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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 ...
    • 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 ...