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Source-to-sink fluxes in undisturbed cold environments

Author: Achim A Beylich
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016.
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This highly topical book provides a global synthesis and integrated analysis of environmental drivers and quantitative rates of solute and sedimentary fluxes in cold environments, and the likely  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Achim A Beylich
ISBN: 9781107068223 1107068223
OCLC Number: 929782950
Description: xi, 408 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I Solute and sedimentary fluxes and budgets in changing cold climate environments --
1. Introduction to the theme / Achim A. Beylich --
2. The I.A.G./A.I.G. SEDIBUD (Sediment Budgets in Cold Environments) program / Achim A. Beylich --
pt. 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 / Bernd Etzelmuller --
4. Changes in vegetation cover and implications for solute and sedimentary fluxes in cold climate environments / Ulf Molau --
pt. III Solute and sedimentary fluxes in subarctic and Arctic environments --
5. Contemporary solute and sedimentary fluxes in Arctic and subarctic environments: current knowledge / John C. Dixon --
6. The use of dendrogeomorphology to recognize the spatiotemporal distribution of snow avalanches in Northern Iceland --
case studies from Dalsmynni, Ljosavatnsskaro, and Fnjoskadalur / Thorsteinn Saemundsson --
7. A contemporary assessment of sediment and solute transfers in Karkevagge, Swedish Lapland / John C. Dixon --
8. Hillslope processes and related sediment fluxes on a fine-grained scree slope of Eastern Canada / Bernard Hetu --
9. Sediment and solute transport from Greenland / Bent Hasholt --
10. Measurements of bedload flux in a high Arctic environment / Waldemar Kociuba --
11. Solute and particulate fluxes in catchments in Spitsbergen / Zbigniew Zwolinski --
12. Sediment and solute fluxes at the Igarka field site, Russian subarctic / Nikita I. Tananaev --
13. Variability and controls of solute and sedimentary fluxes in subarctic and Arctic environments / John C. Dixon --
pt. IV Solute and sedimentary fluxes in sub-Antarctic and Antarctic environments --
14. Environmental impact on contemporary solute and sedimentary fluxes in Antarctica: current knowledge / Andrey Zhirov --
15. Solute and solid cascade system in the Antarctic oases / Zbigniew Zwolinski --
16. Environmental controls on sediment composition and particle fluxes over the Antarctic continental shelf / Enrique Isla --
17. Solute and sedimentary fluxes on King George Island / Jozef Szpikowski --
18. Dynamics of the Antarctica ice cap / Alexander N. Lastochkin --
19. Solute and sediment fluxes from rivers and streams in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica / Diane M. McKnight --
pt. 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 / Katja Laute --
21. Sediment delivery from headwater slope systems and relief development in steep mountain valleys in western Norway / Achim A. Beylich --
22. Suspended sediment dynamics in the proglacial zone of the rapidly retreating Castle Creek Glacier, British Columbia, Canada / Brian Menounos --
23. Sedimentary fluxes in Himalaya / Monique Fort --
24. Rates of slope and channel processes in the Reintal valley, Bavarian Alps / Joachim Gotz --
25. Comparative analysis of sediment routing in two different alpine catchments / Oliver Sass --
26. Controls and variability of solute and sedimentary fluxes in alpine/mountain environments / Achim A. Beylich --
pt. 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 nonglacierized cold climate catchment geosystems: from coordinated field data generation to integration and modeling / Achim A. Beylich --
28. Summary of key findings from Arctic, Antarctic, and mountain environments / Zbigniew Zwolinski.
Responsibility: edited by Achim A. Beylich, Trondheim, Norway, John C. Dixon, Fayetteville, U.S.A., Zbigniew Zwoliński, Poznan, Poland.


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