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Biographical entry Hochstetter, Ferdinand Von

Summary

Ferdinand Von Hochstetter was professor of geology and mineralogy at the University of Vienna and curator of the Imperial Museum of Natural History in Vienna. He pioneered geological surveys in New Zealand 1858.

Published resources

Books

  • Johnston, Mike and Nolden, Sascha, Travels of Hochstetter and Haast in New Zealand, 1858-60, Nikau Press, Nelson, NZ, 2011, 336 pp. Details
  • Johnston, Mike and Nolden, Sascha, Hochstetter's First Nelson Diary, Geoscience Society of New Zealand, [Wellington], 2012, 122 pp. Details
  • Johnston, Mike, Nolden, Sascha and Hoke, Leonore, Hochstetter's Nelson Diary 6 September - 2 October 1859, Geoscience Society of New Zealand, Lower Hutt (N.Z.), 2012, 68 pp. Details
  • Moon, Paul, The Voyagers: Remarkable European Explorations of New Zealand, Penguin Books, Auckland (N.Z.), 2014, 251 pp. Details
  • Nolden, Sascha and Nolden, Sandy, Hochstetter Collection Basel, vol. 3, Mente Corde Manu Publishing, Milford, Auckland, 2011. Details

Edited Books

  • Braund, James (ed.), Ferdinand Hochstetter and the Contribution of German-Speaking Scientists to New Zealand Natural History in the Nineteenth Century, Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt, 2012, 314 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Beu, Alan G., Nolden, Sascha and Darragh, Thomas A., 'A Revision of New Zealand Cenozoic Fossil Mollusca Described by Zittel (1865) Based on Hochstetter's Collections from the Novara Expedition', Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists, vol. 43, 2012, pp. 1-71. Details
  • Darragh, Thomas, 'Ferdinand Hochstetter's Notes from a Visit to Australia and a Tour of the Victorian Goldfields in 1859', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 13, no. 2, 2001, pp. 383-437. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR0011340383.htm. Details
  • Organ, Michael, ''Österreich in Australien': Ferdinand von Hochstetter and the Austrian Novara Scientific Expedition 1858-9', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 12, no. 1, 1998, pp. 1-13. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9981210001.htm. Details
  • Skinner, D. N. B., 'Heaphy and Hochstetter: the first record of basalt in the Coromandel Volcanic Zone', Journal of the Historical Studies Group, Geological Society of New Zealand 44: 32-38, vol. 44, 2013, pp. 32-8. Details

Reviews

  • Darragh, Thomas A., review of Braund, James, ed., Ferdinand Hochstetter and the Contribution of German-speaking Scientists to New Zealand Natural History in the Nineteenth Century (2012), Historical records of Australian science, vol. 24, 2013, pp. 346-8. Details
  • Nathan, Simon, review of Johnston, Mike and Nolden, Sascha, Travels of Hochstetter and Haast in New Zealand, 1858-60 (2011), Geoscience Society of New Zealand Newsletter, vol. 5, Nov., 2011, pp. 6-8. Details
  • Nathan, Simon, review of Johnston, Mike and Nolden, Sascha, Travels of Hochstetter and Haast in New Zealand, 1858-60 (2011), INHIGEO Newsletter, vol. 44, 2012, pp. 65-6. Details
  • Oldroyd, David, review of Johnston, Mike and Nolden, Sascha, Travels of Hochstetter and Haast in New Zealand, 1858-60 (2011), Episodse (International Union of Geological Sciences), vol. 34, 2011, pp. 282-4. Details
  • Smale, David, review of Johnston, Mike and Nolden, Sascha, Travels of Hochstetter and Haast in New Zealand, 1858-60 (2011), Geoscience Society of New Zealand Newsletter, vol. 5, Nov., 2011, pp. 8-10. Details

Online Resources

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