The Role of Antarctic Tourism in Citizen Science

Supervisory Team:

Primary supervisor: Dr Hanne Nielsen

Brief project description:

This project will investigate the relationship between polar tourism and citizen science. By mapping the existing citizen science activities in the far south and contextualising these within the wider scholarship on citizen science, then investigating perspectives from both tour operators and scientists, the project will identify best practice and suggest future opportunities in the polar citizen science space.

Skills students will develop during this research project:

Qualitative social research methods. Data collection and analysis, Communication skills.

Authorised by the Executive Director, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
October 11, 2022