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Global Change in the Mountains: Proceedings of the European Conference on Environmental and Societal Change in Mountain Regions held in Oxford ,UK, 18-20 December 1997

Proceedings

Edited By: Martin F Price and TH Mather

217 pages, Figs

Parthenon Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #94897 | ISBN: 1850700621
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About this book

Contains data and analysis of the role and significance of global change for mountain regions and peoples, documenting the latest scientific findings concerning the role of mountains in the Earth system with regard to the climate, functioning of ecosystems, and transport of materials and water, as well as the role of mountains in providing homes and jobs for some 10% of the Earth's population.


Contents

Foreword. Preface and Acknowledgments. Conclusions and Recommendations. Global perspectives. Programmes and methods. Alps and Northern Europe. Central and Eastern Europe. Southern Europe and Mediterranean. Western and Central Asia. Eastern andSouthern Asia. Latin America. Africa. List of acronyms. Index.

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