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Vol. 10, No. 2, 1978

Preface  
Jack D. Ives
159
The Caucasus Symposium and Field Excursion: A Brief Account  
Jack D. Ives
162
Maps of Geomorphology and Natural Hazards of Grindelwald, Switzerland: Scale 1:10,000  
Hans Kienholz
168
Natural Hazards Maps for Land-Use Planning, San Juan Mountains, Colorado, U.S.A.  
Jack D. Ives, Michael J. Bovis
185
Natural Hazards Research and Land-Use Planning Responses in Mountainous Terrain: The Town of Vail, Colorado Rocky Mountains, U.S.A.  
Jack D. Ives, Paula V. Krebs
213
Avalanches of the USSR and Their Influence on the Formation of Natural-Territory Complexes  
K. V. Akifyeva, N. A. Volodicheva, E. S. Troshkina, V. I. Turmanina, G. K. Tushinsky
223
Artificial Release of Avalanches in North America  
R. Perla
235
Snow Avalanches and Forest Interaction in the Alpine Region of the Caucasus, USSR (Abstract)  
V. S. Chuenkov, V. P. Vlasov
241
A Change of the Upper Boundary of Forest in the Greater Caucasus, USSR, under the Influence of Avalanches (Abstract)  
M. Ch. Zalikhanov
243
Fluctuations of Climate and Glaciers in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland, and Their Geoecological Significance, 1600 to 1975  
Bruno Messerli, Paul Messerli, Christian Pfister, Heinz J. Zumbühl
246
Geomorphic Work of Snow Avalanches in the Canadian Rocky Mountains  
B. H. Luckman
261
Glacial Landscapes and Their Spatial Variability in the Temperate and Subpolar Latitudes  
G. N. Golubev, V. M. Kotlyakov
277
Permafrost Investigations in High-Mountain Regions  
A. P. Gorbunov
283
The Impact of Environmental Stress on Subalpine Pedogenesis, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada  
R. H. King, G. R. Brewster
295
Soil-Forming Factors in the Rocky Mountains of Southwestern Alberta, Canada  
James D. Howell, Stuart A. Harris
313
Dynamics of the Vegetation in the Mount Elbrus Region, USSR  
V. I. Turmanina, E. R. Volodina
325
Dynamics of Avalanche Natural Complexes: An Example from the High-Mountain Teberda State Reserve, Caucasus Mountains, USSR  
S. A. Khapayev
335
Modern Exogenous Processes in the Mountainous Territories of the USSR (Abstract)  
V. F. Perov
345
The Upper Forest Limit in the Mountains of the Boreal Zone of the USSR  
P. L. Gorchakovsky, S. G. Shiyatov
348
Geoecological Aspects of the Upper Timberline in Tenerife, Canary Islands  
Peter W. Höllermann
365
Timberline Studies in Central Mexico  
Wilhelm Lauer
383
Main Characteristics of the Ecosystems of the Pamirs, USSR  
O. E. Agakhanyantz, I. K. Lopatin
397
The Timberline and the Subalpine Belt in the Caucasus Mountains, USSR  
A. G. Dolukhanov
409
The Upper Boundary of the Forest in the Tien Shan, USSR (Abstract)  
B. A. Bykov
423
Structure and Productivity of High-Altitude Ecosystems in the Tien Shan, USSR (Abstract)  
R. I. Zlotin
425
The Structure of Landscape Altitudinal Zonality on the Northern Slopes of the Greater Caucasus in the Baksan Basin, USSR (Abstract)  
A. E. Fedina
427
Contribution to the Study of the High-Mountain Ecosystems of the Northern Urals, USSR (Abstract)  
P. L. Gorchakovsky, V. N. Bolshakov
429
Comparative Analysis of Upper Forest Limits in High Mountains of Europe and the United States (Abstract)  
Nicholas Shoumatoff, Nina Shoumatoff
432
Geographical Characteristics of the High-Mountain Biota within Nontropical Eurasia  
R. P. Zimina, D. V. Panfilov
434
Vegetation Structure in the High Mountains of the Balkan Peninsula and the Caucasus, USSR  
O. S. Grebenshchikov
441
Altitudinal Vegetation Belts of Japan with Special Reference to Climatic Conditions  
M. M. Yoshino
449
Vertical Zonation of Land Snails in the Iraqi Slopes of the Persian Mountains and in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta, Canada  
Stuart A. Harris
457
Mountains of the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.: A Study in Contrasts  
Larry W. Price
465
The Main Features of the Caucasian Natural Landscapes and Their Conservation, USSR  
R. P. Zimina
479
Man's Influence on the Timberline in the West Carpathian Mountains, Czechoslovakia  
P. Plesnik
490
Timberline Reconstruction in Alpes de Haute Provence and Alpes Maritimes, Southern French Alps  
Annick Douguédroit
505
Geoecological Controls on High-Altitude Rice Cultivation in the Himalayas and Mountain Regions of Southeast Asia  
Harald Uhlig
519
The Changing Geoecology of Karnali Zone, Western Nepal Himalaya: A Case of Stress  
Barry C. Bishop
531