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Vol. 43, No. 1, 2011

Twenty-First Century Calving Retreat of Tasman Glacier, Southern Alps, New Zealand  
R. C. Dykes, M. S. Brook, C. M. Robertson, and I. C. Fuller
1
The “High Arctic Maritime Snow Climate” in Central Svalbard  
Markus Eckerstorfer and Hanne H. Christiansen
11
An Update on Sedimentary Pigments in Victoria Land Lakes (East Antarctica)  
Francesca Borghini, Andrea Colacevich, Tancredi Caruso, and Roberto Bargagli
22
Vegetation Development on Deglaciated Rock Outcrops from Glaciar Frías, Argentina  
Irene A. Garibotti, Clara I. Pissolito, and Ricardo Villalba
35
Norway Spruce Shows Contrasting Changes in Below- Versus Above-Ground Carbon Partitioning towards the Alpine Treeline: Evidence from a Central European Case Study  
Dietrich Hertel and Dorothea Schöling
46
Non-stationary Responses of Tree-Ring Chronologies and Glacier Mass Balance to Climate in the European Alps  
Giovanni Leonelli, Manuela Pelfini, Rosanne D’Arrigo, Wilfried Haeberli, and Paolo Cherubini
56
Establishing the Timing of Chemical Deposition Events on Belukha Glacier, Altai Mountains, Russia, Using Pollen Analysis  
Fumio Nakazawa, Takayuki Miyake, Koji Fujita, Nozomu Takeuchi, Jun Uetake, Toshiyuki Fujiki, Vladimir Aizen, and Masayoshi Nakawo
66
Endorhizal Fungi Associated with Vascular Plants on Truelove Lowland, Devon Island, Nunavut, Canadian High Arctic  
Catherine Peters, James F. Basinger, and Susan G. W. Kaminskyj
73
Synoptic Influences on Snow Accumulation on Glaciers East and West of a Topographic Divide: Southern Alps, New Zealand  
Heather Purdie, Andrew Mackintosh, Wendy Lawson, and Brian Anderson
82
Evidence of Nonlinearity in the Response of Net Ecosystem CO2 Exchange to Increasing Levels of Winter Snow Depth in the High Arctic of Northwest Greenland  
Matthew C. Rogers, Patrick F. Sullivan, and Jeffrey M. Welker
95
Blister Rust Incidence in Treeline Whitebark Pine, Glacier National Park, U.S.A.: Environmental and Topographic Influences  
Emily K. Smith, Lynn M. Resler, Eric A. Vance, Laurence W. Carstensen, Jr., and Korine N. Kolivras
107
Winter Climatic Controls on Spring Snowpack Density in the Western United States  
Bohumil M. Svoma
118
Variations of NDVI Over Elevational Zones During the Past Two Decades and Climatic Controls in the Qilian Mountains, Northwestern China  
Jie Wang, Baisheng Ye, Fengjing Liu, Jing Li, and Guojing Yang
127
Ecosystem Respiration in a Seasonally Snow-Covered Subalpine Grassland  
Charles R. Warren and Maria T. Taranto
137
Characteristics and Changes in Air Temperature and Glacier’s Response on the North Slope of Mt. Qomolangma (Mt. Everest)  
Xingguo Yang, Tingjun Zhang, Dahe Qin, Shichang Kang, and Xiang Qin
147
Climate Change and Arctic Sustainable Development: Scientific, Social, Cultural and Educational Challenges, by UNESCO   reviewed work
Craig M. Lee
161
Tree Rings and Natural Hazards: a State-of-the-Art, edited by Markus Stoffel, Michelle Bollschweiler, David R. Butler, and Brian H. Luckman   reviewed work
Jeff Lukas
161
Calendar  
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