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    • Environmental Indicators, Monitoring and Auditing in the Ross Sea Region, Antarctica 

      Boniface, Nick (1999)
      There has been a recent increase in 'Environmental Monitoring' activities globally, and Antarctica has been no exception- Information from most places globally in some form is desired to know what effect people have on the ...
    • What is Antarctica? A Teaching Resource in Experiential Education 

      Downer, Kate (1999)
      • What is Antarctica A close look at the Antarctic region Students- create a physical and biological Antarctic region Possible scenarios to the fate of the Antarctic region The Place of Science Students solve world problems ...
    • Breaking the Ice – A Proposal for a 52 Minute Documentary 

      Bichard, Valarie (1999)
      We are currently living in "the age of chaos" (Douglas Rushkoff — Children of Chaos 1997) where science and technology have streaked ahead of humanity's ability to process and deal with the change. In this age of chaos ...
    • An Analysis of the Built Environment of Scott Base, Antarctica 

      Kestle, Linda (1999)
      I. Introduction 1.1 The Analysis The Built Environment at Scott Base, Antarctica has evolved over time from a series of fairly rudimentary sheltering enclosures in 1957 to the present day sophisticated yet simple building ...
    • Shackleton’s Epic Journey, 1916 

      Reaney, Richard (1999)
      It is often claimed that there has never been a greater feat of seamanship than Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton's open boat voyage from Elephant Island to South Georgia in 1916 after the loss of his ship Endurance. Ernest ...
    • 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 ...
    • Environmental Audit – Event K396, 1999 

      Bishop, Joanne (1999)
      This report outlines the activities and associated environmental impacts of Event K396 in 1999. A Preliminary Environmental Evaluation made predictions of any impacts prior to arriving in Antarctica. This audit states the ...
    • Reverse Zoonoses: An Assessment of the Risk to Weddell Seals at Scott Base from Clyptosporidium in Human Sewage Effluent 

      Weinstein, Phil (1999)
      Cryptosporidiosis is a disease generally considered in the context of humans being exposed to animal faeces, but the converse route Of infection is also theoretically possible. In summer at Scott Base (Antarctica), about ...
    • New Zealand’s Future Policy on Tourism in Antarctica 

      Watson, Nigel (1999)
      This report addresses the future direction of New Zealand policy on tourism in Antarctica and in particular the Ross Sea region. It highlights a number of policy options and makes recommendations on favoured options. Each ...
    • One Man’s Dream – Japan’s Antarctic History 

      Wouters, Mariska (1999)
      In New Zealand and "other southern hemispheric nations, the geographical proximity of the Antarctic has meant that this is a part of the world that commands considerably more importance than would be accorded to it by ...
    • 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 ...
    • International Project Management, with Particular Reference to Antarctica and the Cape Roberts Project 

      Noble, Nicola (1999)
      Various economic, social and political considerations have led to an increasing number of international projects being implemented. These projects can provide valuable opportunities to all the participants including an ...
    • Antarctic Metadata – Management, Issues, Concerns and Recommendations 

      Cadenhead, Natalie (1999)
      The Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) together with the Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) is addressing data management issues through the Joint Committee on Antarctic Data Management ...
    • An Analysis of Trace Lead, Cadmium and Zinc Levels in Antarctic Soils 

      Powell, H.K; Paton, Mark (1999)
      The Analysis of Trace Lead, Cadmium, and Zinc Levels in Antarctic Soils The Analysis of Trace Lead, Cadmium, and Zinc Levels in Antarctic Soils
    • A Review of the Diving Adaptations of Weddell Seals (Leptonychotes Weddellii) 

      Webb, Keryn (1999)
      This report contains a compilation and review of adaptations of Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) for diving. Discussed are anatomical adaptations including its teeth and eye structure, and ability to collapse its ...
    • 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 ...
    • Overfishing and by catch 

      Nicholls, Jill (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      For more than fifty years northern commercial fisheries have been plagued by the depletion of fish stocks in all the major oceans. Recovery is sometimes slow and at other times cannot take place at all due to a number of ...
    • The impacts of tourism 

      Downer, Kate (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      The impacts of tourism within the Antarctic are currently a topic of discussion. With increasing visitor numbers, diversification of activities and increased technology, questions concerning the impacts of Antarctic tourism ...
    • 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 ...
    • Changing views and interests over Antarctic mineral deposits 

      Boniface, Nick (University of Canterbury, 1999)
      ne debate over the use of Antarctic minerals has spread through the past several decades. Various changes in the views and interests of nations have occurred, with some surprising reversals in position and developments. ...