Finding place Antarctica

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Abstract

In the summer of 2001–2002, the British-based Australian author
Meredith Hooper spent the season at Palmer Station, the United States’
scientific base on Anvers Island in the western Antarctic Peninsula. She
had first visited that area in the summer of 1998–1999, and was keen
to return, taken in by the place and its penguins. She wanted especially
to understand climate change; Palmer’s penguins, studied in depth over
decades by the American seabird ecologist Bill Fraser, would help her do
so.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAntarctica and the humanities
EditorsPeder Roberts, Lize-Marie van der Watt, Adrian Howkins
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Chapter8
Pages181-203
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9781137545756
ISBN (Print)9781137545749
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Antarctica
  • Anvers Island
  • scientific base
  • Palmer Station
  • Adelie penguin

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