The NOVA Online Adventure site features extensive
information about Shackleton, the filming of Shackleton's
Antarctic Adventure and the Antarctic.
This NOVA Online site offers an in-depth survey on Antarctica, including
educational activities associated with the study of Antarctica.
70 South is a polar news website with all manners of news about the
Antarctic. The site offers up-to-date news and information on the polar
regions and polar-related topics, such as aurora, global warming, ozone,
whaling, scientific research, etc.
The site of British Antarctic Survey, which conducts scientific
research for the British government in Antarctica. This site describes
modern life and science in the Antarctic and has several interesting
contributions by journalists. It also has useful links for historical material.
This is a commercial site that offers a broad range of resources associated with
Shackleton and Antarctica.
The Antarctica Project is a nonprofit conservation organization that
works exclusively for Antarctica.
The Byrd Polar Research Center of Ohio State University, named in honor of
one of America's most famous explorers, conducts research on the role of cold
regions in the global climate system.
Heritage Antarctica is a coalition of national Antarctic Heritage Trusts,
which promote the restoration, preservation and protection of the structures,
artifacts and records that reflect the history of human endeavor in Antarctica.
The New Zealand section protects the historical heritage of human endeavor in the
Ross Sea region, particularly of the historic huts of Shackleton on Ross Island. The
British section is the guardian of former British bases on the Antarctica Peninsula.
The International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators is dedicated to
appropriate, safe and environmentally sound private-sector travel to the Antarctic.
The U.S. Antarctic Program conducts scientific research for the U.S. government in
Antarctica. The goals are to expand fundamental knowledge of the region, to foster
research on global and regional problems of current scientific importance, and to
utilize the region as a platform or base from which to support research.
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research is charged with the
initiation, promotion and coordination of scientific research in Antarctica.
It also provides scientific advice to the Antarctic Treaty System.
This site is dedicated to the stamps of Antarctica, but it offers useful general
information about the continent and its explorers.
The Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge is the
oldest international research center in the world covering both the Arctic and
Antarctic regions. This comprehensive website features links to research historical
and archive sections.
This is a New Zealand-based site about Antarctica and its explorers.
It features an article by Reinhold Messner, one of the three modern climbers
featured in Shackleton's Antarctic Adventure.