Mountains: A very short introduction

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Abstract

Looks at both the regional and global effects of mountains on climate and ecosystems. Considers the value of mountains to humanity, as centres of biological and cultural diversity, religious sanctuaries, sources of food, timber, and medicines, and major centres for tourism. Discusses the impact of climate change on mountains, and considers how this affects the people who rely on mountains for their livelihood or culture. Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide
Original languageEnglish
TypeBook
Media of outputprint
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages134
Place of PublicationOxford
ISBN (Print)978-0-19-969588-1
ISBN (Electronic)9780191782466
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

Namevery short introductions
Publisheroxford university press
No.444

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