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National Antarctic Programs and their impact on the environment

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Jabour, JA, National Antarctic Programs and their impact on the environment, The Health of Antarctic Wildlife: A Challenge for Science and Policy, Springer, Kerry, K. and Riddle, M. (ed), Heidleburg, pp. 211-230. ISBN 978-3-540-93922-1 (2009) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: doi:10.1007/978-3-540-93923-8

Abstract

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2009. All rights reserved.Covers all the essential issues necessary for the understanding of health and disease relating to Antarctic wildlife to provide for wise council in the management of human activities in Antarctica This book provides a broad assessment of the health of Antarctica's birds and seals. It is set against the background of available scientific and environmental information and the political and administrative processes in place. 17 chapters are presented in two parts: Wildlife Disease consists of reviews, case studies and health assessments. External Factors covers the environmental, administrative and legal aspects. The term health is used in its widest sense to encompass the normal state and those factors which detract from it including both infectious and non-infectious causes. A must for veterinary and biological scientists, policy makers and administrators whose job it is to protect Antarctica's wildlife against the introduction or spread of diseases by human activities.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental Science and Management
Research Field:Environmental Impact Assessment
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Other Environment
Objective Field:Environment not elsewhere classified
Author:Jabour, JA (Dr Julia Jabour)
ID Code:47717
Year Published:2009
Deposited By:IASOS
Deposited On:2008-02-20
Last Modified:2012-02-14
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