Changing Trends in Antarctic Research

Changing Trends in Antarctic Research

by A. Elzinga (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993)

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ISBN-13: 9789401737616
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 04/29/2013
Series: Environment & Assessment , #3
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Pages: 163
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Glossary. Introduction. Part I: Historical and Contemporary Issues. 1. The Politics of Science in Polar Regions; A. Elzinga, I. Bohlin. Part II: The Functional Role of Science in the Antarctic Treaty System. 2. The Role of Science in the Negotiations of the Antarctic Treaty - an Historical Review in the Light of Recent Events; F. Solie. 3. Development of the Science/Politics Interface in the Antarctic Treaty and the Role of Scientific Advice; N. Bonner. 4. Relevance Pressures and the Strategic Orientation of Research; A. Karlqvist. Part III: Is Science in Antarctica Facing the Prospects of Increasing Bureaucratization? 5. The Place of Regulation in Relationship to Science; O. Orheim. 6. The Place of Science in an Environmentally Regulated Continent; J. Barnes. Part IV: Orientational Shifts in Antarctic Research Agendas. 7. Focusing an Antarctic Research Program - the Australian Experience; B. Davis. 8. Environmentally Driven Research - is it Different? B. Heywood. 9. Geoscience - Basic Research or Commercial Prospecting? K. Larsson. Part V: Panel Discussion and Plenary 10. Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Country Perspectives; R. Mansukosi, P.-C. Rieber, J.H. Stel, J.-O. Strömberg. Part VI: Four Symposium Papers and a Review of SCAR. 11. The Science/Politics Interface in Development; N. Bonner. 12. Science in an Environmentally Regulated Continent; J.N. Barnes. 13. The Australian Antarctic Research Program in Focus; B. Davis. 14. Environmentally Driven orEnvironmentally Benign Antarctic Research; R.B. Heywood. 15. Some Views on Antarctic Research; R.R. Colwell. Appendices. Index.

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