High Altitude Geoecology: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

High Altitude Geoecology

1st Edition

Edited by Patrick J. Webber

Routledge

188 pages

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Description

This book is concerned with section 6 of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) program, "Impact of Human Activities on Temperate and Tropical Mountain and Tundra Ecosystems."

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Commentary 2. Applied High Altitude Geoecology: Can the Scientist Assist in the Preservation of the Mountains? 3. Monitoring and Mapping Mountain Environments 4. High Altitude Climates 5. Ice and Snow at High Altitudes 6. High Mountain Ecosystems: Evolution, Structure, Operation and Maintenance 7. High Altitude Physiology 8. Effects of Change on High Mountain Human Adaptive Patterns

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General