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Vol. 48, No. 1, 2016

Rock mass loss on a nunatak in Western Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica  
D. W. Hedding, C. D. Hansen, W. Nel, M. Loubser, J. J. Le Roux, and K. I. Meiklejohn
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The integration of the direct and indirect methods in lichenometry for dating Buddhist sacred walls in Langtang Valley, Nepal Himalaya [open access]  
Steven H. Emerman, Santosh Adhikari, Suman Panday, Tara N. Bhattarai, Tara Gautam, Steven A. Fellows, Ryan B. Anderson, Narayan Adhikari, Kabita Karki, and Mallory A. Palmer
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Massive ice loss from the Mauna Loa Icecave, Hawaii [open access]  
Andreas Pflitsch, Norbert Schörghofer, Stephen M. Smith, and David Holmgren
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Fertility of the early post-eruptive surfaces of Kasatochi Island volcano  
G. J. Michaelson, B. Wang, and C. L. Ping
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Temperature microclimates of plants in a tropical alpine environment: How much does growth form matter?  
Petr Sklenář, Andrea Kučerová, Jana Macková, and Katya Romoleroux
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Chromium, cadmium, and lead dynamics during winter foliar litter decomposition in an alpine forest river  
Kai Yue, Wanqin Yang, Yan Peng, Chuan Zhang, Chunping Huang, and Fuzhong Wu
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The importance of eolian input on lake-sediment geochemical-composition in the dry proglacial landscape of western Greenland [open access]  
Johan Rydberg, Tobias Lindborg, Gustav Sohlenius, Nina Reuss, Jesper Olsen, and Hjalmar Laudon
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Variation in N2 fixation in subarctic tundra in relation to landscape position and nitrogen pools and fluxes  
Kateřina Diáková, Christina Biasi, Petr Čapek, Pertti J. Martikainen, Maija E. Marushchak, Elena N. Patova, and Hana Šantrůčková
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Litter decomposition at two forest sites in the Italian Alps: a field study  
Rosa Margesin, Stefano Minerbi, and Franz Schinner
127
Seasonal and regional controls of phytoplankton production along a climate gradient in South-West Greenland during ice-cover and ice-free conditions [open access]  
Erika J. Whiteford, Suzanne McGowan, Chris D. Barry, and N. John Anderson
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Changes in freezing-thawing index and soil freeze depth over the Heihe River Basin, western China  
Xiaoqing Peng, Tingjun Zhang, Bin Cao, Qingfeng Wang, Kang Wang, Wanwan Shao, and Hong Guo
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Validating the Space-Time model for infrequent snow avalanche events using field observations from the Columbia and Rocky Mountains, Canada [open access]  
Alexandra Sinickas and Bruce Jamieson
177
The role of temperature in the distribution of the glacier ice worm, Mesenchytraeus solifugus (Annelida: Oligochaeta: Enchytraeidae)  
Roman J. Dial, Melissa Becker, Andrew G. Hope, Cody R. Dial, Joseph Thomas, Katarina Alexandrovna, Trevor S. Golden, and Daniel H. Shain
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Range extensions of some boreal owl species: comments on snow cover, ice crusts, and climate change   correspondence
Ivar Mysterud
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Coyote Valley: Deep History in the High Rockies by Thomas G. Andrews [open access]   reviewed work
Jan Robertson
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Polar and Alpine Meetings Calendar [open access]  
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