The investigations provided the possibility to obtain a considerably better knowledge of the water balance of river basins and the water exchange between rivers and aquifers. The hydrological role of seasonal glaciation under the conditions of cold climate and permafrost has been studied and a methodological base for field studies of the specific phenomena and processes developed.
- Received August 10, 1990.
- Revision received May 23, 1991.
- Accepted June 12, 1991.
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