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The physical geography of Fennoscandia

Author: Matti Seppälä
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Oxford regional environments.
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Fennoscandia is composed of Finland ('Fennia' in Latin) and the Scandinavian peninsula (Norway and Sweden). This fifth volume in the "Oxford Regional Environments" series presents the physical  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matti Seppälä
ISBN: 0199245908 9780199245901
OCLC Number: 57283278
Description: xxxi, 432 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Major landforms and bedrock / Karna Lidmar-Bergström and Jens-Ove Näslund --
Land uplift : virgin land from the sea / Matti Eronen --
Glacially sculptured landforms / Matti Seppälä --
Present-day geomorphic processes / Matti Seppälä --
Mires / Hannu Pajunen --
Climate / Matti Tikkanen --
Recent climatic trends / Anders Moberg, Heikki Tuomenvirta, and Øyvind Nordli --
Rivers and lakes of Fennoscandia / Veli Hyvärinen and Juha Kajander --
Snow as a geographic element / Esko Kuusisto --
Glaciers / Per Holmlund --
Boreal forests and northern and upper timberlines / Olavi Heikkinen --
Atlantic coast and fjords / Geoffrey D. Corner --
Scandes mountains / Geoffrey D. Corner --
Uplands and lowlands in southern Sweden / Karna Lidmar-Bergström and Jens-Ove Näslund --
Archipelagos in the Baltic Sea / Rune Frisén, Carl Erik Johansson, and Veli Suominen --
Lake District of Finland / Esko Kuusisto --
Mountain taiga of Sweden / Leif Kullman --
Rivers draining into the Gulf of Bothnia / Carl Erik Johansson --
Periglacial environment / Matti Seppälä --
Major human impact / John Westerholm --
Acid raid and acidification of lakes / Ingemar Renberg, Richard Bindler, and Tom Korsman --
Lake-water pollution / Jaakko Mannio, Brit-Lisa Skjelkvåle, Anders Wilander, Eirik Fjeld, and Seppo Rekolainen --
Biodiversity conservation / Antti Haapanen.
Series Title: Oxford regional environments.
Responsibility: edited bv Matti Seppälä.
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'This book is highly recommended.' Progress in Physical Geography 30 (2), 2006

 
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