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Paleolimnology and ecosystem dynamics at remote European alpine lakes

Paleolimnology and ecosystem dynamics at remote European alpine lakes

Mountain Lakes Research Programme, MOLAR)

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Published by Istituto italiano di idrobiologia in Verbania Pallanza [Italy] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleolimnology -- Europe.,
  • Sedimentation and deposition -- Europe.,
  • Mountain ecology -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA. Lami, N. Cameron and A. Korhola (guest editors).
    SeriesJournal of limnology -- v. 59, suppl. 1
    ContributionsLami, A., Cameron, N., Korhola, Atte., Istituto italiano di idrobiologia (Pallanza, Italy), Mountain Lakes Research Programme.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21601327M

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Climate variability and ecosystem dynamics of remote alpine and arctic lakes: The MOLAR project Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Paleolimnology 28(1) June with Reads. A large (page) comprehensive textbook on paleolimnology, with fifteen chapters and a glossary. Directed at upper-year undergraduate or graduate students, the book is an introduction to many applications of paleolimnology.

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