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Environmental changes and geomorphic hazards in forests : report no. 4 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change

Author: Roy C Sidle; International Union of Forest Research Organizations.; IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change.
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CABI Pub. in association with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, ©2002.
Series: IUFRO research series, 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book reviews current knowledge of most types of geohazards in forested areas. The 11 chapters cover hydrologic impacts, including flooding and soil erosion, desertification in Mediterranean Europe and Africa, landslides, and hazards in mangrove forests and along shorelines. Examples covered are from all five continents.
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Environmental change and geomorphic hazards in forests.
Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CABI Pub. in association with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, ©2002
(DLC) 2002025903
(OCoLC)49584185
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy C Sidle; International Union of Forest Research Organizations.; IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change.
ISBN: 1845933362 9781845933364
OCLC Number: 216947177
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 241 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Geomorphologic Hazards and Forest Environmental Change : an Introduction / Roy C. Sidle --
Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Streamflow and Flooding in Snow-dominated Forested Basins / Mark S. Wigmosta and L. Ruby Leung --
Regional Hydrologic Impacts of Climatic Change / Donald H. Burn --
The Potential Impact of Global Change on Surface Erosion from Forest Lands in Asia / K.F. Andrew Lo and Qiangguo Cai --
Climate Change Related to Erosion and Desertification : 1. Mediterranean Europe / Giuliano Rodolfi and Camillo Zanchi --
Climate Change Related to Erosion and Desertification : 2. Africa / Heinz R. Beckedahl --
The Effects Of Environmental Changes On Weathering, Gravitational Rock Deformation, and Landslides / Masahiro Chigira --
Potential Effects of Environmental Change on Landslide Hazards in Forest Environments / Roy C. Sidle and Amod S. Dhakal --
Natural Hazards in Forests : Glacier and Permafrost Effects as Related to Climate Change / Wilfried Haeberli and C.R. Burn --
Global Changes, Mangrove Forests and Implications for Hazards along Continental Shorelines / David Taylor and Peta G. Sanderson --
Future Directions for Geomorphologic Hazard Analysis in Forests / Roy C. Sidle.
Series Title: IUFRO research series, 9.
Other Titles: Environmental change and geomorphic hazards in forests
Responsibility: edited by Roy C. Sidle.
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