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Vol. 44, No. 1, 2012

In memoriam - James Bell Benedict (Addendum)  
Peter W. Birkeland
1
Primary Succession of Surface Active Beetles and Spiders in an Alpine Glacier Foreland, Central South Norway [open access]  
Anders Thon Bråten, Daniel Flø, Sigmund Hågvar, Oddvar Hanssen, Christian E. Mong, and Kjetil Aakra
2
Stem Secondary Growth of Tundra Shrubs: Impact of Environmental Factors and Relationships with Apical Growth  
Matteo Campioli, Niki Leblans, and Anders Michelsen
16
Do High-Elevation Northern Red Oak Tree-Rings Share a Common Climate-Driven Growth Signal?  
Christopher J. Crawford
26
Physics of a Thick Seasonal Snowpack with Possible Implications for Snow Algae [open access]  
Adrienne Dove, Jennifer Heldmann, Christopher McKay, and Owen B. Toon
36
Effect of Drought Conditions on Plankton Community and on Nutrient Availability in an Oligotrophic High Mountain Lake  
Fátima García-Jurado, Inmaculada de Vicente, Andrea Galotti, Andreas Reul, Francisco Jiménez-Gómez, and Francisco Guerrero
50
Plant Nutrient Content Does Not Simply Increase with Elevation under the Extreme Environmental Conditions of Ladakh, NW Himalaya  
Petr Macek, Leoš Klimeš, Lubomír Adamec, Jiří Doležal, Zuzana Chlumská, Francesco de Bello, Miroslav Dvorský, and Klára Řeháková
62
Effects of Sheep Grazing on Availability and Leaching of Soil Nitrogen in Low-Alpine Grasslands  
Vegard Martinsen, Jan Mulder, Gunnar Austrheim, Dag O. Hessen, and Atle Mysterud
67
Simulated Internal Storage Buildup, Release, and Runoff from Greenland Ice Sheet at Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland  
Sebastian H. Mernild, Glen E. Liston, and Michiel van den Broeke
83
Physical, Chemical, and Thermal Properties of Soils across a Forest-Meadow Ecotone in the Uinta Mountains, Northeastern Utah, U.S.A.  
Jeffrey S. Munroe
95
Changes of High Altitude Glaciers from 1969 to 2010 in the Trans-Himalayan Kang Yatze Massif, Ladakh, Northwest India [open access]  
Susanne Schmidt and Marcus Nüsser
107
Energy and Mass Balance of Forni Glacier (Stelvio National Park, Italian Alps) from a Four-Year Meteorological Data Record [open access]  
Antonella Senese, Guglielmina Diolaiuti, Claudia Mihalcea, and Claudio Smiraglia
122
Phenological Changes in Alpine Plants in Response to Increased Snowpack, Temperature, and Nitrogen  
Jane G. Smith, Warren Sconiers, Marko J. Spasojevic, Isabel W. Ashton, and Katharine N. Suding
135
Canopy Rainfall Interception and Fog Capture by Pinus pumila Regal at Mt. Tateyama in the Northern Japan Alps, Japan [open access]  
Yoshitoshi Uehara and Atsushi Kume
143
Stefansson, Dr Anderson and the Canadian Arctic Expedition, 1913–1918. A Story of Exploration, Science and Sovereignty, by Stuart E. Jenness [open access]   reviewed work
John T. Andrews
151
Climate Change in the Polar Regions, by John Turner and Gareth J. Marshall [open access]   reviewed work
Roger Barry
151
Calendar [open access]  
153