Bibliography and Reading List

Researching the Subantarctic for this project has been a voyage of exploration through print and online books, reports, articles and other texts. Key resources are listed below, and web links throughout this site are intended to illustrate and expand on the articles. The list below also includes novels and non-fiction reads set in the Southern Ocean, Antarctica and beyond.

P.M Selkirk, R.D Seppelt, D.R Selkirk 1990 Subantarctic Macquarie Island Environment and Biology Cambridge University Press

Parks and Wildlife Service, 2006 Macquarie Island World Heritage Area Management Plan, Parks and Wildlife Service, Dept. of Tourism, Arts and the Environment, Hobart.

Parks and Wildlife Service, 2014 Evaluation Report: Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Project, August 2014, Dept. Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment. Hobart Tasmania.

Comfort. M. D. 2014 Macquarie Island World Heritage Area Geoconservation Strategy. Resource Management and Conservation Division, Department of Primary Industries Parks Water and Environment, Hobart, Nature Conservation Report Series 14/2.

Constable A. J., Doust, S. 2009 Southern Ocean Sentinel – an international program to assess climate change impacts on marine ecosystems: report of an international Workshop, Hobart, April 2009.  ACE CRC, Commonwealth of Australia, and WWF Australia.

K. Kriwoken, C. Ellis & N Holmes 2006 Macquarie Island, Australia, Chapter 15 (p.192-216) in Extreme Tourism, Lessons from the Worlds Cold Water Islands ed. G Baldacchino, Elsevier Ltd.

Boyer 1988 Antarctic Journey: Three Artists in Antarctica. John Cadwell, Bea Maddock, Jan Senbergs Antarctic Division, Commonwealth of Australia

R. McNab 1907 Murihiku and the Southern Islands

T. Griffiths 2007 Slicing the Silence – Voyaging to Antarctica Harvard University Press

W. J. Dakin 1938 Whaleman Adventurers Sirius Books

W. Bixby 1966 The Forgotten Voyage of Charles Wilkes David McKay Company Inc

S. Nicol, G Robertson 2003 Ecological Consequences of Southern Ocean Harvesting Chapter 3 in Marine Mammals. Fisheries, Tourism and Management Issues (eds. N Gales, M Hindell & R Kirkwood) CSIRO Publishing

Australian Antarctic Magazine Issue 4 Spring 2002

B. Dawson & M. Spannagle 2009 The Complete Guide to Climate Change Routledge

A. van Franeker, K. L. Law 2015 Seabirds, gyres and global trends in plastic pollution Environmental Pollution 203 (2015) p. 89-96

Eriksen M, Lebreton LCM, Carson HS,Thiel M, Moore CJ, et al. (2014) Plastic Pollution in the World’s Oceans: More than 5 Trillion Plastic Pieces Weighing over 250,000 Tons Afloat at Sea. PLoS ONE 9(12): e111913. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111913

Climate Change Impacts in the sub-Antarctic Islands Technical Report N°2 of ONERC February 2009 Observatoire National sur les Effets du Réchauffement Climatique, Republic of France

Exploring Antarctic Values Proceedings of the workshop Exploring Linkages between Environmental Management and Value Systems: The Case for Antarctica held at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ. 5 December 2011. eds. D. Liggett & A.D Hemmings

B. Hince 2005 The teeth of the wind – an environmental history of subantarctic islands Thesis, Australian National University

N. Peat 2003 Subantarctic New Zealand A Rare Heritage Department of Conservation Te Papa Atawhai, New Zealand

Heritage Expeditions 2015 Handbook, Antarctica and Subantarctic Islands

Atholl Anderson Historical and Archaeological Aspects of Muttonbirding in New Zealand New Zealand Journal of Archaeology, 1997, Vol. 17 ( 1995). pp. 35-55.

Tui De Roy, guide with Heritage Expeditions and wildlife photographer, specializing in penguins and albatross

Non-fiction reads and novels

Sir Ernest Shackleton 1919 South The Endurance Expedition  

R. Knox-Johnston 1995 Cape Horn A Maritime History 

H. Thompson 2005 This Thing of Darkness

M. Herbert 1973 The Snow People Book Club Associates

F. Parrett  2014 When the Night Comes

N. Gemmel 1997 Shiver