Citations with the tag: ALPINE regions
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- Run for the Hill Station.
Krich, John // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 5/24/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 20, p32
The article describes attractions in the alpine town of Simla, India including mountain lodges, historical mansions and gardens.
- Across the Borderline.
Lisella, Maria // Travel Agent; 12/16/2002, Vol. 310 Issue 11, p75
No abstract available.
- The ATC works toward a common goal.
Lisella, Maria // Travel Agent; 03/24/97 Supplement Europe, Vol. 285 Issue 8, p1
Reports on efforts of the Alpine Tourist Commission (ATC) in improving tourist traffic to the Alpine regions. Elements of tourist campaigns; Recommended tourist spots; Consolidation of ATC efforts; Funding of tourist trade campaigns.
- Alpine running for 2013 season opener.
Lisella, Maria // Motor Sport News: The Voice of British Motorsport; 11/21/2012, Issue 2848, p20
The article reports on the release of the route for the 2013 Monte Carlo Rally event, which includes a long run through the French Alpine.
- Low-level potential vorticity and cyclogenesis to the Lee of the Alps.
Aebischer, Urs; Schar, Christoph // Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences; 1/15/98, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p186
Presents a study of high-resolution numerical model simulations over the Alpine region that reveal the presence of low-level elongated bands of potential vorticity (PV) downstream of high topography. When does PV streamers occur; Impact of topographic effects on PV; How study was conducted;...
- Mountains: Europe.
Aebischer, Urs; Schar, Christoph // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2004, p488
Presents a list of the most notable mountains in Europe. Height of various peaks in the Alps such as Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, and Liskamm.
- Mountains: Europe.
Aebischer, Urs; Schar, Christoph // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2005, p494
The article presents information on various mountains in Europe. Some of them are Weisshorn in Switzerland at 14,852 ft; Taschhorn in Switzerland at 14,780 ft; Ecrins, in France at 13,642 ft; Posets in Spain at 11,168 and Shkhara in Georgia at 18,510.
- Alpine cloud climatology using long-term NOAA-AVHRR satellite data.
Kastner, M.; Kriebel, K.T. // Theoretical & Applied Climatology; 2001, Vol. 68 Issue 3/4, p175
Identifies different climates by evaluating the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data using AVHRR Processing scheme Over Land, Clouds and Ocean (APOLLO) for a five-years cloud climatology of the Alpine region. Performance of cloud detection; Impact of changes in the distribution...
- Twisted Trees.
Yulsman, Tom // Audubon; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 101 Issue 6, p30
Provides information on the walking tree islands of the alpine tundra in Boulder, Colorado. Variations of krummholz or twisted trees; Importance of krummholz to scientists; Details on a research on the alteration of tundra by the walking tree islands. INSET: Rusting Trees.
- ACROSS THE EUROPEAN ALPS.
Dixon, Grant // Wild: Australia's Wilderness Adventure Magazine; Apr- Jun2006, Issue 100, p34
Reflects on bushwalking at the Haute Route, which runs from the French Alpine Resort of Chamonix, France to the Swiss alpine resort of Zermatt, Switzerland. Luxuriousness of Chamonix and Zermatt; Pleasantness of the scenery in the Alps; Information on the highest point of the route called Col...
- Are Droppings, Distance From Pastoralist Camps, and Pika Burrows Good Proxies for Local Grazing Pressure?
Dorji, Tsechoe; Totland, �rjan; Moe, Stein R. // Rangeland Ecology & Management; Jan2013, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p26
Grazing is regarded as one of the most important factors influencing rangeland ecosystems. Many previous studies have used indirect measures (proxies) of grazing intensity, such as the distance from congregation areas and the number of herbivore excreta, to estimate effects of grazing on...
- Detection Probability of Trends in Rare Events: Theory and Application to Heavy Precipitation in the Alpine Region.
Frei, Christoph; Schar, Christoph // Journal of Climate; 4/1/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p1568
ABSTRACT A statistical framework is presented for the assessment of climatological trends in the frequency of rare and extreme weather events. The methodology applies to long-term records of event counts and is based on the stochastic concept of binomial distributed counts. It embraces logistic...
- Spatial and Seasonal Variations of Air Temperature Lapse Rates in Alpine Regions.
Rolland, Christian // Journal of Climate; Apr2003, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p1032
Air temperature decrease with altitude was estimated by simple linear regression for several regions around northern Italy for minimum, maximum, and mean monthly temperatures. The comparison of the gradients with previous works revealed the absence of a lapse rate seasonal pattern in most...
- The relative roles of lateral boundaries, initial conditions, and topography in mesoscale...
Alpert, P.; Krichak, S.O. // Journal of Applied Meteorology; Jul96, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p1091
Explores the contributions of boundary factors on the Alpine Experiment lee cyclogenesis case. Dominance of initial conditions in the first nine to fifteen hours; Nonlinear interaction between lateral boundaries and initial conditions; Deepening of cyclone during the adjustment period.
- Analyses of the precipitation pattern on the Alpine region using different cumulus convection....
Ferretti, Rossella; Paolucci, Tiziana // Journal of Applied Meteorology; Feb2000, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p182
Analyzes the precipitation pattern in the Alpine region using different cumulus convection precipitation. Comparison between explicit computation of cloud water and rain and a nonconvective scheme; Interaction between cumulus convection and resolved precipitation; Link between the reduction of...
- Verification of Precipitation Forecasts over the Alpine Region Using a High-Density Observing Network.
Cherubini, Tiziana; Ghelli, Anna; Lalaurette, Fran�ois // Weather & Forecasting; Apr2002, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p238
The demand for verification of forecasting systems to ascertain their strengths and weaknesses is increasing dramatically as models evolve more rapidly. Precipitation forecasts have always been of great interest to forecasters because they influence daily life. The recent flooding over Europe...
- Some Notable U.S. Mountains.
Cherubini, Tiziana; Ghelli, Anna; Lalaurette, Fran�ois // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2004, p488
Presents information on several notable mountains in the United States. Height and location of peaks such as Gannett Peak, Grand Teton, Cloud, Adams, and Washington.
- Mountains: Antarctica.
Cherubini, Tiziana; Ghelli, Anna; Lalaurette, Fran�ois // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2005, p494
The article presents a list of mountains in Antarctica. Some of them are Tyree at16,864 ft; Epperty at 15,375 ft; Markham at 14,698 ft; Ostenso at 13,720 ft; Donaldson at 13,008 ft and Frankes at 12,172 ft.
- Population study for monitoring the status of rarity of three Aconite species in Garhwal Himalaya.
Nautiyal, B. P.; Prakash, Vinay; Bahuguna, R.; Maithani, U.; Bisht, H.; Nautiyal, M. C. // Tropical Ecology; Winter2002, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p297
Investigates the status of aconites at subalpine and alpine regions in Garhwal Himalaya. List of regions surveyed in the study; Characteristics of the regions; Population analysis of aconites in the region.
- Penstemon Pizzazz.
Kelaidis, Panayoti // Garden Design; Apr2008, Issue 151, p22
The article features penstemon plants, which are easily grown, are fine-textured and blend well with other plants. Most penstemons survive in subzero cold while others even live to Zone 3. On exposure, they are mostly sun lovers from alpine heights, prairies and deserts. They grow well in...
- Some views on plants in polar and alpine regions.
Wielgolaski, F. E.; Karlsen, S. R. // Reviews in Environmental Science & Biotechnology; Mar2007, Vol. 6 Issue 1-3, p33
Many plants growing in polar and alpine regions clearly solve serious problems of life under extreme climatic conditions, as low temperatures, strong winds, unstable soils and in the North partly 24-h of light.
- Application of an alpine geomorphological mapping system to an atlantic mountain environment: The Curavacas Massif (Cantabrian Range, Northwest Spain).
ONDICOL, RAMON PELLITERO // Journal of Maps; 2010, p194
A detailed geomorphological map is presented for the Curavacas Massif whose elevations range from 1,350 to 2,525 m.a.s.l. This map shows the presence and extension of structural, fluvial, glacial, periglacial, and anthropogenic landforms and deposits, as well as mass movements. Unlike most...
- Advances in Predicting Continental Low Stratus with a Regional NWP Model.
Kann, Alexander; Seidl, Harald; Wittmann, Christoph; Haiden, Thomas // Weather & Forecasting; Feb2010, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p290
In the eastern Alpine region, subinversion cloudiness associated with elevated temperature inversions is a frequent phenomenon in autumn and winter, which often persists for several days. Although the prediction of fog and low stratus by numerical weather prediction (NWP) models has improved in...
- Dinner Plain, VIC.
Lang, Jacqui // Woman's Day (Australian Consolidated Press); 7/14/2003, p64
Presents information on Dinner Plain, an alpine village on Great Alpine Road in Victoria. History of the name of Dinner Plain; Activities; Life of teacher Alice Hesse and her family living in Dinner Plain.
- Distribution of Alpine Tundra in the Adirondack Mountains of New York, U.S.A.
Carlson, Bradley Z.; Munroe, Jeffrey S.; Hegman, Bill // Arctic, Antarctic & Alpine Research; Aug2011, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p331
The distribution of alpine tundra in the Adirondack Mountains of New York was investigated through a combination of field mapping and GIS analysis. Alpine tundra vegetation covers 26.3 ha (65 acres). Tundra patches are rare below an elevation of 1350 m although significant differences exist in...
- Local and regional minimum 1D models for earthquake location and data quality assessment in complex tectonic regions: application to Switzerland.
Husen, Stephan; Kissling, Edi; Clinton, John // Swiss Journal of Geosciences; Dec2011, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p455
One-dimensional (1D) velocity models are still widely used for computing earthquake locations at seismological centers or in regions where three-dimensional (3D) velocity models are not available due to the lack of data of sufficiently high quality. The concept of the minimum 1D model with...
- Wunderland goes to Switzerland.
Baltrusch, Erhard // Model Railroader; Dec2009, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p42
The article offers information on the additional Switzerland scenery to the massive display layout in Hamburg,Germany, the Miniatur Wunderland. The layout is composed of more that 900 locomotives, 1,900 turnouts, 2,500 lights and 5 1/2 lines of main line. With the addition of Switzerland in its...
- Falls Creek furore.
Baltrusch, Erhard // Wild: Australia's Wilderness Adventure Magazine; Apr-Jun99, Issue 72, p95
Features the major proposals included in the Falls Creek Resort Planning Framework for ski fields development. Concern of the people on the threat of the development of Mount McKay area to alpine bog communities in the region.
- Variograms of Radar Reflectivity to Describe the Spatial Continuity of Alpine Precipitation.
Germann, Urs; Joss, Jurg // Journal of Applied Meteorology; Jun2001, Vol. 40 Issue 6
Describes the spatial continuity of Alpine precipitation on mesogamma scales using variograms of radar reflectivity. Technique in obtaining variograms of radar reflectivity; Set of typical variograms of Alpine precipitation; Variation of spatial continuity both in time and in space in the...
- Alpine Crossroads or Origin of Genetic Diversity? Comparative Phylogeography of Two Sympatric Microgastropod Species.
Weigand, Alexander M.; Pfenninger, Markus; Jochum, Adrienne; Klussmann-Kolb, Annette // PLoS ONE; May2012, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p1
The Alpine Region, constituting the Alps and the Dinaric Alps, has played a major role in the formation of current patterns of biodiversity either as a contact zone of postglacial expanding lineages or as the origin of genetic diversity. In our study, we tested these hypotheses for two...
- Heidi the Trade Girl.
Pomeranz, Kenneth // World Trade; Jul2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p70
Focuses on the trade and economic history of alpine villages. Factors which led to population growth; Shift from farming to cottage industries; Factors which led to the failure of the cottage industries.
- Disentangling the Forcing Mechanisms of a Heavy Precipitation Event along the Alpine South Side Using Potential Vorticity Inversion.
Schlemmer, Linda; Martius, Olivia; Sprenger, Michael; Schwierz, Cornelia; Twitchett, Arwen // Monthly Weather Review; Jun2010, Vol. 138 Issue 6, p2336
Extreme precipitation events along the Alpine south side (AS) are often forced by upper-level positive potential vorticity (PV) anomalies over western Europe. These so-called PV streamers go along with a dynamical forcing for upward motion, a reduction of the static stability in the troposphere...
- Parameterization-Induced Error Characteristics of MM5 and WRF Operated in Climate Mode over the Alpine Region: An Ensemble-Based Analysis.
Awan, Nauman K.; Truhetz, H.; Gobiet, A. // Journal of Climate; Jun2011, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p3107
This study investigates the role of physical parameterization in regional climate model simulations. The authors also present a comprehensive assessment of errors arising from use of physical parameterization schemes, and their consequent impact on model performance in a region of complex...
- Walk this way.
Awan, Nauman K.; Truhetz, H.; Gobiet, A. // Backpacker; Dec96, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p18
Reports that dry alpine meadows dominated by grasses and sedges are hardly affected by foot traffic that tramples to death forest understory plants according to a study in Wyoming's Wind River Range. Recommendations from the National Outdoor Leadership School.
- Emerging Asia.
O'Meara, Donna // Faces (07491387); Apr2004, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p6
In the high alpine regions of Emerging Asia where it is too cold for even trees to grow, one animal thrives � the domestic yak. Yaks are native to the mountains of Asia. Yaks are used extensively by the mountain people of Kazakhstan, Kyrgysstan Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Yaks...
- A new concept for high resolution temperature analysis over complex terrain.
Bica, B.; Steinacker, R.; Lotteraner, C.; Suklitsch, M. // Theoretical & Applied Climatology; 2007, Vol. 90 Issue 3/4, p173
The analysis of high resolution temperature data over complex topography is often problematic due to the specific influence of orography and thus, requires a special methodology. The new concept of Low Level Temperature (LLT) is defined, and can be obtained when potential temperature...
- Set a Track with Andrew McLean.
Bica, B.; Steinacker, R.; Lotteraner, C.; Suklitsch, M. // Skiing; Oct2007, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p90
The author explains how to effectively travel up a mountain as a skier. He provides tips that will help someone reach the top in the most efficient manner. He tries to express the importance of not over-exerting yourself by making use of the equipment you are carrying and your body. He also...
- Mountains: Asia (Mainland).
Bica, B.; Steinacker, R.; Lotteraner, C.; Suklitsch, M. // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2004, p488
Presents a list of the most notable mountains on the mainland of Asia. Height and location of peaks such as Everest, K2, Lhotse, and Nuptse.
- Alpine ice cores and ground penetrating radar: combined investigations for glaciological and climatic interpretations of a cold Alpine ice body.
EISEN, OLAF; NIXDORF, UWE; KECK, LOTHAR; WAGENBACH, DIETMAR // Tellus: Series B; Nov2003, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p1007
Accurate interpretation of ice cores as climate archives requires detailed knowledge of their past and present geophysical environment. Different techniques facilitate the determination and reconstruction of glaciological settings surrounding the drilling location. During the ALPCLIM1 project,...
- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FOR HEALTH TOURISM IN ALPINE REGIONS.
Schalber, Christof; Zehrer, Anita; Schobersberger, Wolfgang // Journal of Tourism Challenges & Trends; Dec2011, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p13
The paper deals with approaches and challenges within the development of tourism product in health tourism, especially in medical wellness. Three areas of the literature serve as a foundation of this study: product development and competitiveness of destinations, health tourism and its...
- DECLINING ICE THICKNESS ON AN ALPINE LAKE IS GENERATED BY INCREASED WINTER PRECIPITATION.
Caine, Nel // Climatic Change; Sep2002, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p463
Reports a case of declining ice thickness on an alpine lake in the Colorado Front Range during a period of increasing precipitation. Time trends in environmental variables; Correlation between ice thickness and precipitation; Effect of the increased precipitation to groundwater storage.
- Pollen Dispersal and Deposition on the Ice Cap of Volcan Parinacota, Southwestern Bolivia.
Reese, Carl A.; Kam-biu Liu, Carl A.; Mountain, Keith R. // Arctic, Antarctic & Alpine Research; Nov2003, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p469
Pollen, a regular component of tropical ice cores, has been shown to have great potential as a sensitive paleoenvironmental proxy in ice-core research. However, questions remain as to the modem dispersal and depositional patterns of pollen on high-alpine tropical ice caps. This information is...
- Positive and Negative Plant-Plant Interactions in Two Contrasting Arctic-Alpine Plant Communities.
Olofsson, Johan // Arctic, Antarctic & Alpine Research; Nov2004, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p464
Positive interactions in alpine plant communities have been reported to increase in importance with increasing altitude and exposure. Positive and negative interactions between plants might occur simultaneously, so the net plant-plant interaction is determined by the balance between positive and...
- Growth Increment Patterns in the Roots of Two Alpine Forbs Growing in the Center and at the Periphery of a Snowbank.
Dietz, H.; Von Arx, G.; Dietz, S. // Arctic, Antarctic & Alpine Research; Nov2004, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p591
Snowbanks are characteristic for many alpine areas and add considerably to the great variability of growth conditions in high mountain systems. We studied the long-term (5- to 9-yr) growth response of two alpine forbs, Pedicularis recutita and Cirsium spinosissimum, to the environmental...
- 'Dracula in charge of the blood bank.'.
Dietz, H.; Von Arx, G.; Dietz, S. // Wild: Australia's Wilderness Adventure Magazine; Oct-Dec2002, Issue 86, p81
Reports on the release of a discussion paper by the State of Victoria which details its management strategies for Victorian alpine resorts until year 2020. Comments on the contents of the paper; Criticisms on the arrangement by which the Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment...
- Exploring the Main Range, NSW.
Caire, Greg // 4X4 Australia; Mar2010, Issue 314, p148
The article presents a description of the Alpine ranges that stretched along the Great Dividing Range up to Mount Kosciuszko in New South Wales. It is stated that many of the peaks, lakes and forested hillsides of the Snowy Mountains wilderness area are accessible only when on foot. It is...
- Winter Tourism, Climate Change, and Snowmaking in the Swiss Alps: Tourists' Attitudes and Regional Economic Impacts.
P�tz, Marco; Gallati, David; Kytzia, Susanne; Elsasser, Hans; Lardelli, Corina; Teich, Michaela; Waltert, Fabian; Rixen, Christian // Mountain Research & Development; Nov2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p357
Technical snowmaking has become an important measure in winter tourism destinations to deal with decreasing snow reliability, seasonal weather variability, and growing customer demand. This study analyzes tourists' attitudes toward technical snowmaking, their preferences for snow reliability,...
- Generic Regional Development Strategies from Local Stakeholders' Scenarios - an Alpine Village Experience.
Loibl, Wolfgang; Walz, Ariane // Ecology & Society; 2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, Special section p1
The article discusses the participatory elaboration of strategies for sustainable regional development in an Alpine tourist region in Austria to cope with global change effects evolving locally, considering climate change, economic change as well as (local) societal change. Local stakeholders in...
- Merano, ITALY.
Loibl, Wolfgang; Walz, Ariane // Premier Spas; Winter/Spring2006, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p34
The article presents information on Merano, a town in Italy. The countryside environment in Italy offers palm trees and vineyards along with the Alpine region. It is famous for its mountain lakes, little villages and spa resorts. Merano is commonly known for its spa resorts. A variety of...
- Not the Neolithization of the Alpine region.
Lewthwaite, James // Antiquity; Dec91, Vol. 65 Issue 249, p995
Reviews the book 'The Neolithization of the Alpine Region,' edited by Paolo Biagi.