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Title Environmental changes and geomorphic hazards in forests : report no. 4 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change / edited by Roy C. Sidle
Published Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; New York, NY, USA : CABI Pub. in association with the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 241 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series IUFRO research series ; 9
IUFRO research series ; 9
Contents Geomorphologic Hazards and Forest Environmental Change : an Introduction / Roy C. Sidle -- Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Streamflow and Flooding in Snow-dominated Forested Basins / Mark S. Wigmosta and L. Ruby Leung -- Regional Hydrologic Impacts of Climatic Change / Donald H. Burn -- The Potential Impact of Global Change on Surface Erosion from Forest Lands in Asia / K.F. Andrew Lo and Qiangguo Cai -- Climate Change Related to Erosion and Desertification : 1. Mediterranean Europe / Giuliano Rodolfi and Camillo Zanchi -- Climate Change Related to Erosion and Desertification : 2. Africa / Heinz R. Beckedahl -- The Effects Of Environmental Changes On Weathering, Gravitational Rock Deformation, and Landslides / Masahiro Chigira -- Potential Effects of Environmental Change on Landslide Hazards in Forest Environments / Roy C. Sidle and Amod S. Dhakal -- Natural Hazards in Forests : Glacier and Permafrost Effects as Related to Climate Change / Wilfried Haeberli and C.R. Burn -- Global Changes, Mangrove Forests and Implications for Hazards along Continental Shorelines / David Taylor and Peta G. Sanderson -- Future Directions for Geomorphologic Hazard Analysis in Forests / Roy C. Sidle
Summary This book reviews current knowledge of most types of geohazards in forested areas. The 11 chapters cover hydrologic impacts, including flooding and soil erosion, desertification in Mediterranean Europe and Africa, landslides, and hazards in mangrove forests and along shorelines. Examples covered are from all five continents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Climatic changes.
Forest ecology.
Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects.
Hazardous geographic environments.
Form Electronic book
Author Sidle, Roy C.
IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change.
International Union of Forest Research Organizations.
ISBN 1845933362 (e-ISBN)
9781845933364 (e-ISBN)
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