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University of Adelaide
Visitors’ attitudes towards hypothetical hoop pine plantations on the pastoral southern Atherton Tablelands, Australia
Suh, J. et al. 
Peace, M. et al. 
The Layman fire commenced as a routine fuel reduction burn in southwest Western Australia in October 2010. Late morning on the day following ignition, the fire was more active than fire management officers had expected under the prevailing conditions of wind, temperature and relative humidity in the local eucalypt forest fuels. A convective smoke plume developed over the fire, extending to a h ...
A survey of accessibility to Australia's Phase 2 Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs to patient barriers
van Gaans, D. et al. 
Despite the evidence to support cardiac rehabilitation, existing services remain underutilised. Accessibility to those services is a major factor in the underutilisation of current programs. Available literature on barriers to the accessibility of out-patient cardiac rehabilitation services were reviewed. Using Penchansky and Thomas’ (1981) five dimensions of accessibility as a structural fram ...
SUBJECT: survey; rehabilitation; accessibility; health services; cardiac
University of Adelaide
Development-friendly investments and entrepreneurship by overseas migrants and their outcomes: Lessons for migrants and development actors
Rispens-Noel, L. et al. 
Beer, A. et al. 
Regional studies globally has a strong focus on understanding the causes of variation in the economic performance and well-being of regions and this emphasis acknowledges that the strength of the local or regional economy plays a determinant role in shaping quality of life. Regional research has been less active in considering spatial variation in other factors that are critical to individual ...
SUBJECT: social capital; ageing; regions; social isolation; australia
Robinson, G. et al. 
This is a Review Essay. It uses as a starting point ideas from the recent book by Geoff A Wilson, Community resilience and environmental transitions, to develop arguments about the nature of work by geographers on the resilience of human communities. It considers the legacy of ideas about resilience derived from ecology and engineering, whilst noting a third interpretation relating to adaptive ...
SUBJECT: capitals; pathways; resilience; community; resourcefulness
A 25,000-year record of environmental change from Welsby Lagoon, North Stradbroke Island, in the Australian subtropics
Barr, C. et al. 
SUBJECT: subtropics; deglaciation; australia; palaeoclimates; glacial maximum
Kavanagh, A. et al. 
Suh, J. 
This paper explores institutional mechanisms that might be required to boost both organic agriculture and rural development in the Philippines. Special attention is paid to community-based organic agriculture as a pathway to rural development. The Philippines has two decades of experience of community-based natural resource management. Unlike public natural resources such as forests, watershed ...
An assessment of vulnerability and adaptation to cyclones through impact assessment guidelines: a bottom-up case study from Bangladesh coast
Younus, M. 
After reviewing relevant climate impact assessment guidelines derived from those of the United States Country Study Program (USCSP), the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and UNEP, the author adopted a set of impact assessment steps towards a methodological procedure for assessing vulnerability and adaptation (V and A) in a Bangladesh coastal cyclone-prone area. This paper class ...