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    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • New Zealand policy on the Ross Dependency 

      Falconer, Tamsin (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      New Zealand policy on the Ross Dependency has changed over the years. There have been few dramatic shifts, but over time, changes in emphasis are evident. From reluctant beginnings in 1923 through to assertive leadership ...
    • Long term temperature trend analysis in Antarctica 

      Gill-Fox, Deborah (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      Global climate change has become a significant topic of study during recent years, as searches are made for trends in climate data, their causes and possible effects. Antarcüa is important as an indicator of change in ...
    • Antarctica as a Provider of understanding of conditions on other planets 

      Foster, Tui (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      Antarctica has been a valuable resource in providing understanding Of conditions on other planets in particular for scientists studying meteorites, investigating Lake Vostok as having similar properties as a Moon in Jupiter ...
    • Distribution and mirgration of krill populations in the Southern Ocean and the impact of environmental factors 

      Hoar, Jennifer (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      The Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) is a two-inch long, shrimp-like crustacean that lives in the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica. It is one of many euphausiid species found around the world, but it is unique in ...
    • A review of the present whereabouts of Scott's party 

      Chaplow, Lester (University of Canterbury, 2000)
      In 1901, Commander Robert Falcon Scott lead a small group of men to the Antarctica in what is now known as the Discovery Expedition, after their ship, the Discovery. The expedition landed in McMurdo Bay and built a hut, ...