antarctic sea ice and its implications. 

      Ahearn, John; Grover-Johnson, Olivia; Kringen, Tayele; Miller, Anna; Power, Chloe (2018)
      Global warming has caused a significant decrease in sea ice coverage in the Arctic. This is having far reaching implications for the ecosystems, as well as dramatically changing the way that humans interact with the Arctic ...
    • Antarctic Sea Ice, Brine Channels and Biota: A Review 

      Day, Sarah (University of Canterbury, 2003)
      The formation and decay of sea ice in the Southern Ocean is a highly visible feature of the Antarctic. Every year the continent appears to almost double in size as its surrounding oceans freeze. For a long time this phenomena ...
    • Antarctic seaborne tourism 

      Reaney, Richard (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      Antarctic tourism has been in existence for approximately thirty-five years, Tourist activities have covered a number of interests, some well documented in the literature, but others earning only scant reference. Essentially ...
    • Antarctic ship-borne tourism – an analysis of the ‘Measure of Compliance’ of approvals, management plans, tour operator’s EIA, New Zealand legislation & the guidelines pertaining to tourists visiting the Ross Sea region, Antarctica 

      Hampson, Ellen (2001)
      New Zealand is custodian of a large portion of the Antarctic continent, the Ross Sea region (Figure l). The Ross Sea region contains Some Of the most spectacular scenery, wildlife, and historic sites to be found On the ...
    • An Antarctic snow temperature profile analysis 

      Britten, Roy (2001)
      Snow pack temperatures were measured in the wall of a Snow pit at 77048.423'S 166059.003'E on the Ross Ice Shelf, Anta,tTtica, over a period of 98.5 hours. The spam%se nature of the data set collected makes it difficult ...
    • Antarctic Specially Protected and Specially Managed Areas: How Effective is the Current System? 

      Rodgers, Rata Pryor; Sullivan, Nita; Pointon, Olivia; Crean, Penny (2017)
      Protection of the Antarctic environment has been a motivation for Treaty Parties since the establishment of the Antarctic Treaty System in 1964. The current protected areas system, created in 2002, provides little ...
    • Antarctic Specially Protected Areas - ARE THEY SERVING THE ANTARCTIC WELL? 

      Clarkin, Thomas; Redmond, Henry; Williams, Chrissie; Scott, Nigel (2010)
      This report sets out to respond to the question imposed: Antarctic Specially Protected Areas – Are they serving the Antarctic well? The Treaty documents that define Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPA) are summarized, ...
    • Antarctic Specially Protected Areas as tools for conservation: An assessment of purpose, placement and effect 

      McNeill, Bridget (University of Canterbury, 2015)
      Offering the highest level of protection under the current Antarctic Treaty System, Antarctic Specially Protected Areas are often considered a key tool in the conservation of terrestrial Antarctica (Shaw et al 2014). However ...
    • Antarctic Tourism 

      Wouters, Mariska (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      During the investigation into the future of Antarctic tourism and New Zealand'S role, abundant literature was found which covered the historical record of human activity in the Antarctic, and the advent of people arriving ...
    • Antarctic Tourism – Where to Now? 

      Downer, Kate; Reaney, Richard; Watson, Nigel; Wouters, Mariska (1999)
      This paper examines the fixture of tourism in the Antarctic. It raises some fundamental policy issues and aims to challenge some preconceptions of tourism' s role and impact on the continent. The test it puts to governments ...
    • 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 ...