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Vol. 5, No. 3, 1973

Special Issue:

Proceedings of the Symposium of the International Geographical Union Commission on High Altitude Geoecology, Late Summer, 1973

Preface  
Jack D. Ives
A1
Wind-Shaped Trees in the Subalpine Zone in Japan  
Masatoshi M. Yoshino
A115
New Zealand Timberlines  
P. Wardle
A127
Pseudo-Timberline: The Southern Appalachian Grassy Balds (Summary)  
Phil Gersmehl
A137
Problems of Vertical and Horizontal Arrangement in the High Mountains of the Extreme Arid Zone (Central Sahara)  
B. Messerli
A139
Some Reflections on the Nature of High Mountains, with Special Reference to the Western United States  
Peter Höllermann
A149
Alpine Soil and Plant Community Relationships of the Sunshine Area, Banff National Park  
L. J. Knapik, G. W. Scotter, W. W. Pettapiece
A161
Studies of Soil Creep, Western Alberta, 1970 to 1972  
Stuart A. Harris
A171
Pleistocene Snow Line Depression and Atmospheric Circulation in the New World Tropics (Summary)  
Stefan Hastenrath
A181
A Method of Determining the Influence of Mountain Glaciers on the Climate  
Mieczysław Hess
A183
Comments on the Application of the Holdridge System for Classification of World Life Zones as Applied to Costa Rica  
Stuart A. Harris
A187
High Mountain Belts between the Polar Caps and the Equator: Their Definition and Lower Limit  
Carl Troll
A19
Tropical High Mountain Lakes of New Guinea and Their Zoogeographical Relationship Compared with Other Tropical High Mountain Lakes  
Heinz Löffler
A193
Upper Forest Boundary and the Subalpine Belt in the Mountains of the Southern USSR and Adjacent Countries (Summary)  
R. P. Zimina
A29
The Upper Timberlines in Different Climatic Zones  
Carl Troll
A3
Geography of Altitudinal Belt Ecosystems in the Caucasus (Summary)  
R. P. Zimina, Yu. A. Isakov, D. V. Panfilov
A33
La Limite Supérieure de la Forêt dans les Hautes Tatras  
Pavol Plesník
A37
Geoecological Aspects of Timberlines in Northern and Central Europe  
Friedrich-Karl Holtmeier
A45
Microclimatic Studies in the Alps  
Heinz Karrasch
A55
Environment and Phenology in the Forest-Tundra Ecotone, Front Range, Colorado (Summary)  
John W. Marr, Ruby E. Marr
A65
Studies in High Altitude Geoecology of the Colorado Front Range: A Review of the Research Program of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado  
Jack D. Ives
A67
Some Problems of the Timberline in the Rocky Mountains Compared with Central Europe  
Pavol Plesník
A77
Some Aspects of the Geoecology of the Basin and Range Province (California Section)  
Peter Höllermann
A85
The Altitudinal Belts of the Vegetation in the Central Mexican Highlands and Their Climatic Conditions  
Wilhelm Lauer
A99
The Wisconsin Deglaciation of Canada: Introduction and Summary   special section
J. Brian Bird
165
On the Climatology of Post-Wisconsin Events in Canada   special section
F. Kenneth Hare
169
Conditions Favoring Glacierization and Deglacierization in North America from a Climatological Viewpoint   special section
R. G. Barry
171
The Wisconsin Laurentide Ice Sheet: Dispersal Centers, Problems of Rates of Retreat, and Climatic Implications   special section
J. T. Andrews
185
Notes on Late Wisconsin and Early Holocene History of Vegetation in Canada   special section
J. Terasmae
201
Symposium Discussion: Some Notes on the Last Deglaciation in Northern Europe Compared with Canadian Conditions   special section
J. I. S. Zonneveld, J. M. Mitchell, S. Orvig, F. Müller,J. G. Fyles, D. C. Ford, F. Kenneth Hare, R. G. Barry, J. T. Andrews, J. Brown Macpherson
223
Photosynthesis and Respiration in Arctic Tundra Grasses: Field Light Intensity and Temperature Responses   special section
L. L. Tieszen
239
Energy and Biomass Relationships in Alder (Alnus) Ecosystems Developing on the Tanana River Floodplain near Fairbanks, Alaska   special section
Keith Van Cleve
253
Organic Matter and Nitrogen Distribution in Some Mountain Heath Communities of the Source Lake Basin, Washington   special section
Charles C. Grier
261
An Analysis of Diurnal Freeze-Thaw and Frost Heave Cycles in the Indian Peake Region of the Colorado Front Range  
B. D. Fahey
269
Spatial Analysis in Geomorphology. By Richard J. Chorley   reviewed work
Nel Caine
283
The Mechanics of Erosion. By M. A. Carson   reviewed work
Nel Caine
284
Diary of the "Terra Nova" Expedition to the Antarctic 1910-1912. By Edward Wilson   reviewed work
J. D. Ives
285
Addenda: A Climatological Transect on the East Slope of the Front Range, Colorado  
287