My Publications

Kelly, A., Lannuzel, D., Rodemann, T., Meiners, K.M., Auman, H.J. 2020. Microplastic contamination in east Antarctic sea ice. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54:111130. 

Carnell, S., Cooper, K., Masters, D., Mausz, G., Muir Wilson, T., Walsh, P.H., Auman, H.J., Virtue, P., Olivier, F.. 2017, Vanishing Point Unseen: an art/science collaboration and exhibition on the impact of microplastics in our oceans, IMAS exhibition space, Hobart, Tasmania. Link:

Carnell, S., Cooper, K., Moss, R., Muir Wilson, T., Walsh, P., Auman, H.J., Olivier, F., Virtue, P. 2015. Vanishing Point: an art/science collaboration on ocean plastics, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, IMAS exhibition hall.  Link

Cousin, H., H.J. Auman, R. Alderman and P. Virtue. 2014. Frequency and impacts of plastic debris ingestion on body condition in Short-tailed Shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris) pre-fledging chicks in Tasmania, Australia. Emu . PDF

Auman, H.J., Walsh, P.H., Cooper, K,. 2017. Vanishing Point Unseen: an art/science collaboration on oceanic microplastic pollution, Experimental Histories II: Uncanny Objects in the Anthropocene Conference, 05-06 June, Hobart, Tasmania.

Auman, H.J., A.L. Bond, C.E. Meathrel and A. Richardson. 2011. Urbanization of the Silver Gull:  Evidence of Anthropogenic Feeding Regimes from Stable Isotope Analyses. Waterbirds 34(1): 70-76. PDF

Auman, H.J. 2009. Species Assessment: Sooty Albatross. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. PDF

Auman, H.J. and W. Misiak.  2009. Species Assessment: Northern Giant Petrel. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. PDF

Auman, H.J. and W. Misiak.  2009. Species Assessment: Light-mantled Albatross. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. PDF

Auman, H.J. 2009. Species Assessment: White-capped Albatross. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. PDF

Auman, H.J. 2008. Species Assessment: Balearic Shearwater. Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, Hobart. PDF

Auman, H.J., C.E. Meathrel and A. Richardson. 2008.  Supersize Me: Does Anthropogenic Food Change the Body Condition of Silver Gulls? A Comparison Between Urbanized and Remote, Non-urbanized Areas. Waterbirds 31(1)122-126. PDF

Auman, H.J. 2008.  Effects of anthropogenic food on the body condition, biochemistry, stable isotopes and egg quality in Silver Gulls Larus novaehollandiae in Tasmania. PhD thesis.  University of Tasmania, School of Zoology.  219 pp. PDF 

Auman, H.J., E.J. Woehler, M.J. Riddle and H. Burton. 2003. First evidence of plastic debris ingestion in Heard Island seabirds. Marine Ornithology 32: 105-106. PDF

Cooper, J., H.J. Auman and J. Klavitter. 2004. Do the albatrosses of Midway Atoll select cigarette lighters by color? Pacific Seabirds Fall 2004.  PDF

Woehler, E.J., H.J. Auman and M.J. Riddle. 2002. Long-term population increase of black-browed albatrosses Thalassarche melanophrys at Heard Island, 1947/48 – 2000/01. Polar Biology 25:921-927. PDF 

Woehler, E., H. Auman and M. Riddle.  Autumn 2001. Heard Island’s seabirds under scrutiny. Australian Antarctic Magazine. 1:12-14. PDF

Auman, H.J., J.P. Ludwig, J.P. Giesy and T. Colborn. 1998. Plastic Ingestion by Laysan Albatross chicks on Sand Island, Midway Atoll in 1994 and 1995. In: Albatross Biology and Conservation. (G. Robertson and R. Gales, eds.). Surrey, Beatty and Sons. Chapter 20. PDF 

Klasson-Wehler, E., A. Bergman, M. Athanasiadou, J.P. Ludwig, H.J. Auman, K. Kannan, M.V.D. Berg, A.J. Murk, L.A. Feyk and J.P. Giesy.  1998.  Hydroxylated and methylsulfonyl polychrlorinated biphenyl metabolites in albatrosses from Midway Atoll, North Pacific Ocean.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 17:1620-1625. PDF 

Ludwig, J.P., C.L. Summer, H.J. Auman, V. Gauger, D. Bromley, J.P. Giesy, R. Rolland and T. Colborn. 1998. The roles of organochlorine contaminants and fisheries bycatch in recent population changes of Black-footed and Laysan Albatrosses in the North Pacific Ocean. Albatross Biology and Conservation. (G. Robertson and R. Gales, eds.) Surrey, Beatty and Sons.  Chapter 19. PDF

Auman, H.J., J.P. Ludwig, C.L. Summer, D.A. Verbrugge, K.L. Froese, T. Colborn and J.P. Giesy. 1997a. PCBs, DDE and TCDD-EQ in two species of albatross on Sand Island, Midway Atoll, North Pacific Ocean. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry16:498-504. PDF

Ludwig, J.P., H. Kurita-Matsuba, H.J. Auman, M.E. Ludwig, C.L. Summer, J.P. Giesy, D.E. Tillitt and P.D. Jones. 1996. Deformities, PCBs, and TCDD-Equivalents in Double-crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) and Caspian Terns (Hydroprogne caspia) of the upper Great Lakes 1986-1991: Testing a cause-effect hypothesis. Journal of Great Lakes Research 22:172-197. PDF

Ludwig, J.P., C.L. Summer, H.J. Auman, T.L. Colborn, F.E. Ludwig and G.E. Diefenderfer. 1996. Band loss in the north Pacific populations of Laysan Albatross (Diomedea immutabilis) and Black-footed Albatross (D. nigripes). North American Bird Bander 21:1-12. PDF 

Jones, P.D., D.J. Hannah, S.J. Buckland, P.J. Day, S.V. Leathem, L.J. Porter, H.J. Auman, C.L. Summer, J.P. Ludwig, T.L. Colborn and J.P. Giesy. 1996. Persistent synthetic chlorinated hydrocarbons in albatross tissue samples from Midway Atoll. Environmental Toxicology and Safety. 15:1793-1800. PDF 

Ludwig, J.P., H.J. Auman, C.L. Summer, J.P. Giesy, J.T. Sanderson, J.M. DeDoes and P. Jones. 1996. Reproductive hazards to north Pacific albatross from PCBs and TCDD-EQs. Pacific Seabirds 23(1):41. PDF

JP Ludwig, HJ Auman, CL Summer, JP Giesy, JT Sanderson, JM DeDoes, DA Verbrugge, P Jones. 1995. Total PCBs, TCDD-EQs in eggs: Reproductive hazards to north Pacific albatrosses. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Link

Ludwig, J.P., H.J. Auman, D.V. Weseloh, G.A. Fox, J.P. Giesy and M.E. Ludwig. 1995. Evaluation of the effects of toxic chemicals in Great Lakes cormorants: Has causality been established? In: The Double-crested Cormorant: Biology, Conservation and Management (D.N. Nettleship and D.C. Duffy, Eds.) Colonial Waterbirds 18: Special Publication 1:60-69. PDF 

Ludwig, J. P., C. L. Summer, J. P. Giesy, D. L. Tillitt, P. D. Jones, H. Kurita-Matsuba, H. J. Auman, and M. E. Ludwig. 1995. Developmental deformities in Double-Crested Cormorant (Phalacrocrax auritus) and Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) of the upper Great Lakes 1986-1991: Testing cause-effect hypotheses. Journal Great Lakes Research. 22 (2) 172-197. PDF

Jones, P.D., J.P. Giesy, J.L. Newsted, D.A. Verbrugge, J.P. Ludwig, M.E. Ludwig, H.J. Auman, T.J. Kubiak and D. Best. 1994. Accumulation of 2,3,7,8 tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin Equivalents by Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) chicks in the North American Great Lakes. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 27:192-209. PDF 

Auman, H.J. 1994. Plastic ingestion, biomarkers of health, PCBs and DDE in two species of albatrosses on Sand Island, Midway Atoll. M.S. Thesis. Michigan State University.  73pp.

Ewins, P.J., D.V. Weseloh, R.J. Norstrom, K. Legierse, H.J. Auman and J.P. Ludwig. 1994. Caspian terns of the Great Lakes: Organochlorine contamination, reproduction, diet and population changes, 1972-91. Canadian Wildlife Service Occasional Paper No. 85. 30p.

Mora, M., H.J. Auman, J.P. Ludwig, J.P. Giesy, D.A. Verbrugge and M.E. Ludwig. 1993. Polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated insecticides in plasma of Caspian Terns: Relationships with age, productivity and colony site tenacity in the Great Lakes. Archives of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24:320-331. PDF

J.P. Ludwig, J.P. Giesy, C.L. Summer, W.Bowerman, R. Aulerich, S. Bursian, H.J.Auman, P.D. Jones, L.L. Williams, D.E. Tillitt, M. Gilbertson. 1993. A comparison of water quality criteria for the Great Lakes based on human and wildlife health. Journal of Great Lakes Research 19(4):789-807. PDF

Ludwig, J.P., D.V. Weseloh, J.P. Giesy, G.A. Fox, M. E. Ludwig and H.J. Auman. 1992. Effects of toxic chemicals on cormorants of the Great Lakes: Populations and individuals. Colonial Waterbird Society Bulletin 16(2):50. 

Ludwig, J.P., J.P. Giesy, C.L. Summer, W.W. Bowerman, S. Heaton, R. Aulerich, S. Bursian, H.J. Auman, P.D. Jones, L.L. Williams, D.E. Tillitt and M. Gilbertson. 1992. A comparison of water quality criteria in the Great Lakes basin based on human or wildlife health. Journal of Great Lakes Research 19:789-807. PDF 

Ludwig, J.P., M.E. Ludwig, H.J. Auman, P.D. Jones, J.P. Giesy, D. Verbrugge, B. Swain. 1992. The uptake of toxic contaminants by Double-crested Cormorants, Caspian Terns and Herring Gulls from forage fish in the upper Great Lakes: The basis of a model for Great Lakes fish eating warm-blooded wildlife species.  Proceedings from the Cause-Effect Linkages II Symposium. Lewis Press, Chelsea, MI.

Ludwig, J.P., H.J. Auman, H. Kurita, M.E. Ludwig, L.M. Campbell, J.P. Giesy, D.E. Tillitt, P.D. Jones, N. Yamashita, S. Tanabe and N. Yamashita. 1992. Caspian Tern reproduction in the Saginaw Bay ecosystem following a 100-year flood event. Journal of Great Lakes Research 19:96-108. PDF

Ludwig, J.P., M.E. Ludwig, and H.J. Auman. 1989. Food habits of the Double-crested Cormorant in the upper Great Lakes, 1986 - 1989. Jack Pine Warbler 67:114-126.