Accession Number : AD0672503

Title :   ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH IN THE SAMIR VALLEY OF THE HINDU KUSH, AFGHANISTAN.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. Dec 65-May 68,

Corporate Author : NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE UNIV (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : James,A.

Report Date : JUN 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 193

Abstract : The report presents the results of an expedition to make meteorological and hydrological observations on a tropical glacier. Ancillary studies were made of other environmental features and were to be combined with an examination of the plant, animal and human communities to give an integrated picture of the region. The report covers the Glaciology, Meteorology, Hydrology, Geomorphology, Limnology, Botany, Dental Anthropology, and Land Use. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GLACIERS, AFGHANISTAN), METEOROLOGY, HYDROLOGY, SEDIMENTATION, ECOLOGY, PLANTS(BOTANY), WEATHER, ANTHROPOLOGY, TEETH, DISEASES, AGRICULTURE, MEDICAL RESEARCH, FOOD

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Anatomy and Physiology
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE