Marshall Islands Majuro Atoll
Eclectic Bibliography

compiled by Dirk H.R. Spennemann




Geography and Geology Botany Zoology Economy Anthropology & Archaeology History Development Public Health

 

Geography and Geology



Crawford, Martha J., Paul. Holthus, C. Makroro, E. Nakasaki, and S. Sullivan
1992Vulnerabiliy Assessment to Accelerated Sea Level Rise, Case Study: Majuro Atoll (Executive Summary). U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 1992.


Fosberg, F.R
1990. A review of the Natural History of the Marshall Islands. Atoll Research Bulletin. 330. Washington: Smithonian Institution.

Hamlin, S. & S.S.Anthony
1987 Groundwater resources of the Laura Area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. Denver, Co.: U.S.Geological Survey Center.


Jeschke, Carl
1905Bericht über den Orkan in den Marschall-Inseln am 30. Juni 1905 . Petermanns Mitteilungen 51, 248-249.
The report describes the effects of the 1905 cyclone on the southern Atolls in the Marshall Islands:when a 12m high wave washed across Mile, Ngarikrik, Arno, parts of Majuro and Jaluit, destroying several islets and killing several people.


Laird, W.E
1989Soil Survey of the islands of Airik, Arno, Majuro, Mili and Taroa; Republic of the Marshall Islands. Washington, D.C.: United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation Service.


Spennemann, Dirk H.R.
1995Settlement patterns and typhoon hazard on Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Australian Journal of Disaster Management 10(3), 49-50
1996Dreading the next wave: non-traditional settlement patterns and typhoon threats on contemporary Majuro, Marshall Islands. Environmental Management 20(3), 337-348.

USACE
1989aUS Army Corps of Engineers, Pacific Ocean Division, Majuro Atoll Coastal Resource Atlas. Honolulu HI: US Army Corps of Engineers.

 

Botany


 

Zoology



Hobson, E.S., and J.R. Chess
1973Feeding Oriented Movements of the Atherinid Fish Pranesus pinguis at Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands, Fish. Bull., 71: 777-786.

 

Economy


 

Anthropology and Archaeology



Chave, M.E
1949Anthropological study of mixed bloods in Majuro. Pacific Science Board, Washington D.C. (Co-ordinated investigation of Micronesian Anthropology 1947-1949).


Cordy, Ross H
1979Majuro's historic properties and their management. Manuscript, Historic Preservation Office, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Saipan, Marianas
Part of the report was incorporated into McCoy 1981.


Domnick, Charles & M.Seeleye
1967Subsistence patterns among selected Marshallese villagers.In: L.Mason (ed.), The Laura Report. A field report of training and research in Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. Honolulu: University of Hawaii. Pp. 1-45.(pagination in volume is not consecutively numbered).


Kabua, P. & N.Pollock
1967 The ecological bases of political power in Laura Community.In: L.Mason (ed.), The Laura Report. A field report of training and research in Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. Honolulu: University of Hawaii. Pp. 1-83. (pagination in volume is not consecutively numbered).


Milne, C. & M.Steward
1967 The inheritance of land rights in Laura.In: L.Mason (ed.), The Laura Report. A field report of training and research in Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. Honolulu: University of Hawaii. Pp.1-45. (pagination in volume is not consecutively numbered).
The paper discusses the mechanisms and intra-group knowledge about the inheritance of land allotments in Laura village in great detail


Riley, T.L
1987Archaeological survey and testing, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands.In: T.Dye (ed.), Marshall Islands Archaeology. Pacific Anthropological Records 38. Honolulu: Department of Anthropology, Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Pp.


Rosendahl, P
1977Archaeological reconnaissance survey of the dock construction site project area at Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands District, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. Prepared for Dames & Moore. B.P.Bishop Museum Ms. 033177.


Ryenkevich, M.A
1981 Traders, Teachers and Soldiers: An anthropological study of Colonial Era sites on Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. Micronesian Archaeological Survey Report 8. Saipan: Historic Preservation Office, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.


Spennemann, D.H.R
1989hArchaeological site management of the historic cemetery MI-Mj-20, Laura, Majro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands.Report prepared for the Historic Preservation Office, Majro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Ms on file at the Alele Museum, P.O.Box 629, Majro, Republic of the Marshall Islands 96960
The report describes the administraive pocess undertaken when a series of human bones which was found eroding from the historic cemetery MI-Mj-20 at the tip of Laura Beach. In the event, the cemetery was recirded and then relocated to an area, where to erosion will not affect the integrity of the cemetery.

1990 Predictive model of the expansion of the inhabited area on Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Report prepared for the Historic Preservation Office, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Report OTIA-TAG-MAR-42-10/90.
1990Predictive model of the expansion of cemeteries on Majuro Atoll until the year 2010. Report prepared for the Historic Preservation Office, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands.1990.
1992Differential representation of human skeletal remains in eroded and redeposited coastal deposits: A case study from the Marshall Islands. International Journal of Anthropology 7 (1), 1-8.
1992. Cultural Resource Managment Plan for Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. 2 Vols. Washington: U.S.Department of Interior, Office of Territorial and International Affairs.
1992Historic Demography of Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Journal of the Pacific Society (Tokyo) 15(1), 1992, (1)-152 - (21)-132
1994Excavations of a prehistoric cemetery on Majuro Island, Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. The Johnstone Centre for Parks, Recreation and Heritage Report N 13 - The Johnstone Centre for Parks, Recreation and Heritage, Charles Sturt University, Albury, NSW., 1994
1995Settlement patterns and typhoon hazard on Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Australian Journal of Disaster Management 10(3), 49-50
1996Dreading the next wave: non-traditional settlement patterns and typhoon threats on contemporary Majuro, Marshall Islands. Environmental Management 20(3), 337-348.
1999No room for the dead. Burial practices in a constrained environment. Anthropos 94(1), 35-56.

Spoehr, A
1949Majuro, a village of the Marshall Islands. Fieldiana: Anthropology 39. Chicago: Chicago Natural History Museum.


Walker, A.T., T.K.Donham & P.H.Rosendahl
1989Archaeological monitoring proposed Laura Waterline Project, Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Project Report 558-100289. Prepared for Historic Preservation Office c/o Alele Museum, P.O. Box 629, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Hilo, Hawaii: Paul H.Rosendahl, PhD. Inc.


Walker, A.T. & P.H.Rosendahl
1989Interim report: summary of findings, and general significance assessments and recommended general treatments. Archaeological monitoring proposed Laura Waterline Project, Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Project Report 558-030389. Prepared for Historic Preservation Office c/o Alele Museum, P.O. Box 629, Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands. Hilo, Hawaii: Paul H.Rosendahl, PhD. Inc.

 

History



Biermann, Max
1891 Von den Marshallinseln. Deutsches Kolonialblatt 2, 321-332.
The report gives an account of the undertakings of the German Colonial Adminsstrator, in which he discusses the succession of power on Majuro and land disputes on Mile.


Chave, M.E
1949Anthropological study of mixed bloods in Majuro. Pacific Science Board, Washington D.C. (Co-ordinated investigation of Micronesian Anthropology 1947-1949).

 

Development



Barrett, Harris & Associates Inc
1984Contract Documents for the Construction of Majuro Sewer Project, Phase I, D-U-D Area, for the Republic 0f the Marshall Islands. Tamuning, Guam/Honolulu, Hawaii: Barrett, Harris & Associates Inc.


Hawaii Architects & Engineers Inc
1967Planning Proposals Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands District. Trust Territory Physical Planning Program, Second Submission. Honolulu: Hawaii Architects & Engineers, Inc.

1968Planning Proposals Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands District. Trust Territory Physical Planning Program, Pre-Final Report. Honolulu: Hawaii Architects & Engineers, Inc.

1968Planning Proposals Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands District. Trust Territory Physical Planning Program, Final Report. Honolulu: Hawaii Architects & Engineers, Inc.


McCoy, J.J
1981Majuro Development Plan. Saipan, Marianas: High Commissioner of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
1981 development plan outlining the proposed development of the DUD municipalty. the volume provides an accumulation of background information on Majuro Atoll.

 

Public Health



Born, L
1913Bericht über Dienstreise nach Majuro, Arno, Mille und Ebon. Born, Regierungsarzt Jaluit, to Kaiserlicher Stationsleiter Merz, dated 22 September 1913. Record on file. German Colonial Records from Rabaul, New Britain. Australian Archives, Record Series G2, File U24 Regierungsarzt Jaluit. Australian Archives, A.C.T. Regional Repository, Canberra, Australia.


Domnick, Charles & M.Seeleye
1967Subsistence patterns among selected Marshallese villagers.In: L.Mason (ed.), The Laura Report. A field report of training and research in Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. Honolulu: University of Hawaii. Pp. 1-45.(pagination in volume is not consecutively numbered).




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