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Life histories and ecological interactions of Potamopyrgus antipodarum and Physa acuta in relation to temperature.
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 1999)
The New Zealand freshwater snail Potamopyrgus antipodarurn has recently invaded freshwaters of North America and as a result its occurrence and spread have led to growing concern regarding its potentially negative impacts ...
Hydrogeology of the Takaka Valley
(University of Canterbury, 1998)
The Takaka Valley, in Golden Bay, New Zealand, is renowned as the site of the freshwater spring system known as Waikoropupu Springs, and is also known for its marble karst aquifer. In this project the groundwater resources ...
The Hope Fault at Hossack Station east of Hanmer Basin, North Canterbury
(University of Canterbury. Geology, 1991)
Oblique convergence of the Pacific and Australian Plates is accommodated in the northern South Island by the Marlborough Fault System. The Hope Fault is the southern of four major dextral strike-slip faults of this system. ...
Ecotoxicology of estuarine amphipod Paracorophium excavatum
(University of Canterbury. Environmental Science, 1999)
The estuarine tube dwelling amphipod Paracorophium excavatum was investigated for its suitability as a bio-indicator and bio-monitor. Distribution patterns of P. excavatum were determined at 13 sites in the Canterbury ...
Deep lime stabilisation applications for roading, East Coast, North Island, New Zealand.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Geological Sciences, 1991)
An engineering geological investigation into pit slope stability at Macraes Gold Mine, Macraes Flat, Otago, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Engineering Geology, 1998)
Macraes Gold Mine at Macraes Flat is located approximately 60km north-west of Dunedin, and is currently the largest producer of gold in New Zealand. Open-pit mining currently takes place in the three large pits of Round ...
Molecular systematics of Campylobacter isolated from the human clinical environment.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences, 1998)
Campylobacter jejuni is the major cause of campylobacteriosis in humans. This thesis recorded the distribution of C. jejuni and C. coli isolates in a hospital environment during 1997/98. 105 clinical isolates of Campylobacter ...
Structure and tectonic geomorphology of the Lowry Peaks Range-Waikari Valley District, North Canterbury.
(University of Canterbury. Geology, 1995)
Structures of the Lowry Peaks Range - Waikari Valley district are complex. The majority comprise three members of a predominantly WSW -ENE striking major northwards-directed, leading edge imbricate thrust system, with ...
Promoting sustainable management in local resource management issues
(University of Canterbury, 1994)
The Resource Management Act (RMA) 1991 is a much discussed and frequently criticised piece of legislation in New Zealand. The RMA 1991 is much discussed because it is part of a substantial reform of New Zealand's resource ...
Heavy metal pollution in Antarctic soils.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Chemistry, 1993)
Soil samples from 8 sites (7 contaminated and 1 reference) at Marble Point and Scott Base were assessed for heavy metal pollution. Samples were acid leached and analysed by differential pulse anodic stripping voltammetry ...