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    • The Madrid Protocol on Environmental Protection: is it an effective tool? 

      Chin, Mark; de Passille, Bruno; de Pomereu, Jean; Sutherland, Gill; Weber, Melissa (2003)
      Adopted in 1991 and ratified in 1998 (excluding Annex V) the Madrid Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty is a living legislative framework intended to regulate human activities in the Antarctic in ...
    • The mails and stamps of Ross Dependency: up until the closure of the Scott Base Post Office in 1987 

      Fortune, David (University of Canterbury, 2006)
      The Ross Dependency is a very interesting philatelic area as it has: • probably the area of the first mails posted in the Antarctic ? • the home of the first Antarctic Post Office (Cape Royds). • the region with the ...
    • Management and Disposal of Anthropogenic wastes and its Effects on the Antarctic Environment 

      Dobson, Sophie (University of Canterbury, 2014)
      As Antarctica is the only continent on Earth that does not maintain a permanent resident human population it is important to gain an understanding of how humans impact upon the local environment so the best management ...
    • Management models for Antarctic tourism 

      Hampson, Ellen (University of Canterbury, 2001)
      Within the tourism literature generated, there has been a development Of 'management models' designed to describe, explain, manage, control and predict the spatial organisation Of tourism activities in differing contexts. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Managing peri-urban floodplains and urban-rural connectivity: A case study in ecosystems governance following a disaster event 

      Orchard, Shane; Challies, E (2019)
      Peri-urban environments are critical to the connections between urban and rural ecosystems and their respective communities. Lowland floodplains are important examples that are attractive for urbanisation and often ...
    • Maori and Antarctica 

      Haverkamp, Abigail (2003)
      Moori and Antcrctica are two wcyds that cre ruely togettE. In the 18m's when early interest and sightings Of Antarctica by European and American explorers began, Moori who had occupied Aotearoa had ventured south than ...
    • Maori Associations with the Antarctic 

      McFarlane, Turi (2008)
      “It may have been about our year 750 that the astonishing Hui-Te-Rangiora, in his canoe Te Iwi-o-Atea, sailed from Rarotonga on a voyage of wonders in that direction (South): he saw the bare white rocks that towered into ...
    • Mapping McMurdo Ice Shelf Ice Thickness 

      de Passille, Bruno (2003)
      The Continent Of science, Antarctica, bares an indescribable source Of data which contain solutions for several mysteries that scientists try to elucidate. The Antarctic ice shelves are one of them. Surveying and recording ...
    • Mapping New Zealand: Responding to the Kaikoura Earthquake 

      de Raadt, Anna; Blick, Graeme; Hodge, Julia (2018)
      The Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) Mapping New Zealand 2025 programme is looking at seamlessly mapping New Zealand (NZ) from the top of Aoraki / Mt Cook right out to the edge of our continental shelf. A number of ...
    • Mapping snow accumulation of Antarctica 

      Mauriohooho, Penny (2012)
      Many regional studies have focused on snow accumulation in Antarctica but only a few have attempted to collate this data (Bromwich, 1988, Bromwich et al, 2004, Arthern 2006, Eisen et al 2008). In situ measurements of ...
    • Mapping the End of the World Technology and Antarctic Cartography 

      Hawkey, Josie (University of Canterbury, 2013)
      Maps are used either as a way to communicate knowledge or, in the display of data, as a way to synthesize knowledge. Throughout history cartography has been used for both of these purposes and the result is that maps ...
    • Marine Biology in Antarctica: Then and Now. 

      Bombosch, Annette (2009)
      Marine life around Antarctica, dictated by its extreme climate, has always been a fascinating topic for biologists. In the 19th century, first documentations of the abundant marine life were revealed through the eyes of ...
    • Marine Protected Areas 

      Pallesen, Ana; Ericson, Jessica; Winton, Holly; Steel, Andrea (2008)
      In recent years the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity beyond areas of national jurisdiction has received increasing attention, there is growing agreement that Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) should ...
    • Marine Protected Areas for Antarctica 

      Gibson, Mark (1999)
      The marine environment accounts for 71% of the earth's surface (Nybakken, 1997). As water is a three dimensional medium, this makes the entire volume Where organisms can live equate to 1370 x 106 km3, Which makes it the ...
    • Marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean 

      Hawkey, Josie; Kennedy, Richard; MacGilloway, Llara; Miller, Polly; Smiley, Kathleen (2013)
      We have reached a critical turning point for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean. The Southern Ocean contains features of exceptional ecological value and scientific importance. It is one of the last great ...
    • The McMurdo Dry Valleys streams and their relations with Dry Valleys Lakes 

      de Passille, Bruno (University of Canterbury, 2003)
      First discovered by Robert Scott' s expedition (1904-1906), the McMurdo Dry Valleys are now visited every year by numbers of scientists of different disciplines. The McMurdo Dry Valleys represent the largest ice-free region ...
    • Measurement and modelling: Siple ice streams 

      McClatchy, Hamish (University of Canterbury, 2004)
      The Siple coast ice streams serve as an important observational field site for the study of the West Antarctic mass balance. Though the importance of ice stream dynamics has been understood for 15 years, the understanding ...
    • Measuring snow accumulation using ground-penetrating radar(GPR) 

      Hogarth, Kathy (University of Canterbury, 2013)
      Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is a non invasive geophysical method that uses radar pulses to image the subsurface. GPR can be used in a variety of media, including rock, soil, ice, fresh water, pavements and structures. ...
    • Measuring the impact of 360° videography in Antarctica for educational purposes 

      Lindeman, Robert W. (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      This report surveys the main issues and approaches to measuring presence as they relate to user experience design in virtual reality. The main focus is on how to evaluate the impact of using 360° video to capture and ...