Mountain Environments in Changing Climates: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Mountain Environments in Changing Climates

1st Edition

Edited by Martin Beniston

Routledge

496 pages

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Hardback: 9780415102247
pub: 1994-10-20
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pub: 2002-11-01
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Description

Home to large numbers of people, sources of water, centres of tourism, and sensitive ecological zones, mountain environments share distinctive climactic characteristics. Once regarded as economically non-viable regions, mountains now attract major investment as sites of tourism, hydro-power and communication routes. This book brings together some of the current work on the physical and human ecology of mountain environments, the impacts of climate change, the processes involved and their observation and prediction.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCI030000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOC015000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography