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Canada's cold environments [electronic resource] / edited by Hugh M. French and Olav Slaymaker.

Contributor(s): French, Hugh M | Slaymaker, Olav, 1939-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Canadian Association of Geographers series in Canadian geography: Publisher: Montr�eal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c1993Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 340 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780773563544 (electronic bk.); 0773563547 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cold regions | Natural history -- Canada | Natural history -- Canada, Northern | Physical geography -- Canada | Physical geography -- Canada, Northern | R�egions froides | Sciences naturelles -- Canada | Sciences naturelles -- Canada (Nord) | G�eographie physique -- Canada | G�eographie physique -- Canada (Nord) | Poolgebieden | Fysische geografie | Physische Geographie | Aufsatzsammlung | Gebirge | Kanada | Arktis | Climat polaire | R�egions froides | Sciences naturelles -- Canada | Sciences naturelles -- Canada (nord) | G�eographie physique -- Canada | G�eographie physique -- Canada (nord) | Climat -- Canada | NATURE / Essays | NATURE / Reference | TRAVEL / Special Interest / Ecotourism | Climate | CanadaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Canada's cold environments.DDC classification: 508.71 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Canada's cold land mass / Hugh M. French, Olav Slaymaker -- Canada's cold seas / Roger G. Barry -- Northern climates / Wayne R. Rouse -- Northern vegetation / James C. Ritchie -- Northern hydrology / Ming-Ko Woo -- Cold-climate processes and landforms / Hugh M. French -- Cold mountains of Western Canada / Olav Slaymaker -- Karst in cold environments / Derek C. Ford -- Mountain paleoenvironments of Western Canada / John J. Clague -- Mountain hazards / James S. Gardner -- Climate variability, change, and sensitivity / Ellsworth F. LeDrew -- Climatic change and permafrost / Michael W. Smith -- Cold environments and global change / Olav Slaymaker, Hugh M. French.
Summary: Eleven of Canada's leading geographers, geologists, and ecologists provide an authoritative yet readable scientific statement about the physical nature of Canada's coldness. They focus on the distinctive attributes of Canada's cold environments, their temporal and spatial variability, and the constraints that coldness places on human activity.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Canada's cold land mass / Hugh M. French, Olav Slaymaker -- Canada's cold seas / Roger G. Barry -- Northern climates / Wayne R. Rouse -- Northern vegetation / James C. Ritchie -- Northern hydrology / Ming-Ko Woo -- Cold-climate processes and landforms / Hugh M. French -- Cold mountains of Western Canada / Olav Slaymaker -- Karst in cold environments / Derek C. Ford -- Mountain paleoenvironments of Western Canada / John J. Clague -- Mountain hazards / James S. Gardner -- Climate variability, change, and sensitivity / Ellsworth F. LeDrew -- Climatic change and permafrost / Michael W. Smith -- Cold environments and global change / Olav Slaymaker, Hugh M. French.

Eleven of Canada's leading geographers, geologists, and ecologists provide an authoritative yet readable scientific statement about the physical nature of Canada's coldness. They focus on the distinctive attributes of Canada's cold environments, their temporal and spatial variability, and the constraints that coldness places on human activity.

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