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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
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
Nitrogen Uptake during Snowmelt by the Snow Buttercup, Ranunculus adoneus  
R. B. Mullen, S. K. Schmidt, C. H. Jaeger III
Persistent Suppression in Dwarf Birch after Release from Heavy Summer Browsing by Caribou  
Michel Crête,G. Jean Doucet
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
Re-Evaluation of Pre-Late Wisconsin Glacial Deposits, Lower Naknek River Valley, Southwestern Alaska, U.S.A.  
Darrell S. Kaufman, Caleb H. Thompson
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
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
Frequency Distributions of Rhizocarpon geographicum s.l., Modeling, and Climate Variation in Tröllaskagi, Northern Iceland  
Chris Caseldine, Andy Baker
Effects of Rock Surface Temperature on Exfoliation, Rock Varnish, and Lichens on a Boulder in the Hunza Valley, Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan  
Tetsuya Waragai
Terminology and Predominant Processes Associated with the Formation of Weak Layers of Near-Surface Faceted Crystals in the Mountain Snowpack  
Karl W. Birkeland
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
An Alien in Antarctica: Reflections upon Forty Years of Exploration and Research on the Frozen Continent. By Charles Swithinbank   reviewed work
John C. Behrendt
Principles of Glacier Mechanics. By Roger LeB. Hooke   reviewed work
David Bahr