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Antarctic Studies | Mātai Te Pou Tonga: Books

We use the Library of Congress classification system for arrangement. Every item in the Library has a unique call number which can be found by using the Library Catalogue. Books which are in high demand for particular courses are held in special High Demand Collections. To see the list for your course, type the course code into the Course code search in the Library Catalogue, e.g. BIOL111.

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Essential Reading

Subject Areas

Call Number


G Geography
G 575-890 Arctic and Antarctic regions
GB 2401-2598 Ice. Glaciers. Ice sheets. Sea ice
GB 2601-2798 Snow. Snow surveys
K Law (See the K section of the Antarctic Collection at EPS Library)
Q Science
QC 851-999 Meteorology. Climatology Including the earth's atmosphere
QC 974.5-976 Meteorological optics
QC 980-99 Climatology and weather
QC 994.95-999 Weather forecasting
QE 1-996.5 Geology
QH 540-549.5 Ecology
QL 695.2 Marine Birds. Antarctica
QL 713.2 Marine Mammals