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Reports on the northeastern part of the Qinghai-Xizang (Tibet) plateau

by Sino-W. German Scientific Expedition

Ed.: Jürgen Hövermann; Wang Wenying

1988. VI, 510 pages, figures and plates, 19x27cm, 1250 g
Language: English

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Members of the Sino-W. German Joint Expedition Team i
Preface
Jürgen Hövermann and Wang Wenying iii
General Situation
Preparatory Procedure, Course of Expedition and Major Results
J. Hövermann and Wang Wenying 1
Existing Glaciers and Their Variations in the
Northeastern Part of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Surveying of Glacier Variations in the Northeastern Part of the
Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Wang Wenying 22
The Characteristics of Accumulation and Ablation of Halong Glacier in
the Anyemaqen Mountains
Jiao Keqin 38
Flat-topped Glaciers in the Qilian Mountains
Sun Zuozhe 46
Application of Aerial Photo Interpretation to Investigating Water Resources
of Ice-Snow in the Qilian Mountains
Wang Wenying 77
Application of Isotope Tritium in the Study of Ice-Snow Meltwater,
Surface Water and Ground Water Resources in the Lenglongling Mountain
District of the Qilian Mountains
Wu Xiaoling 94
Climatic Geomorphology and Natura! Landscape in the
Northeastern Part of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Morphogenetic Regions in Northeast Xizang (Tibet)
J. Hövermann 112
Climatic Geomorphology of the Northeastern Part of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Wang Jintai 140
Glacial, Nival and Periglacial Environments in Northeastern
Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
M. Kuhle 176
Debris Flow Hazards in Mountainous Areas of the Northeastern Part of
Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Li Lie 245
The Problem of a Pleistocene Inland Glaciation of the Northeastern Qinghai-
Xizang Plateau
M. Kuhle 250
Permafrost in the Northeastern Part of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
The Distribution of Permafrost in the Qilian Mountains
Cheng Guodong 316
Frozen Ground and Periglaciai Features in the Southeastern Part of
Qinghai Province
Wang Shaoling 343
The Relationship Between the Distribution of Permafrost and Vegetation in the
Anyemaqen Mountain Region
Luo Xiangrui 367
Climatology in the Mountains
Recent Investigations on the Climatogenetic Role of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau:
Now and during the Late Cenozoic
H. Flohn 387
Weather During the Expedition
H. Dronia 117
Temperature Variation and Maximum Zone of Weathering
H. Dronia 427
Vegetation in the Northeastern Part of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Vegetation of the Periglacial Zone in the Northeastern Part of the
Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Hueng Rongfu 438
Palynological Studies on a Peat Layer in Kakitu Mountain;
Northeastern Qinghai-Xizang Plateau
Hans-Jürgen Beug 496
Appendix: List of Plants Collected in the Region of Expedition 502