[Parameters: Topic='HUMAN DIMENSIONS', Term='ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS', Variable_Level_1='OIL SPILLS']
Development of Fluvioglacial Landforms in the Larsemann Hills, Eastern AntarcticaEntry ID: ASAC_570
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The Larsemann Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica, has been the site for large winter bases built by the People's Republic of China and the USSR and a small summer base built by Australia. The three bases are ... located within 3 km of one another. Station development has occurred since 1986 and consequently environmental changes have been very sudden. Associated with station development has been the establishment of a road network on one peninsula. Visitors to the area have risen in number from 71 in 1987 to a conservative estimate of 445 in 1991. The increased number of human visitors has resulted in rubbish and other evidence of visitation being observed over almost 10 square kilometres. This paper attmepts to outline environmental impacts observed by the authors since 1986.
Start Date: 1992-09-30Stop Date: 1994-03-31
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > BOUNDARIES > POLITICAL DIVISIONS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > CONTAMINANT LEVELS/SPILLS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > OIL SPILLS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > HABITAT CONVERSION/FRAGMENTATION > URBANIZATION/URBAN SPRAWL
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > INFRASTRUCTURE > BUILDINGS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > INFRASTRUCTURE > CULTURAL FEATURES
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > INFRASTRUCTURE > TRANSPORTATION
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > LAND MANAGEMENT
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > POPULATION > POPULATION DISTRIBUTION
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > POPULATION > POPULATION SIZE
LAND SURFACE > TOPOGRAPHY > LANDFORMS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT > ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS > CONSERVATION
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Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +61 2 6268 8308
Fax: +61 2 6268 8313
Email: J.Burgess at adfa.edu.au
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Province or State: Australian Capital Territory
Postal Code: 2600
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3244
Fax: +61 3 6232 3351
Email: dave.connell at aad.gov.au
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Spate A.P., Burgess J.S., Shevlin J. (1995) Rates of rock surface lowering, Princess Elizabeth Land, eastern Antarctica. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 20. 567-573
Burgess J.S., Spate A.P., Norman F.I. (1992) Environmental impacts of station development in the Larsemann Hills, Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica. Journal of Environmental Management 26. 287-299
Olvmo M. (1992) Glaciofluvial canyons and their relation to the late Weichselian deglaciation in Fennoscandia. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie 36. 343
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DIF Creation Date: 2000-08-02
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-08-29