Accession Number:

AD0726405

Title:

The High Mountain Environment Project St. Elias Mountains, Yukon and Alaska, 1967-1971.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr 67-31 May 71,

Corporate Author:

ARCTIC INST OF NORTH AMERICA WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

83.0

Abstract:

The report provides the results of field investigations conducted in Chitistone Pass in Alaska and on Mt. Logan in Yukon Territory, Canada. A historical and philosophical background of the project is given, as are environmental descriptions of the research areas. During the program, research was carried out in these areas 1 climatology and meteorology, 2 botany and plant geography, 3 periglacial hydrology and geomorphology, and 4 glaciology. Relationships between environmental processes are covered. Abstracts, of published research papers and presentations that derived from the program are included, as is a listing of remaining research reports in progress. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE