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COURSE: ANTARCTICA AND THE SOUTHERN OCEAN
18 October at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm$22
Starts 18 October, 12.00 pm – 1.00 pm, 5 Thursdays, $22
Join experienced Antarctic traveller and scientist John Rogers as he takes you on a journey through one of the world’s most remote and undiscovered regions.
This five part course will consist of the following lectures:
The Auckland Islands – The human history of a New Zealand remote wilderness – settlement and shipwrecks
Antarctic Unveiled – Early exploration of Antarctica – James Cook, James Clark Ross, Dumont D’Urville and others
The Antarctic Treaty System – How the world came together to preserve and protect the land and sea south of 60 degrees
Ice and Sky – Looking up and down in Antarctica – current science related to ice, astronomy and atmosphere
History of Whaling – A look at the history of commercial whaling with an emphasis on the Southern Ocean