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Climatic Change at High Elevation Sites

Edited By: Henry F Diaz, Martin Beniston and Raymond S Bradley

298 pages, Illus, figs, tabs, maps

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #71650 | ISBN: 0792346785
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Provides a unique, in-depth view of past, present and potential future climatic change in mountain regions, and in particular on the mechanisms which are responsible for this change.

' ... it will be widely consulted by a broad range of specialists and should be in the library of all institutes, universities and agencies where atmospheric and ecological sciences are represented.' The Holocene, 5:5 (1998)


Climatic Changes in High Elevation Regions; An Overview; M. Beniston, et al. Temperature Variations During the Last Century at High Elevation Sites; H.F. Diaz, R.S. Bradley. Variations of Snow Depth and Duration in the Swiss Alps over the last 50 Years: Links to Changes in Large-Scale Climatic Forcings; M. Beniston. Decadal Variations in Climate Associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation; J. Hurrell, H. van Loon. 20th-Century Changes of Temperature in the Mountain Regions of Central Europe; R.O. Weber, et al. A Critical Examination of the Precipitation Records at the Pic du Midi Observatory, Pyrenees, France; J. Dessens, A. Bucher. Regional Dependency of Precipitation-Altitude Relationship in the Swiss Alps; B. Sevruk. Climatic Warming and Debris Flows in High Mountain Regions: The Case Study of the Ritigraben Torrent (Swiss Alps); M. Rebetez, et al. Recent Trends in Tree-Ring Records from High Elevation Sites in the Andes of Northern Patagonia; R. Villalba, et al. Regional Snowfall Patterns in the High, Arid Andes (South America); M. Vuille, C. Ammann. Glacial Varve Thickness and 127 Years of Instrumental Climate Data: A Comparison; C. Ohlendorf, et al. Research Strategies in Dendroclimatology and Dendroclimatology in Mountain Environments; L. Tessier, et al. Developing a Proxy Climate Record for the Last 300 Years in the Canadian Rockies: Some Problems and Opportunities; B.H. Luckman. Isotope Records from Mongolian and Alpine Ice Cores as Climate Indicators; U. Schotterer, et al. A Changing Temperature Response with Elevation for Lagarostrobos franklinii in Tasmania, Australia; B.M. Buckley, et al.

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