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By M. Beniston, H. F. Diaz, R. S. Bradley (auth.), Henry F. Diaz, Martin Beniston, Raymond S. Bradley (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9048148901

ISBN-13: 9789048148905

ISBN-10: 9401589054

ISBN-13: 9789401589055

This booklet presents a special, in-depth view of previous, current and strength destiny climatic switch in mountain areas, and particularly at the mechanisms that are liable for this transformation. different books which specialize in environmental switch in mountains concentration extra usually at the affects of this alteration on mountain platforms, instead of at the local beneficial properties of climatic swap itself. The booklet enters right into a excessive point of aspect pertaining to result of overseas investigations which contain experts from quite a few climate-related disciplines. The e-book can be utilized in an educational and examine context, for complicated graduate and doctoral scholars, in addition to researchers operating in a number of domain names of relevance to climatic swap concerns. The e-book additionally has relevance within the context of destiny actions of the Intergovernmental Panel on weather switch (IPCC), when it comes to delivering updated wisdom of primary mechanisms and effects of climatic swap in mountain regions.

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2 °C/km at 52° N), which is somewhat surprising, considering the stronger vertical mixing and convective activity that occurs at this time. The reader is referred to Barry and Chorley (1992) and Hastenrath (1968) for discussions of regional and seasonal variations of vertical temperature lapse rate and other related topics. S. Rockies regions are depicted in Figure 4. We have also plotted mean JuneAugust temperature anomalies for each region used in this study, as this comprises the bulk of the ablation season, and we wished to see if the seasonal change departed substantially from that of the annual mean.

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We wish to thank Martin Wild of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich for providing us with the model data. , 1996). Regardless of the degree to which these high-elevation records reflect natural climatic variability of the climate system or a host of other forcing agents, whether natural or anthropogenic, the fact remains that invaluable climate records have been compiled at a number of mountain sites throughout the world. A few of these records are a century or more in length.

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