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Health of Antarctic wildlife : a challenge for science and policy / Knowles R. Kerry, Martin J. Riddle, editors.

Contributor(s): Kerry, K. R. (Knowles R.), 1939- | Riddle, Martin J | Workshop on Diseases of Antarctic Wildlife (1998 : Hobart, Tas.).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berlin ; London ; New York : Springer Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH Co KG, 2014Edition: 2009 ed.Description: xviii, 470 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9783642424076; 3642424074; 9783540939221 (hbk); 3540939229 (hbk).Subject(s): ANIMAL HEALTH | CASE STUDIES | ANTARCTICA | SOCIAL ASPECTS | BIRDS | SEALS | NEW ZEALAND SEA LIONS | LEOPARD SEALS | PINNIPEDIAHoldings: GRETA POINT: 591.2 HEA
Contents:
Risk of marine mammal die-offs in the Southern Ocean / J.R. Geraci and V.J. Lounsbury -- Diseases of Antarctic seabirds / R. Woods [and others] -- Diseases and parasites of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic seals / R.A. McFarlane, R.J. de B. Norman, and H.I. Jones -- Infectious bursal disease virus and Antarctic birds / J.M. Watts, G.D. Miller, and G.R. Shellam -- An unusual mortality event among Adélie penguins in the vicinity of Mawson Station, Antarctica / K.R. Kerry [and others] -- Investigation of the 1998 mass mortality event in New Zealand sea lions / W. Roe -- Health assessment of Weddel seals, Leptonychotes weddellii, in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica / P.K. Yochem [and others] -- Health assessment and diseases of the Weddell seal, Leptonochotes weddelli, in Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica / R.A. McFarlane -- Health assessment of the leopard seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, in Prydz Bay, eastern Antarctica and NSW, Australia / R.B. Gray, T.L. Rogers, and P.J. Canfield -- Antarctic climate, weather and the health of Antarctic wildlife / M. Pook -- National Antarctic programs and their impact on the environment / J. Jabour -- Antarctic tourism : an operator's perspective / G. Mortimer and E. Prior -- Human-mediated impacts on the health of Antarctic wildlife / M.J. Riddle -- Measuring stress in Antarctic seals / C.J. Hogg and T.L. Rogers -- Sewage disposal and wildlife health in Antarctica / J.J. Smith and M.J. Riddle -- The international legal framework for protecting the health of Antarctic wildlife / D.R. Rothwell -- The Antarctic treaty system and wildlife health : disease awareness, prevention and response / M.J. Riddle -- Appendix A. Protocols for collection of samples for pathological analysis in the event of disease being suspected among monitored species of birds -- Appendix B. Protocols for collecting samples for toxicological analyses -- Appendix C. Recommendations arising from the Workshop on Diseases of Antarctic Wildlife, held in Hobart, Australia, on 25-28 August 1998 -- Appendix D. Report on the open-ended intersessional contact group on diseases of Antarctic wildlife. Report 1, Review and risk assessment -- Appendix E. Report on the open-ended intersessional contact group on disease of Antarctic wildlife. Report 2, Practical measures to diminish risk (draft) -- Appendix F. Unusual animal mortality response plan.
Summary: Offers an assessment of the health of Antarctica's and seals. It covers chapters including 'Wildlife Disease' that consists of reviews, case studies and health assessments; and "External Factors" that covers the environmental, administrative and legal aspects. It is suitable for veterinary and biological scientists.
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591.2 HEA 1 Issued 04/06/2020 B021219

Hardback edition published 2009, paperback edition 2014.

Outgrowth of the Workshop on Diseases of Antarctic Wildlife held in August 1998 in Hobart, Australia. Cf. pref.

"Assessment of the health of Antarctica's birds and seals"--Preface.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Risk of marine mammal die-offs in the Southern Ocean / J.R. Geraci and V.J. Lounsbury -- Diseases of Antarctic seabirds / R. Woods [and others] -- Diseases and parasites of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic seals / R.A. McFarlane, R.J. de B. Norman, and H.I. Jones -- Infectious bursal disease virus and Antarctic birds / J.M. Watts, G.D. Miller, and G.R. Shellam -- An unusual mortality event among Adélie penguins in the vicinity of Mawson Station, Antarctica / K.R. Kerry [and others] -- Investigation of the 1998 mass mortality event in New Zealand sea lions / W. Roe -- Health assessment of Weddel seals, Leptonychotes weddellii, in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica / P.K. Yochem [and others] -- Health assessment and diseases of the Weddell seal, Leptonochotes weddelli, in Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica / R.A. McFarlane -- Health assessment of the leopard seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, in Prydz Bay, eastern Antarctica and NSW, Australia / R.B. Gray, T.L. Rogers, and P.J. Canfield -- Antarctic climate, weather and the health of Antarctic wildlife / M. Pook -- National Antarctic programs and their impact on the environment / J. Jabour -- Antarctic tourism : an operator's perspective / G. Mortimer and E. Prior -- Human-mediated impacts on the health of Antarctic wildlife / M.J. Riddle -- Measuring stress in Antarctic seals / C.J. Hogg and T.L. Rogers -- Sewage disposal and wildlife health in Antarctica / J.J. Smith and M.J. Riddle -- The international legal framework for protecting the health of Antarctic wildlife / D.R. Rothwell -- The Antarctic treaty system and wildlife health : disease awareness, prevention and response / M.J. Riddle -- Appendix A. Protocols for collection of samples for pathological analysis in the event of disease being suspected among monitored species of birds -- Appendix B. Protocols for collecting samples for toxicological analyses -- Appendix C. Recommendations arising from the Workshop on Diseases of Antarctic Wildlife, held in Hobart, Australia, on 25-28 August 1998 -- Appendix D. Report on the open-ended intersessional contact group on diseases of Antarctic wildlife. Report 1, Review and risk assessment -- Appendix E. Report on the open-ended intersessional contact group on disease of Antarctic wildlife. Report 2, Practical measures to diminish risk (draft) -- Appendix F. Unusual animal mortality response plan.

Offers an assessment of the health of Antarctica's and seals. It covers chapters including 'Wildlife Disease' that consists of reviews, case studies and health assessments; and "External Factors" that covers the environmental, administrative and legal aspects. It is suitable for veterinary and biological scientists.

GRETA POINT: 591.2 HEA

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