Useful Links

Organisations


 

Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Main government department responsible for overseeing the British Overseas Territories (inc. South Georgia). You can find out more about their policy and environmental statements from their website.

http://www.fco.gov.uk

 

British Antarctic Survey: British Antarctic Survey, who operate two research stations on South Georgia, and have a long history and involvement with the Island. Their help and assistance has been invaluable in bringing about this site.

http://www.antarctica.ac.uk

 

South Georgia Association: UK based interest group.

http://www.southgeorgiaassociation.org

 

Scott Polar Research Institute

http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk

 

Falklands Islands Government

http://www.falklands.gov.fk

 

Falkland Islands News Network: For the latest from Port Stanley

http://www.sartma.com/

 

International Polar Heritage Committee: The International Polar Heritage Committee (IPHC) is a resource of information on matters related to the human heritage of Arctic and Antarctic regions.

http://www.polarheritage.com

Travel


 

IAATO: International Association of Antarctic Travel Operators. A member organization founded in 1991 to advocate, promote and practice safe and environmentally responsible private-sector travel to the Antarctic.

http://www.iaato.org

 

Golden Fleece Expeditions Cruises: Discover the Falklands, Antarctic and South Georgia on board the vessels Golden Fleece and Hans Hansson. http://

http://www.goldenfleecexp.co.fk

 

Oceanwide Expeditions: Oceanwide Expeditions is a Dutch vessel operator, organizing voyages that make it possible for passengers to enjoy the scenery and nature above and underwater in the world’s most unique areas.

http://www.oceanwide-expeditions.com

 

Zegrahm Expeditions: Cruise expedition company

http://www.zeco.com

 

Antarctic Connection: All things Antarctic

http://www.antarcticconnection.com

 

Pelagic Expedition and Adventure Charters

http://www.pelagic.co.uk/

 

Lindblad Expeditions: Offering expedition cruising to South Georgia and Antarctica.

http://www.expeditions.com

 

Orient Lines: Cruise Expeditions to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands on the Marco Polo

http://www.orientlines.com/index.htm

Environment


 

National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton.

http://noc.ac.uk

 

The South Georgia Geographic Information System: The South Georgia Geographic Information System (SGGIS) enables researchers and the public to see the islands' environmental landscape in a completely new way and will help to manage and protect the abundant wildlife that lives there, such as the wandering albatross.

http://www.sggis.gov.gs/

 

South Georgia Cetacean Sighting: A South Georgia Cetacean Sightings (1991-2011) map can now be viewed on the SGHT site.

http://www.sght.org/sites/default/files/South%20Georgia.html

 

South Georgia Surveys: South Georgia Surveys is an independent research organisation that works to protect native wildlife and habitats at South Georgia and the Falkland Islands through annual surveys of seabirds, vegetation and non-native species, and by carrying rat eradication operations.

http://www.southgeorgiasurveys.org

 

Falklands Island Conservation: Falklands Island Conservation - This superb group are really dedicated to preserving the environment in the Falklands, as well as providing useful expertise and support towards conservation on South Georgia.

http://www.falklandsconservation.com

 

British Geological Survey

http://www.bgs.ac.uk

 

Geographical Magazine

http://www.geographical.co.uk

 

Royal Scottish Geographical Society

http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/~rsgs/

 

Sea Mammal Research Unit: Originally located with BAS in Cambridge - now located in St Andrews.

http://smub.st-and.ac.uk/

 

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

http://www.rspb.org.uk

 

French National Sea Experience Center: Entirely dedicated to the relationship between Mankind and the Sea.

http://www.nausicaa.fr/links/indexGB.asp

 

The Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL)

http://www.pol.ac.uk/

 

The Centre for Remote Environments: The Centre for Remote Environment (CRE) is a research and consultancy group based within the College of Art, Science and Engineering at the University of Dundee and encompasses Project Atlantis, a group based in Dundee created to provide environmental educational resources through digital media.

http://www.cre.dundee.ac.uk

Reference


 

The Discovery Investigations were a series of British funded, scientific studies taking place in and around the Antarctic Southern Ocean. This website is an archive of over 1800 photographs taken during this time.

http://www.discoveryinvestigations.ac.uk

 

South Georgia Publications Database: A South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands publications database website has been developed by the Centre for Remote Environments.

http://sgpublications.gs

 

Wildlife Photographer - Kevin Schafer

http://kevinschafer.com/picture.html