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Cover for Polar deserts.

This chapter focuses on the terrestrial realm of polar desert life. The chapter provides a more detailed perspective of the physical environment of the Dry Valleys of Southern Victoria Land (Antarctica); explores the biotic components, their survival mechanisms, and trophic interactions as well as...

Author(s)
Hogg, I. D.; Wall, D. H.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arctic and antarctic.

This chapter looks at the tourism operations in the Arctic and the Antarctic and shows that the relationship between tourism and conservation in the Polar Regions is somewhat ambiguous. On the positive side, tourism may help to contribute to public awareness of environmental impacts and threats to...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antarctic ship-borne tourism: an expanding industry.

This chapter explores the development of Antarctic tourism during its first 50 years, identifies its current forms and recent diversification of activities, summarizes the impacts of such activities, and assesses the effectiveness of regulations available for their management. In conclusion, it...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism management for Antarctica.

This chapter examines relevant aspects of management systems that have arisen in other areas (South Georgia; Svalbard, Norway; and Glacier Bay, Alaska, USA) that share some of the features of Antarctica, and discusses whether these management measures might be applied to Antarctic tourism. It also...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountaineering.

This chapter describes recent trends in mountaineering adventure tourism and presents case studies from around the world. For each continent or region (Andes, Antarctica, Central Asia, Europe, Himalayas, New Zealand, North America, and Great Britain), information on mountaineering adventure tour...

Author(s)
Hales, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Expedition cruises.

This chapter describes the structure of the expedition-cruises adventure sector and presents case studies from South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula, Svalbard (Norway) and Papua New Guinea. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Antarctic cruise industry.

This chapter outlines the growth of cruise tourism in Antarctica. It describes the highly concentrated spatial distribution of Antarctic tourism, examines the background of Antarctic cruise tourists, and discusses the environmental impacts of Antarctic tourism.

Author(s)
Bauer, T.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecotourism policies and issues in Antarctica.

This chapter outlines the setting in which tourism takes place in Antarctica, analyses the environmental impacts of Antarctic tourism and the current management regime, and investigates possible new directions for a sustainable ecotourism policy in the continent.

Author(s)
Bauer, T.; Dowling, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996097)
Type
Book chapter

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