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Vol. 46, No. 4, 2014

Introduction—Losing the high ground: rapid transformation of tropical island alpine and subalpine environments [open access]   special section
James Juvik, Christoph Kueffer, Sonia Juvik, and Stephanie Nagata
Monitoring tropical alpine lake levels in a culturally sensitive environment utilizing 3D technological approaches [open access]   special section
D. M. Delparte, M. Belt, C. Nishioka, N. Turner, R. T. Richardson, and T. Ericksen
Using a snow drift model to simulate eolian drift and snowfall on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii [open access]   special section
Leigh Anne Eaton and Steven Businger
Climatic changes in mountain regions of the American Cordillera and the tropics: historical changes and future outlook [open access]   special section
Henry F. Diaz, Raymond S. Bradley, and Liang Ning
Vegetation and climate of the summit zone of Mount Kinabalu in relation to the Walker circulation   special section
Kanehiro Kitayama, Soichi Ando, Rimi Repin, and Jamili Nais
Mesoclimatic patterns shape the striking vegetation mosaic in the Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic   special section
Patrick H. Martin and Timothy J. Fahey
Reconstructing hurricane disturbance in a tropical montane forest landscape in the Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic: implications for vegetation patterns and dynamics   special section
Benjamin M. Gannon and Patrick H. Martin
The sensitivity of the high mountain ecosystems of New Guinea to climatic change and anthropogenic impact   special section
Geoffrey Hope
Vegetation dynamics at the upper reaches of a tropical montane forest are driven by disturbance over the past 7300 years [open access]   special section
Shelley Crausbay, Steffi Genderjahn, Sara Hotchkiss, Dirk Sachse, Ansgar Kahmen, and Stefan K. Arndt
Overview of habitat history in subtropical oceanic island summit ecosystems   special section
José María Fernández-Palacios, Rüdiger Otto, Christophe Thebaud, and Jonathan Price
Biodiversity patterns and continental insularity in the tropical High Andes [open access]   special section
Fabien Anthelme, Dean Jacobsen, Petr Macek, Rosa I. Meneses, Pierre Moret, Stephan Beck, and Olivier Dangles
Consequences of treeline shifts for the diversity and function of high altitude ecosystems   special section
Sarah Greenwood and Alistair S. Jump
Functional diversity of subalpine bryophyte communities in an oceanic island (La Réunion)   special section
Claudine Ah-Peng, Olivier Flores, Nicholas Wilding, Jacques Bardat, Lovanomanjanahary Marline, Terry A. J. Hedderson, and Dominique Strasberg
Newly discovered seed dispersal system of Juniperus cedrus questions the pristine nature of the high elevation scrub of El Teide (Tenerife, Canary Islands)   special section
Manuel Nogales, Beatriz Rumeu, Lea de Nascimento, and Jose María Fernández-Palacios
Burned and devoured—Introduced herbivores, fire, and the endemic flora of the high-elevation ecosystem on La Palma, Canary Islands   special section
Severin D. H. Irl, Manuel J. Steinbauer, Jana Messinger, Gesche Blume-Werry, Ángel Palomares-Martínez, Carl Beierkuhnlein, and Anke Jentsch
Evaluating the long-term management of introduced ungulates to protect the palila, an endangered bird, and its critical habitat in subalpine forest of Mauna Kea, Hawaiʻi [open access]   special section
Paul C. Banko, Steven C. Hess, Paul G. Scowcroft, Chris Farmer, James D. Jacobi, Robert M. Stephens, Richard J. Camp, David L. Leonard Jr., Kevin W. Brinck, James O. Juvik, and Sonia P. Juvik
Biodiversity and conservation of tropical montane ecosystems in the Gulf of Guinea, West Africa   special section
Drew T. Cronin, Moses B. Libalah, Richard A. Bergl, and Gail W. Hearn
Measuring and modeling the retreat of the summit ice fields on Kilimanjaro, East Africa  
N. C. Pepin, W. J. Duane, M. Schaefer, G. Pike, and D. R. Hardy
Annual to daily ice velocity and water pressure variations on Ka Roimata o Hine Hukatere (Franz Josef Glacier), New Zealand  
Brian Anderson, Ian Willis, Becky Goodsell, Alison Banwell, Ian Owens, Andrew Mackintosh, and Wendy Lawson
The new Swiss Glacier Inventory SGI2010: relevance of using high-resolution source data in areas dominated by very small glaciers [open access]  
Mauro Fischer, Matthias Huss, Chloé Barboux, and Martin Hoelzle
Cumulative impacts and feedbacks of a gravel road on shrub tundra ecosystems in the Peel Plateau, Northwest Territories, Canada  
Harneet K. Gill, Trevor C. Lantz, Brendan O’Neill, and Steven V. Kokelj
Morphological characteristics of thermokarst lakes along the Qinghai-Tibet transportation corridor  
Fujun Niu, Jing Luo, Zhanju Lin, Minhao Liu, and Guoan Yin
A broad transition from cloud forest to páramo characterizes an undisturbed treeline in Parque Nacional Llanganates, Ecuador  
Robert G. M. Hofstede, Katharine J. M. Dickinson, Alan F. Mark, and Edwin Narváez
Organic carbon pools and genesis of alpine soils with permafrost: a review  
James G. Bockheim and Jeffrey S. Munroe
Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Ice-Covered Upper Dumbell Lake (Ellesmere Island, Arctic Canada) during the Summer of 1959 [open access]  
Spencer Apollonio and Jasmine E. Saros
Tundra-Taiga Biology: Human, Plant, and Animal Survival in the Arctic by R. M. M. Crawford [open access]   reviewed work
Laura Gough and Ashley L. Asmus
Iñupiaq Ethnohistory: Selected Essays by Ernest S. Burch, Jr., and edited by Erica Hill [open access]   reviewed work
Craig M. Lee
Norse Greenland: Selected Papers from the Hvalsey Conference 2008 edited by Jette Arneborg, Georg Nyegaard, and Orri Vésteinsson [open access]   reviewed work
Astrid E. J. Ogilvie
Polar and Alpine Meetings Calendar [open access]