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    • A historical perspective of Antarctic fisheries 

      Paton, Mark (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      The heroic imagery of manu continued quest with nature for survival in the face of extreme adversity has been captured by all cultures recorded through writing or spoken means. This image is seen no more clearly than in ...
    • Understanding our attitude towards fisheries in the Southern Ocean 

      McKay, David (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      Because the global community is comprised of many very different cultures and sub-cultures, each with distinctive values systems, based upon diverse philosophies and worldviews, there is a huge scope for disparity of opinion ...
    • Big fish in a big pond: The potential contribution of Antarctic medicine to New Zealand's international research profile 

      Weinstein, Phil (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      By providing a unique environment in which to carry out internationally funded collaborative projects, Antarctica is a strategic research asset which could allow New Zealand to develop an Antarctic medical research portfolio, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Robots and their place in Antarctica 

      Noble, Nicola (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      Antarctica is a scientific laboratory and provides some of the most unique conditions on earth. It is therefore a valuable source of information and investigation. The newest, best and most powerful pieces of equipment are ...
    • Exploring Values 

      Bichard, Valerie (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      In this literature review, I 've collected a series of observations and quotes from the electronic media, books and journals that illustrate an interconnected perception of values. The interweaving structure combines the ...
    • Management of tourism in Antarctica 

      Watson, Nigel (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      The following is a review of a number of literary works, primarily journal articles, addressing the issue of management of tourism in the Antarctic. This review is split into two headings. Those works dealing with tourist ...
    • Conservation and Southern Ocean 

      Gibson, Mark (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      Conservation in the Southern Ocean has taken on a new light. Pirate fishing Of the Antarctic Toothfish (Dissosthichus eleginoides) has made New Zealand headlines for the last tvt«t months. The Antarctic Toothfish (See Photo ...
    • Human Artefacts in Antarctica – Treasure to be Conserved or Junk to be Removed? 

      Cadenhead, Natalie; Johnston, Lindsay; Kestle, Linda; Webb, Keryn (1999)
      The question generating this report was perceived by the syndicate to be a limited question as it is couched in very black and white terms with no middle ground indicated. There was considerable debate concerning the ...
    • Emerging Fisheries – Threat or Opportunity? 

      Gibson, Mark; McKay, David; Nicholls, Jill; Paton, Mark (1999)
      Between the months of January and March, 1999, the Canterbury Univesity's inaugral course for the Certificate in Continuing Educatron, Antarctic Studies, engaged a research syndicate to investigate and report upon threats ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 financing of an Antarctic Expedition of the Heroic Era 

      Chaplow, Lester (2000)
      There is much written by and about Antarctic expeditions. This includes a number of diaries, both published and unpublished, of men from these voyages and times. Their correspondence home, with sponsors, governments, ...
    • The TAE Hut 

      Falconer, Tamsin (2000)
      Heritage can be described as a process of determining what we wish to pass on to future generations. This project aims to contribute to the debate about what New Zealand and its Antarctic community values as heritage. To ...
    • Anthropogenic impacts on the Sea & Soils of Antarctica 

      Gemmell, Michael (2000)
      Every thing we do creates an impact. Everything we do influence those things around us at least some way. Even the act of observing in some way influences the object we are observing. Physicists doing sub atomic particle ...
    • Seabird bycatch and longline fishing in the Southern Ocean 

      Hoar, Jennifer (2000)
      Albatrosses and petrels are truly birds of the oceans. These birds spend most of their lives at sea, and only return to land to breed. Most albatross and petrel species live only in the Southern Hemisphere, and many of ...
    • Long Term Temperature Trends at Scott Base, Antarctica 

      Gill-Fox, Deborah (2000)
      Temperature data from Scott Base, Antarctica, for the years 1957-1999 were analysed for long-term trends using linear regression. The annual mean temperature was found to be increasing at 0.0290C yr-l , and monthly and ...
    • Prevention & Management of Unwanted Organisms in Antarctic Wildlife in the Ross Dependency 

      Mackereth, Graham (2000)
      A workshop on diseases in Antarctic Wildlife was held in August 1998 at Hobart. A report on the workshop was considered by the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP II). The committee's response to the report was to ...
    • Prevention & management of unwanted organisms in Antarctic wildlife in the Ross dependency 

      Mackereth, Graham (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      A.workshop on diseases in Antarctic Wildlife was held In August Hobart. A report on the workshop was considered by the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP II), The committee's response to the report was to agree ...
    • Brood reduction in penguins 

      Gemmell, Michael (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      Clutch size in animals has evolved to enable the largest number of offspring to be raised by the parent(s) that can survive the resources available to them in their environment. This has to be balanced with the fitness of ...