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Vol. 47, No. 1, 2015

Glacier-derived August runoff in northwest Montana [open access]  
Adam M. Clark, Joel T. Harper, and Daniel B. Fagre
1
Morphological and ultrastructural changes of organelles in leaf mesophyll cells of the Arctic and Antarctic plants of Poaceae family under the cold influence  
Irena Giełwanowska, Marta Pastorczyk, Wioleta Kellmann-Sopyła, Dorota Górniak, and Ryszard J. Górecki
17
Effects of increased soil nutrients on seed rain: a role for seed dispersal in the greening of the Arctic?  
Laura Gough, Heather Bass, and Jennie R. McLaren
27
Rapid nutrient release from permafrost thaw in arctic aquatic ecosystems  
Francisco R. Reyes and Vanessa L. Lougheed
35
Size and characteristics of the DOC pool in near-surface subarctic mire permafrost as a potential source for nearby freshwaters  
M. S. Thompson, R. Giesler, J. Karlsson, and J. Klaminder
49
Characterizing above- and belowground carbon partitioning in forest trees along an altitudinal gradient using area-based indicators [open access]  
Zhun Mao, Yan Wang, Christophe Jourdan, Lauric Cécillon, Jérôme Nespoulous, Hervé Rey, Laurent Saint-André, and Alexia Stokes
59
Storage, landscape distribution, and burial history of soil organic matter in contrasting areas of continuous permafrost  
J. Palmtag, G. Hugelius, N. Lashchinskiy, M. P. Tamstorf, A. Richter, B. Elberling, and P. Kuhry
71
Rock glaciers as water stores in the Bolivian Andes: an assessment of their hydrological importance  
S. Rangecroft, S. Harrison, and K. Anderson
89
Vegetation recovery patterns following permafrost disturbance in a Low Arctic setting: case study of Herschel Island, Yukon, Canada  
Heather A. Cray and Wayne H. Pollard
99
Biomass, productivity, and nutrient allocation in subalpine shrublands and meadows of the Emerald Lake Basin, Sequoia National Park, California  
Philip W. Rundel
115
Responses of alpine grassland to climate warming and permafrost thawing in two basins with different precipitation regimes on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau  
Zhaoye Zhou, Shuhua Yi, Jianjun Chen, Baisheng Ye, Yu Sheng, Genxu Wang, and Yongjian Ding
125
Ecotonal dynamics of the altitudinal forest limit are affected by terrain and vegetation structure variables: an example from the Sudetes Mountains in Central Europe  
Václav Treml and Tomáš Chuman
133
Decadal-scale variations in glacier area changes across the Southern Patagonian Icefield since the 1970s  
A. White and L. Copland
147
Microhabitat utilization of the Tatra marmot (Marmota marmota latirostris) in the Western Carpathian Mountains, Europe  
Zuzana Ballová and Jozef Šibík
169
Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775–2012 by Barbara C. Matilsky [open access]   reviewed work
Shelly Sommer
185
Essentials of the Earth's Climate System by Roger G. Barry and Eileen A. Hall-McKim [open access]   reviewed work
Marilyn Raphael
185
Polar and Alpine Meetings Calendar [open access]  
189