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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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International Association for Quaternary Research.
Arctic and alpine environments.
Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1968
(OCoLC)647469757
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H E Wright; William Sherman Osburn; International Association for Quaternary Research.; National Research Council (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 438476
Notes: Editors' names in reverse order on spine.
The proceedings of the VII congress of the association, sponsored by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences--National Research Council, and held in Boulder and Denver, Colo., Aug. 14-Sept. 19, 1965.
Description: xii, 308 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm.
Contents: Insolation in relation to cloud characteristics in the Colorado Front Range / J.M. Clark and E.B. Peterson --
Nocturnal temperature inversions in an inland valley in the California Coast Ranges / J.W. James --
Alpine and aeolian regions of the world / L.W. Swan --
Alpine ecosystems of the Australasian region / A.B. Costin --
Comparison of some North American and Eurasian alpine ecosystems / J. Major and S.A. Bamberg --
Distribution of alpine plants in northern Japan / M. Tatewaki --
Main features of the fauna and ecology of the alpine vertebrates of the USSR / R.P. Zimina --
Origin and history of Holarctic tundra ecosystems, with special references to their vertebrate faunas / R.S. Hoffmann and R.D. Taber --
Some Cordilleran plants disjunct in the Sierra Nevada of California, and their bearing on Pleistocene ecological conditions / J. Major and S.A. Bamberg --
Botanical dating of recent glacial activity in western North America / L.A. Viereck --
Observations on the pH of melting snow in the southern French Alps / P. Clement and J. Vaudour --
Erosion by needle ice in the Southern Alps, New Zealand / Jane M. Soons --
Fundamental processes of freezing and thawing in relation to the development of permafrost / Erwin Schenk --
Features of deposits formed under permafrost conditions / E.M. Katasonov --
Divide elimination by glacial erosion / D.L. Linton --
Tectonic and lithologic control on trough and cirque features in Caledonian, Hercynian, and Alpine mountains of Europe / Therese Pippan --
Extent of Pleistocene glaciation in the Pyrenees / François Taillefer --
Recent natural landscapes and ancient glaciation of the Pamir / I.P. Gerasimov and R.P. Zimina --
Anthropogene development of the subarctic lowlands of northeast Asia / N.A. Shilo --
Soils of Arctic Alaska / J.C.F. Tedrow and J. Brown --
Remote sensing from spacecraft as a tool for investigating Arctic environments / D.S. Simonett and S.A. Morain.
Series Title: Proceedings (International Association for Quaternary Research, 7th Congress, 1965), v. 10.
Responsibility: edited by H.E. Wright, Jr., and W.H. [i.e. S.] Osburn.

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