An eBook entitled “Breaking the Ice – Climate change in Antarctica” and accompanying justification, “How to most effectively communicate climate change in Antarctica through an eBook”
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree LevelPostgraduate Certificate
Degree NamePostgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies
This eBook is aimed at a non-expert audience, with the aim of communicating recent findings in climate science that have taken place in Antarctica. It is both about the effects of climate change that are taking place in Antarctica, but also about research projects with much wider applications. The justification accompanies the eBook in order to support decisions that were made in the creation of the eBook – not just the writing, but the piecing together as well. The justification takes into account: Choice of audience; Choice of topics written about; Framing of topics; Language used; Choice of visual elements; Psychology of climate change communication.