(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1989)

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Relations between topography, microclimates and vegetation on the Kalmari-Saarijärvi esker chain, Central Finland

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The principal aim was to acquire more specific information on the effects of surficial landforms on the microclimate of an esker area and the effects of this microclimate on the esker vegetation in this part of Central Finland. Attention was also paid to the significance of the vegetation in regulating the microclimate. The majority of the fieldwork, surveying and measurements were carried out in summer 1986. The esker chain was divided into five parts, each with characteristic surficial features, so that research was concentrated on the features specific to each


Article of periodic

published at : Fennia / ISSN 0015-0010

Editor : Societas Geographica Fenniae, Helsinki - FINLANDE (1889- 2009)

Millesime : 1989, vol. 167, no2 [pp. 87-150]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.



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