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    • Vulnerability Of National Interdependent Infrastructure Networks to Spatially Localised Hazards 

      Zorn, Conrad; Thacker, Scott; Pant, Raghav; Shamseldin, Asaad (2017)
      Critical infrastructure networks are geographically distributed systems spanning multiple scales. These networks are increasingly interconnected and dependent on each other for normal operation. Localised asset failures ...
    • Want to Improve Resilience to Seismic Events in New Zealand 

      Lawler, Saree; Hatton, Tracy; Seville, Erica (2017)
      To demonstrate a variety of investment options available across a broad spectrum of disciplines covering the built, social, economic, natural, and cultural environments.
    • Waste management in Antarctica: the impact of sewage disposal and available treatment options for Scott Base 

      Littlewood, Chandra (2001)
      This report aims to describe and discuss the impacts of direct sewage and wastewater discharge in Antarctica and the available treatment options, with specific reference to Scott Base. The information requited to achieve ...
    • Wastewater Treatment in Antarctica. 

      Tarasenko, Sergey (2009)
      Human wastes production is a necessary result of research and logistic activity in Antarctica. Solid and liquid wastes disposal may lead to irreversible changes of the Antarctic environment. This problem can partly be ...
    • Water policy and governance in Guyana, “the land of many waters” 

      Baptiste, Onika M. (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      Effective water policies and good governance strategies are essential for sustainable development. Successful management of fresh water resources also requires the integration of the different sectors that use this ...
    • Water Project 

      Wood, Ann (2003)
      The difficulties in obtaining drinking water for humans in Antarctica are explored and methods used in the past, present and future described. Melting of snow in the Heroic Age required large investments in fuel and time. ...
    • A water quality study of Barkers Creek, South Canterbury. 

      Graham, H. J. (University of Canterbury, 2019)
      Diffuse nitrogen and phosphorus pollution from farming practices is a water resource management issue throughout New Zealand. Efficient management of diffuse pollutants requires a conceptual understanding of the relationship ...
    • Weather Forecasting Accuracy Ross Island, Antarctica 

      McKenzie, Chris (2010)
      The forecast accuracy of AMPS (Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System) for the Ross Island region was analysed during 20th to 31st December 2009. Forecast outputs are correlated with AWS (automatic weather stations) ...
    • Webtoons, a tool for communicating science in Antarctica 

      Clery, Regina (2018)
      The use of comics in education is well researched and is acknowledged as a successful instructional tool and learning strategy in reading comprehension through to scientific content knowledge, especially where Generation ...
    • Weddell Seal Pup Production in relation to harvesting pressure and the B-15 iceberg 

      Briars, Lacey (2011)
      The Ross Sea, one of two large embayments on the Antarctic continent, provides scientific opportunity to study marine ecosystem processes. The Weddell Seal Leptonychotes weddelli resides in the Ross Sea, with breeding ...
    • The Weddell seals and their physiological adaptation to deep diving 

      Lo, Simon (University of Canterbury, 2005)
      Seals, sea lions and walruses; all belong to a group of marine mammals called pinnipeds, which means "fin-footed". Marine mammals are just like the mammals that live on land environment; they are warm-blooded, breathe air ...
    • Wellington Cordon Project 

      Orchiston, Caroline; Shrestha, Shakti (2018)
      INTRODUCTION This project falls under the Flagship 3: Wellington Coordinated Project. It supports other projects within FP3 to create a holistic understanding of risks posed by collapsed buildings due to future ...
    • West Antarctica Ice Streams – A Review of the Proposed Mechanisms of Ice Streaming. 

      Armstrong, Martina (University of Canterbury, 2009)
      The Antarctic Ice Sheet, which covers most of the continent’s land surface, is divided into two separate entities by the Transantarctic Mountains. These are regarded as the West and East Antarctic Ice Sheets (Figure 1). ...
    • Whakatane liquefaction case history from the 1987 Edgecumbe Earthquake 

      Bastin, Sarah; van Ballegooy, Sjoerd; Mellsop, Nick; Wotherspoon, Liam; Orense, Rolando; Pender, Michael (Quake CoRE, 2016)
      Liquefaction and associated lateral spreading during the 1987 ML 6.3 Edgecumbe earthquake caused severe damage within parts of the Whakatane township in the North Island of New Zealand. Liquefaction and lateral spreading ...
    • Whale Watching in the Southern Ocean 

      Phillips, Andrew (2008)
      Whale watching is regulated by the International Whaling Commission (IWC). Although reasonably productive, the bipolar nature of the organisation and the inherent association with non-lethal utilization with the anti-whaling ...
    • Whaling In the Antarctic': A Judgment by the International Court of Justice and what could happen in Future due to that 

      Curie, Marcus (University of Canterbury, 2014)
      In March this year the International Court of Justice made a judgment about the case 'Whaling In the Antarctic' where Japan is blamed by Australia to hunt whales in the Southern Ocean. The Court decided that Japan's program ...
    • Whaling in the Southern Ocean 

      Martin, Debs (University of Canterbury, 2002)
      Blue and Humpback species, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) was established to help regulate the industry (IWC, 2002a). The IWC runs a secretariat in Cambridge, UK and conducts annual meetings in either Cambridge ...
    • What are the barriers to establishing effective wastewater management in Antarctica? 

      Cunningham-Hales, Peggy (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      Antarctica is often presented as earth's 'last untouched wilderness', however human induced impacts have been progressively transforming aspects of the environment since our arrival on the continent. Wastewater dischar ...
    • What are the limiting survival factors of microbial life in continental terrestrial Antarctica? 

      Dobson, Wills (University of Canterbury, 2014)
      Despite the extreme conditions of inland terrestrial Antarctica, life still manages to survive in microbial form. Exploring and understanding how it exists has important implications in understanding evolutionary ...
    • What are the recent influences on the physical construction of human habitat systems in Antarctica? 

      van der beek, Olaf (University of Canterbury, 2004)
      Human survival in Antarctica is intertwined with the ability to get shelter from the elements. History has also shown that these “Human Habitat Systems” (HHS’s) have changed over time. The Unique geo political system in ...