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  • The mountainous West: explorations in historical geography
  • Historical geography ; Mountain ; Natural environment ; Resource management ; United States of America
  • Fourteen essays by North American geographers organized around the themes of barriers, islands of moisture, zones of concentrated resources, areas of governmental control, restorative sanctuary, and the mountain-valley interface. All essays deal
  • 1995
  • Detecting structural climate change: an air mass-based approach in the North Central United States, 1958-1992
  • Air mass ; Atmospheric circulation ; Climatic variability ; Global change ; Model ; Season ; Synoptic climatology ; Temperature ; United States of America
  • in this approach. Changes in their distribution and characteristics point to modifications in the mid-latitude general circulation. The integrated method air-mass classification scheme was applied to this problem in the north central United States (NCUS) over
  • Empirical climate change studies are more beneficial when they go beyond simply reporting fluctuations in average temperature. Ideally, dynamic causes of the change should also be addressed. The analysis of air masses can play a central role
  • 1995
  • Weathering and soil development on fan surfaces as a function of height above modern drainageways, Roan Mountain, North Carolina
  • Alluvial cone ; Chronosequence ; Drainage ; North Carolina ; Pedogenesis ; Piedmont ; Relative dating ; Slope dynamics ; Soil ; Soil properties ; United States of America ; Weathering
  • Chronoséquence ; Cône de déjection ; Datation relative ; Drainage ; Dynamique de versant ; Etats-Unis ; Météorisation ; North Carolina ; Piedmont ; Propriétés du sol ; Pédogenèse ; Sol
  • This study is an intensive investigation of weathering and soil-development properties involving the description and analysis of 20 soil profiles on the west and south piedmont slopes of Roan Mountain. In addition, a quantitative effort is made
  • 1995
  • Textural, geochemical and mineralogical evidence for the origin of Peoria loess in central and southern Nebraska, USA
  • Aeolian features ; Fluvioglacial features ; Geochemistry ; Loess ; Mineralogy ; Model ; Nebraska ; Palaeogeography ; Pleistocene ; Rocky Mountains ; Statistics ; United States of America
  • Possible sources of Peoria loess in central Nebraska have been investigated through the fingerprinting of the textural, geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of the loess and possible source sediments, with statistical comparison
  • by the ancestral North and South Platte River systems from the Rocky Mountain Front Ranges during the late Pleistocene.
  • 1995
  • Biogeography ; Humid environment ; Montana ; Mountain ; Pond ; Sediment budget ; Slope ; Soil erosion ; United States of America ; Vegetation ; Water quality
  • , by position within a downstream chain of ponds, and by consideration of carbon dynamics. They compare their data to studies from the boreal forest of eastern and central North America.
  • 1995
  • C 14 dating ; Climatic variation ; Geochronology ; Nevada ; Palaeo-environment ; Palynology ; Quaternary ; Tree line ; United States of America ; Utah ; Vegetation
  • a means of estimating likely climatic conditions responsible for both the lake history and regional biotic change. In addition, the results of this study serve as a north-eastern Great Basin bridge between paleovegetation reconstuctions of the central
  • 1995
  • West Hollywood as symbol: the significance of place in the construction of a gay identity
  • California ; Los Angeles ; Minority ; Public space ; Semiotics of space ; Territorial strategy ; United States of America ; Urban society
  • 1995
  • The distributions of coccidioidomycosis and histoplasmosis in the United States: implications and recommendations
  • Disease ; Endemic disease ; Health ; Medical geography ; Morbidity ; Spatial distribution ; United States of America
  • Coccidioidomycosis is endemic in the US Southwest; histoplasmosis occurs in the East and Central states. Suggests environmental relationships with these diseases both caused by soil fungi. - (DWG)
  • 1995
  • L'Europe centrale: réalité ou fiction géographique?
  • Définition ; Europe ; Europe centrale ; Géographie politique ; Identité culturelle ; Identité nationale ; Mutation politique
  • Central Europe ; Cultural identity ; Definition ; Europe ; National identity ; Political geography ; Political reform
  • This paper gives a review, largely from a geographical viewpoint, the state of art of Central Europe and its search for a new identity. Paper is a contribution to the debate of Mitteleuropa. According to the author Central Europe has once again
  • 1995
  • Locational preferences of Japanese real estate investors in North America
  • Economic behaviour ; Finance ; Foreign investment ; Information flow ; Investment ; Japaneses ; Location ; Location choice ; North America ; Real estate property ; United States of America
  • 1995
  • Directory of North American Quaternary Scientists
  • Canada ; Documentation ; Mexico ; North America ; Quaternary ; Register ; United States of America
  • Répertoire des spécialistes du Quaternaire en Amérique du Nord, publié en tant que contribution au 14ème congrès de l'INQUA, Berlin, 1995. Il comporte une liste alphabétique de notices individuelles, un index des pays et états d'origine, un index
  • 1995
  • Particle-size evidence for source areas of charcoal accumulation in Late Holocene sediments of eastern North American lakes
  • Charbon de bois ; Etats-Unis ; Granulométrie ; Great Lakes ; Holocène ; Minnesota ; Méthodologie ; New York State ; Ontario ; Palynologie ; Paléo-écologie ; Paléoclimatologie ; Pennsylvania ; Quaternaire ; Sédiment lacustre ; Wisconsin
  • Charcoal ; Grain size distribution ; Great Lakes ; Holocene ; Lacustrine sediment ; Methodology ; Minnesota ; New York State ; Ontario ; Palaeo-ecology ; Palaeoclimatology ; Palynology ; Pennsylvania ; Quaternary ; United States of America
  • Two methods of analyzing charcoal in sediment reveal changes in charcoal accumulation across temperate eastern North America during the last several hundred years. The AA. used these methods to compare charcoal accumulation at 14 lakes from
  • 1995
  • Biogeography ; Coastal environment ; Ecosystem ; Floodplain ; Landscape ; North Carolina ; Quaternary ; Scale ; Soil erosion ; United States of America ; Vegetation
  • Biogéographie ; Echelle ; Ecosystème ; Erosion des sols ; Etats-Unis ; Littoral ; North Carolina ; Paysage ; Plaine d'inondation ; Quaternaire ; Végétation
  • theoretical perspectives on scale linkage between geomorphic and ecological (principally vegetation) processes and responses. Then, he will apply them to problems on the coastal plain of the southeastern United States.
  • 1995
  • Algorithme ; Etats-Unis ; Géomorphométrie ; Modèle numérique ; Mount St. Helens ; New York State ; Pente de versant ; Versant ; Washington ; West Point
  • Algorithm ; Geomorphometry ; New York State ; Numerical model ; Slope ; Slope gradient ; United States of America ; Washington
  • some results will be compared by statistics generated from 68 DEMs from a variety of sources and scales. Mount St. Helens, Washington, provides a mountainous region centered on a stratovolcano. West Point, New York, provides a moderately steep region
  • 1995
  • Collective bargaining ; Economic geography ; Firm strategy ; Foreign investment ; Labour ; Labour dispute ; Manpower ; Metallurgy ; Organization ; Trade union ; United States of America ; West Virginia
  • Conflit du travail ; Conventions collectives ; Etats-Unis ; Géographie économique ; Investissement étranger ; Main-d'oeuvre ; Métallurgie ; Organisation ; Stratégie d'entreprise ; Syndicat ; Travail ; West Virginia
  • 1995
  • Spatial variability of Late-Quaternary paleoclimates in the western United States
  • Atmospheric circulation ; Climatic anomaly ; Orographic effect ; Palaeoclimate ; Palaeoclimatology ; Precipitation ; Quaternary ; Spatial variation ; Temperature ; United States of America ; Western United States
  • This paper examines modern climate analogues of the western United States for 18,000 and 9000 yr B.P. in order to explain patterns of spatial heterogeneity. The study area of this paper includes the United States west of 93°W in order to cover
  • 1995
  • Annual aerial photography of glaciers in northwest North America: how it all began and its golden age
  • Aerial photography ; Alaska ; British Columbia ; Canada ; Glacier ; Glacier fluctuation ; Historical geography ; North America ; United States of America ; Western United States
  • 1995
  • Administrative division ; Electoral district ; Ethnic community ; Legislation ; North Carolina ; Political geography ; United States of America
  • Circonscription électorale ; Discrimination ethnique ; Découpage administratif ; Etats-Unis ; Ethnie ; Géographie politique ; Législation ; North Carolina ; Procès
  • 1995
  • California ; Freeze-thaw cycle ; High mountain ; Mountain ; Patterned ground ; Periglacial features ; Slope dynamics ; Snow ; Thawing ; United States of America
  • 1995
  • [b1] University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3220, Etats-Unis
  • Before the corporation and mass production: the licensing regime in the manufacture of North American harvesting machinery, 1830-1910
  • Capitalism ; Historical geography ; Industrial concentration ; Industrial district ; Industrial organization ; Industry ; Mechanical engineering ; Nineteenth Century ; Product cycle ; Sub-contracting ; United States of America
  • 1995