2005

Mountain Ecosystems

Studies in Treeline Ecology

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ISBN: 978-3-540-24325-0 (Print) 978-3-540-27365-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Mountains Ecosystems Studies in Treeline Ecology General Aspects of Vegetation and Soils in Cold Environments

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      Pages 1-42

      Guideline for Describing Soil Profiles in Mountain Ecosystems

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      Pages 43-76

      Peripheral Plant Population Survival in Polar Regions

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      Pages 77-96

      Climate Change and High Mountain Vegetation Shifts

  2. Mountain Ecosystems Studies in Treeline Ecology Regional Treeline Studies in America

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      Pages 97-115

      Regeneration of Whitebark Pine in the Timberline Ecotone of the Beartooth Plateau, U.S.A.: Spatial Distribution and Responsible Agents

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      Pages 117-151

      Structure and the Composition of Species in Timberline Ecotones of the Southern Andes

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      Pages 153-180

      Pocket Gopher — Actor under the Stage. Studies on Niwot Ridge, Colorado Front Range, U.S.A.

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      Pages 181-201

      The Impact of Seed Dispersal by Clark’s Nutcracker on Whitebark Pine: Multi-scale Perspective on a High Mountain Mutualism

  3. Mountain Ecosystems Studies in Treeline Ecology Regional Treeline Studies in Europe

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      Pages 203-218

      Humus Forms and Reforestation of an Abandoned Pasture at the Alpine Timberline (Upper Engadine, Central Alps, Switzerland)

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      Pages 219-235

      A Discontinuous Tree-ring Record AD 320–1994 From Dividalen, Norway: Inferences on Climate and Treeline History

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      Pages 237-251

      Woodland Recolonisation and Postagricultural Development in Italy

  4. Mountain Ecosystems Studies in Treeline Ecology Regional Treeline Studies in Asia

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      Pages 253-273

      Isolated Mountain Forests in Central Asian Deserts: A Case Study from the Govi Altay, Mongolia

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      Pages 275-354

      The Upper Timberline in the Himalayas, Hindu Kush and Karakorum: a Review of Geographical and Ecological Aspects