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The role of weather, water, ice and climate (WWIC) information for Antarctic tourism
The tourism sector in Antarctica has witnessed considerable growth and diversification over the last decade. To help facilitate safe travel in remote and dynamic polar environments more detailed and specialised weather, ...
A case-based methodology for investigating urban comfort through interpretive research and microclimate analysis in post-earthquake Christchurch, New Zealand
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
This paper explores how an interpretive case-based research strategy can reveal new empirical and theoretical insights into microclimate design. Innovative fieldwork in Christchurch, New Zealand investigated the nature and ...
Characterizing polar mobilities to understand the role of weather, water, ice and climate (WWIC) information
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-12-30)
The Polar Regions are undergoing rapid environmental change while simultaneously witnessing growth and diversification of human activity. These changes call for more responsive, detailed and specialized weather, water, ice ...
Sailing into stormy waters? Understanding the community impacts of cruise tourism growth in Akaroa, New Zealand
This chapter reports on a study of community attitudes towards cruise tourism in the small harbour town of Akaroa, New Zealand. It presents the findings of a community survey, and reveals areas of concern, consensus and ...
Participation by or for design? The case of Albion Square in post-earthquake Ōtautahi Christchurch
The quality of public space is integral to liveable cities, which also require empowered communities. This article is focused on the participatory design process of Albion Square, in Ōhinehou Lyttelton, which takes place ...
Local-level responses to sea ice change and cruise tourism in Arctic Canada's Northwest Passage
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
This article examines the interactions between sea ice change and patterns of cruise ship tourism through the Northwest Passage of Arctic Canada and how local communities are responding to this change. During the period ...
Examining the relationships between marine tourism and marine protection in Akaroa, New Zealand
Poster presentation : A summary of a study examining how marine protection measures are used to promote Akaroa and its marine tourism products, and the awareness of these protection measures among Akaroa's visitors.
The maturing of polar tourism as a 'field of study'
(Icelandic Tourism Research Centre, 2016)
In alignment with the growth of polar travel over the last few decades, there has been an intensification of research activities related to various aspects of the polar tourism phenomenon. Through an extensive literature ...
Words, more words, and ... no action? Addressing Antarctic tourism issues within the Antarctic Treaty System
Scholarly work on Antarctic tourism has hitherto offered little in terms of an in-depth exploration of the evolution of geopolitical discourse and processes around tourism. In this presentation, we will discuss political ...
Implications of a changing alpine environment for geotourism: A case study from Aoraki/Mount Cook, New Zealand
(Elsevier BV, 2020-03)
Aoraki Mount Cook National Park in the New Zealand Southern Alps attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors annually. However, this iconic alpine destination is changing due to rapid glacial recession. To explore the ...