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Vol. 30, No. 2, 1998

Association of Plant Distribution Patterns and Microenvironments on Patterned Ground in a Polar Desert, Devon Island, N.W.T., Canada  
David G. Anderson, L. C. Bliss
97
The Influence of Cryptogamic Crusts on the Thermal Environment and Temperature Relations of Plants in a High Arctic Polar Desert, Devon Island, N.W.T., Canada  
Warren G. Gold
108
Nitrogen Uptake during Snowmelt by the Snow Buttercup, Ranunculus adoneus  
R. B. Mullen, S. K. Schmidt, C. H. Jaeger III
121
Persistent Suppression in Dwarf Birch after Release from Heavy Summer Browsing by Caribou  
Michel Crête,G. Jean Doucet
126
Distribution, Community Structure, and Microhabitats of Soil Invertebrates along an Elevational Gradient in Taylor Valley, Antarctica  
Laura E. Powers, Mengchi Ho, Diana W. Freckman, Ross A. Virginia
133
Re-Evaluation of Pre-Late Wisconsin Glacial Deposits, Lower Naknek River Valley, Southwestern Alaska, U.S.A.  
Darrell S. Kaufman, Caleb H. Thompson
142
Glacier Regimes, Periglacial Landforms, and Holocene Climate Change in the Kigluaik Mountains, Seward Peninsula, Alaska, U.S.A.  
Parker E. Calkin, Darrell S. Kaufman, Bruce J. Przybyl, W. Brett Whitford, Brian J. Peck
154
Soils and Cryoturbation in Moist Nonacidic and Acidic Tundra in the Kuparuk River Basin, Arctic Alaska, U.S.A.  
J. G. Bockheim, D. A. Walker, L. R. Everett, F. E. Nelson, N. I. Shiklomanov
166
Frequency Distributions of Rhizocarpon geographicum s.l., Modeling, and Climate Variation in Tröllaskagi, Northern Iceland  
Chris Caseldine, Andy Baker
175
Effects of Rock Surface Temperature on Exfoliation, Rock Varnish, and Lichens on a Boulder in the Hunza Valley, Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan  
Tetsuya Waragai
184
Terminology and Predominant Processes Associated with the Formation of Weak Layers of Near-Surface Faceted Crystals in the Mountain Snowpack  
Karl W. Birkeland
193
Near-Surface Faceted Crystals Formed by Diurnal Recrystallization: A Case Study of Weak Layer Formation in the Mountain Snowpack and Its Contribution to Snow Avalanches  
Karl W. Birkeland, Ron F. Johnson, D. Scott Schmidt
200
An Alien in Antarctica: Reflections upon Forty Years of Exploration and Research on the Frozen Continent. By Charles Swithinbank   reviewed work
John C. Behrendt
205
Principles of Glacier Mechanics. By Roger LeB. Hooke   reviewed work
David Bahr
205