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Spatial and temporal distribution of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) within the Kaikoura submarine canyon in relation to oceanographic variables
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2014)
The Kaikoura area is a valuable feeding spot for sperm whales with the presence of a submarine canyon close to shore. Male sperm whales can be found there year around, close to the shore and exhibiting almost constant ...
Geomorphic Hazard Analyses in Tectonically-Active Mountains: Application to the Western Southern Alps, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2013)
On-going population growth and urbanization increasingly force people to occupy environments where natural processes intensely affect the landscape, by way of potentially hazardous natural events. Tectonic plate boundaries, ...
Advances in Visibility Modelling in Urban Environments to Support Location Based Services
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2011)
People describe and explore space with a strong emphasis on the visual senses, yet modelling the field of view has received little attention within the realm of Location Based Services (LBS), in part due to the lack of ...
An investigation into local air quality throughout two residential communities bisected by major highways in South Auckland, New Zealand.
(University of Canterbury. Environmental Science, 2014)
Population exposure to traffic pollution is a rapidly developing, multi-disciplinary scientific field. While the link between long-term exposure and respiratory issues is well-established, there are probable links to a ...