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Cover for Case Study Antarctica: Up against the ice barrier: Antarctic tourism operators prepare for the Polar Shipping Code.

This chapter describes the latest developments in preparation for the implementation of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), and examines the state of readiness of the Antarctic tourism industry. The difficulty of understanding the ice regimes of the polar...

Author(s)
Jabour, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648439)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-native species in Antarctic terrestrial environments: the impacts of climate change and human activity.

Antarctic terrestrial biodiversity is simple compared to other regions of the Earth, with many higher taxonomic groups not represented, due to the continent's isolation, the severe climatic conditions and the relative scarcity of suitable habitats. So far, Antarctic biodiversity has been little...

Author(s)
Hughes, K. A.; Convey, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641645)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperature adaptation in changing climate: marine fish and invertebrates.

This chapter focuses on the adaptive physiological and ecological responses to warming in cold-temperate marine ectotherms. To understand centrally important traits of thermal tolerance, adaptive traits that restrict the capacities of cold stenotherms from Antarctic environments to acclimatize to...

Author(s)
Abele, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938222)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Would you like ice with that? Antarctic tourism and climate change.

This chapter examines how changing climatic conditions may affect the current tourism product and destination in the Antarctic environment. It is established that any new or more efficient system to regulate tourism and manage growth will need to balance the pressure of increasing activity with the ...

Author(s)
Jabour, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935481)
Type
Book chapter