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Cover for Parasitic gastroenteritis in sheep: teladorsagiosis and trichostrongylosis.

There are many (>30) species of gastrointestinal nematodes that have been recorded as parasites of sheep; however, relatively few species contribute commonly and significantly to parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE), of which four genera play major roles: Teladorsagia, Trichostrongylus, Haemonchus...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modelling the changing arctic ice.

This introductory chapter addresses the changes in the Arctic ice since 1979. It explores how the area of Arctic ice has changed over time, developing a mathematical model to describe the relationship. This model will help in making predictions about how the Arctic ice will change in the future, as ...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Modelling nature: an introduction to mathematical modelling of natural systems.

This book with 6 chapters introduces basic concepts in mathematical modelling applied to natural systems to tackle real-world problems from fields such as physics, ecology, geology and epidemiology. It shows how using models can help to unravel complex issues such as the melting of the Arctic ice,...

Author(s)
Gillman, E.; Gillman, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393104)
Type
Book
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Cover for The different shades of snow - an analysis of winter tourism in European regional planning and policy documents.

This chapter examines tourism policy and planning documents of alpine, Arctic and subarctic regions in terms of: (i) the challenges and trends in European winter tourism; (ii) the planned regional responses to those challenges and trends; and (iii) the future of European winter tourism from a...

Author(s)
Bohn, D.; Bernardi, C. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arctic tourism experiences: production, consumption and sustainability.

This book aims to better understand the production and consumption of visitor experiences in the Arctic region as a rapidly changing tourist destination. This knowledge will contribute to a balanced triple bottom line (TBL) sustainability approach in Arctic tourism. Part 1 (chapters 1-6)...

Author(s)
Lee, Y. S.; Weaver, D. B.; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book
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Cover for Arctic destinations and attractions as evolving peripheral settings for the production and consumption of peak tourism experiences.

This introductory chapter offers a definition of Arctic tourism; and discusses three main themes concerning travel and tourism in the changing Arctic, namely: sustainability, climate change, and tourist experiences.

Author(s)
Lee, Y. S.; Weaver, D. B.; Prebensen, N. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experiencing the Arctic in the past: French visitors to Finnmark in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

This chapter presents an historical account of Arctic travel. It considers the diverse experiences of three French travellers to northern Norway in the context of the periphery-core dynamics of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Author(s)
Guissard, I.; Lee, Y. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Roles of adventure guides in balancing perceptions of risk and safety.

This chapter aims to broaden existing understandings of risk and safety in guided Arctic adventure activities, by exploring the stories of tourists who have participated in guided adventure activities, and their feelings of risk. In particular, it examines how their interactions with guides and...

Author(s)
Røkenes, A.; Mathisen, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The central role of identity in the Arctic periphery.

This chapter addresses the governing and coordinating role of organizational identity in the context of the Arctic tourism system. It also highlights the multilevel systems of actors and networks in Arctic tourism, as well as the role of identity in tourist valuation of Arctic tourism.

Author(s)
Davoudi, S.; Högström, C.; Tronvoll, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourists and narration in the Arctic: the changing experience of museums.

This chapter investigates a theory known as new museology, which considers how museums are forced to evolve in contemporary societies where data and alternative viewpoints are commonly available and perceived as multiple and concurrent realities. It examines, on one hand, how museums in Arctic...

Author(s)
Edelheim, J.; Lee, Y. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter

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