Gerald – Publications / Bibliography

Gerald Harvey Thompson

OBE. MA. MSc. (Oxon). Hon. FRPS. (1917-2002)

Gerald Thompson


Publications and Articles

 

Forest Entomology

  • Recent Developments in the Prevention of attack by Ambrosia (Pinhole Borer) Beetles in Standing Trees and Logs (with R.C.Fisher).
  • Sixth British Commonwealth Forestry Conference Canada, 1952.
  • Ambrosia Beetles in Forest and Sawmill.
  • Their Biology, Economic Importance and Control (with R.C.Fisher and W.E.Webb).
  • From Forestry Abstracts, Vol. 14, No. 4, 1953 (381-389) and Forestry Abstracts, Vol.15, No. 1. 1954 (3-15).
  • On the Final Instar Larva of Pseudorhyssa alpestris (Holmgren) (Hym., Ichneumonidae).
  • The Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine, 1958. 94 (276, Plate XXV)
  • Trachiostus Ghanaensis Scheld (Col., Platypodidae), an Ambrosia Beetle Attacking Living Wawa (Triplochiton Scheroxylon K. Schum.) in Ghana.
  • Empire Forestry Review, Vol. 38 (4), No. 98, 1959. (420-421).
  • Native Farms and Coleopterous Timber Pests in Ghana.
  • Empire Forestry Review, Vol. 39 (2), No. 100, 1960. (220-225).
  • Forest Coleoptera of Ghana. Biological Notes and Host Trees. No. 24, 1963. (1-78).
  • Commonwealth Forestry Institute Paper, 37. Problems of Phytolyma Gall Bug. 1966.

Articles on Cinematography:

  • Shooting The Very Small: Film User.
  • Techniques for Filming Insects and Spiders 1965, 19, 219 (30-32). 1965, 19, 220 (83-85,103). 1965, 19, 222 (204-206). 1965, 19, 225 (357-358). 1965, 19, 227 (506-508).

A Selection of Books: Publications / contributions / references

  • (OSF refers to Oxford Scientific Films)
  • Focus on Nature Gerald Thompson and Oxford Scientific Films (Foreword by Sir David Attenborough) First published 1981 Faber & Faber Ltd. ISBN 0 571 11810 0
  • The Pond Oxford Scientific Films Gerald Thompson (OSF) – Text and line illustrations plus photographic contributions First published 1984 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. ISBN 0 00 219145 8
  • The Living Planet Sir David Attenborough Gerald Thompson (OSF) – Picture credit First published 1984 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. ISBN 0 00 219139 3 (Collins) ISBN 0 563 20207 6 (BBC)
  • The Grand Design Sally Foy and Oxford Scientific Films Foreword by Gerald Durrell Gerald Thompson (OSF) – acknowledgement for help with producing the book + picture credits First published 1982 BLA Publishing Ltd. & Sally Foy ISBN 0 13 362 5 74 5
  • Animals in Focus (The Business Life of a Natural History Film Unit – Oxford Scientific Films) P. S. Crowson Gerald Thompson (OSF) – references to First published 1981 Caliban Books ISBN Hardback 0904573 346
  • The World You Never See – Insect Life Theodore Newland-Entwistle in conjunction with Oxford Scientific Films Gerald Thompson acknowledgement for being ‘closely involved with the preparation of this book.’
  • Rhinos Past, Present – and Future? Dick Pitman Gerald Thompson (OSF) – picture credit First published 1991 Roblow Publishers, Zimbabwe
  • True to Nature Christopher Parsons OBE Gerald Thompson – picture credit + references to First published 1982.

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