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Achim A Beylich
|Description:||xi, 408 pages ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Preface; Part I. Solute and Sedimentary Fluxes and Budgets in Changing Cold Climate Environments: 1. Introduction to the theme; 2. The IAG/AIG SEDIBUD (Sediment Budgets in Cold Environments) programme; Part II. Climate Change in Cold Environments and General Implications for Contemporary Solute and Sedimentary Fluxes: 3. The changing cryosphere - implications for solute and sedimentary fluxes in cold climate environments; 4. Changes in vegetation cover and implications for solute and sedimentary fluxes in cold climate environments; Part III. Solute and Sedimentary Fluxes in Sub-Arctic and Arctic Environments: 5. Contemporary solute and sedimentary fluxes in Arctic and Sub-Arctic environments: current knowledge; 6. The use of dendrogeomorphology to recognize the spatio-temporal distribution of snow avalanches in northern Iceland - case studies from Dalsmynni, Ljosavatnsskard and Fnjoskadalur; 7. A contemporary assessment of sediment and solute transfers in Karkevagge, Swedish Lapland; 8. Hillslope processes and related sediment fluxes on a fine-grained scree slope of Eastern Canada; 9. Sediment and solute transport from Greenland; 10. Measurements of bedload flux in a high Arctic environment; 11. Solute and particulate fluxes in catchments in Spitsbergen; 12. Sediment and solute fluxes at the Igarka field site, Russian Sub-Arctic; 13. Variability and controls of solute and sedimentary fluxes in Sub-Arctic and Arctic environments; Part IV. Solute and Sedimentary Fluxes in Sub-Antarctic and Antarctic Environments: 14. Environmental impact on contemporary solute and sedimentary fluxes in Antarctica: current knowledge; 15. Solute and solid cascade system in the Antarctic oases; 16. Environmental controls on sediment composition and particle fluxes over the Antarctic continental shelf; 17. Solute and sedimentary fluxes on King George Island; 18. Dynamics of the Antarctica ice cap; 19. Solute and sediment fluxes from rivers and streams in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica; Part V. Solute and Sedimentary Fluxes in Alpine/Mountain Environments: 20. Chemical denudation in partly glacierized mountain catchments of the fjord landscape in western Norway: contemporary rates, environmental controls and possible effects of climate change; 21. Sediment delivery from headwater slope systems and relief development in steep mountain valleys in western Norway; 22. Suspended sediment dynamics in the proglacial zone of the rapidly retreating Castle Creek Glacier, British Columbia, Canada; 23. Sedimentary fluxes in Himalaya; 24. Rates of slope and channel processes in the Reintal Valley, Bavarian Alps; 25. Comparative analysis of sediment routing in two different alpine catchments; 26. Controls and variability of solute and sedimentary fluxes in alpine/mountain environments; Part VI. Quantitative Analysis of Solute and Sedimentary Fluxes in Cold Climate Environments: 27. Environmental drivers, spatial variability and rates of chemical and mechanical fluvial denudation in selected glacierized and non-glacierized cold climate catchment geosystems: from coordinated field data generation to integration and modeling; 28. Summary of key findings from Arctic, Antarctic and mountain environments; Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Achim A. Beylich, Trondheim, Norway, John C. Dixon, Fayetteville, U.S.A., Zbigniew Zwoliński, Poznan, Poland.|