2009

Health of Antarctic Wildlife

A Challenge for Science and Policy

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ISBN: 978-3-540-93922-1 (Print) 978-3-540-93923-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Wildlife disease - reviews, case studies and health assessments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 1-10

      Health of Antarctic Wildlife: An Introduction

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      Pages 13-34

      Risk of Marine Mammal Die-Offs in the Southern Ocean

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      Pages 35-55

      Diseases of Antarctic Seabirds

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      Pages 57-93

      Diseases and Parasites of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Seals

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      Pages 95-105

      Infectious Bursal Disease Virus and Antarctic Birds

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      Pages 107-112

      An Unusual Mortality Event Among Adélie Penguins in the Vicinity of Mawson Station, Antarctica

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      Pages 113-121

      Investigation of the 1998 Mass Mortality Event in New Zealand Sea Lions

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      Pages 123-138

      Health Assessment of Weddell Seals, Leptonychotes weddellii, in McMurdo Sound, Antarctica

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      Pages 139-166

      Health Assessment and Diseases of the Weddell seal, Leptonochotes weddelli, in Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica

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      Pages 167-192

      Health Assessment of the Leopard Seal, Hydrurga leptonyx, in Prydz Bay, Eastern Antarctica and NSW, Australia

  3. External factors - environmental, administrative and legal

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 194-194

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      Pages 195-209

      Antarctic Climate, Weather and the Health of Antarctic Wildlife

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      Pages 211-229

      National Antarctic Programs and Their Impact on the Environment

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      Pages 231-240

      Antarctic Tourism: An Operator’s Perspective

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      Pages 241-262

      Human-Mediated Impacts on the Health of Antarctic Wildlife

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      Pages 263-270

      Measuring Stress in Antarctic Seals

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      Pages 271-315

      Sewage Disposal and Wildlife Health in Antarctica

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      Pages 317-338

      The International Legal Framework for Protecting the Health of Antarctic Wildlife

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      Pages 339-349

      The Antarctic Treaty System and Wildlife Health: Disease Awareness, Prevention and Response

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 351-470