New Publications April 2022
article written by MRI
01.05.22 | 01:05

Welcome to our April 2022 round-up of new publications! This list contains articles relevant to mountain research that you won’t want to miss this month.

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Please note: The publications listed below may not necessarily have been published this month, but rather have come to our attention at this time.


23 – 29 April 2022

A data-driven methodological routine to identify key indicators for social-ecological system archetype mapping

[REPORT] A Scientific Assessment of the Third Pole Environment

An environmental management experience to control wildfires in the mid-mountain mediterranean area: Shrub clearing to generate mosaic landscapes

Ancient trees and modern wildfires: Declining resilience to wildfire in the highly fire-adapted giant sequoia

Black carbon dominated dust in recent radiative forcing on Rocky Mountain snowpacks

Characteristics of surge-type tributary glaciers, Karakoram

Conserving agrobiodiversity for sustainable food systems in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Coverage of In Situ Climatological Observations in the World’s Mountains

Determination of altitudes of the three main Ecuadorian summits through GNSS positioning

Diversity, Distribution, and Classification of Chasmophytic Vegetation in the Central Asian Biodiversity Hotspot: Alpine Belt of the Eastern Pamir-Alai and Western Tian Shan Mountains

[REPORT] Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR2022): Our World at Risk: Transforming Governance for a Resilient Future

Identifying climate refugia for high-elevation Alpine birds under current climate warming predictions

Mountain sports tourism as an ecosystem market

[e-BOOK] Regalos Glaciares – Glacier Gifts: A creative adventure in writing 

Regionalization of climate teleconnections across Central Asian mountains improves the predictability of seasonal precipitation

Relational Values of Cultural Ecosystem Services in an Urban Conservation Area: The Case of Table Mountain National Park, South Africa

[REPORT] PERMOS Swiss Permafrost Bulletin 2021

The invisible thread: women as tradition keepers and change agents in Spanish pastoral social-ecological systems

Unraveling the distribution patterns of near-surface temperature lapse rates in the Northwestern Kunlun Mountains

Winter conditions structure extratropical patterns of species richness of amphibians, birds and mammals globally


16 – 22 April 2022

A century of groundwater accumulation in Pakistan and northwest India

Agriculture and climate change are reshaping insect biodiversity worldwide

Declining vulnerability but rising impacts: the trends of climatic disasters in Nepal

Dispersal and habitat dynamics shape the genetic structure of the Northern chamois in the Alps

Emergent landscapes of renewable energy storage: Considering just transitions in the Western United States

Gold, friction and resistance in a globalised land system: the case of Tanzania

Historical landscape matters for threatened species in French mountain forests

Hybrid renewable energy systems for a remote community in a high mountain plateau

Influence of social capital on the livelihood strategies of farmers under China’s rural revitalization strategy in poor mountain areas: A case study of the Liangshan Yi autonomous prefecture

Land–atmosphere interactions in sub-polar and alpine climates in the CORDEX Flagship Pilot Study Land Use and Climate Across Scales (LUCAS) models – Part 2: The role of changing vegetation

Protected areas as a double edge sword: An analysis of factors driving urbanisation in their surroundings

Protected areas have a mixed impact on waterbirds, but management helps

Topographic controls on ice flow and recession for Juneau Icefield (Alaska/British Columbia)


9 – 15 April 2022

Dwindling status of a community managed forest in the Dhauladhar mountain range of western Himalaya “VSI: Mountainous Regions”

Effect of Traditional Grazing on Abundance of Small Mammals and Activity Patterns of Mountain Vizcacha in the High Central Semi-Arid Andes

[Book chapter] Elevation Gradients in Oregon Mountain Ranges

Evaluation and multi-model projection of seasonal precipitation extremes over Central Asia based on CMIP6 simulations

Hydro-Geomorphic Metrics for High Resolution Fluvial Landscape Analysis

Ice Dynamics and Morphological Changes During Proglacial Lake Development at Exploradores Glacier, Patagonia

Impact of climate changes on vegetation and human societies during the Holocene in the South Caucasus (Vanevan, Armenia): A multiproxy approach including pollen, NPPs and brGDGTs

Mount Everest’s photogenic weather during the post-monsoon

Palaeoglaciation in the Low Latitude, Low Elevation Tropical Andes, Northern Peru

Propagating information from snow observations with CrocO ensemble data assimilation system: a 10-years case study over a snow depth observation network

Smart Initiatives in a Suburban Community: An Example From the Holy Cross Mountains in Poland

Synthesis of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection in South America: amphibian species under risk and areas to focus research and disease mitigation

The Development of Rural Residents’ Sense of Place in an Ecological Restoration Area: A Case Study From Huajiang Gorge, China

The benefits of mountain woodland restoration

The subalpine and alpine vegetation of the Georgian Caucasus – a first ethnobotanical and phytosociological synopsis

Transforming fire governance in British Columbia, Canada: an emerging vision for coexisting with fire


2-8 April 2022

Benchmarking algorithm changes to the Snow CCI+ snow water equivalent product

Black carbon in the Southern Andean snowpack

Climate change increases risk of extreme rainfall following wildfire in the western United States

Comparative review of data-driven landslide susceptibility models: case study in the Eastern Andes mountain range of Colombia

Elevational and local climate variability predicts thermal breadth of mountain tropical tadpoles

Fire and Ice: The impact of wildfire-affected albedo and irradiance on glacier melt

Forest fire susceptibility prediction using machine learning models with resampling algorithms, Northern Part of Eastern Ghat Mountain Range (India)

Forest regrowth in Tierra del Fuego, southern Patagonia: landscape drivers and effects on forest structure, soil, and understory attributes

Glacier shrinkage will accelerate downstream decomposition of organic matter and alters microbiome structure and function

Identifying the Factors behind Climate Diversification and Refugial Capacity in Mountain Landscapes: The Key Role of Forests

Large landslides cluster at the margin of a deglaciated mountain belt

Satellite data reveal differential responses of Swiss forests to unprecedented 2018 drought

Sea ice loss of the Barents-Kara Sea enhances the winter warming over the Tibetan Plateau

Soils of Mountain Floodplains of the Upper Kerulen Basin (Mongolia)

Technical note: Using long short-term memory models to fill data gaps in hydrological monitoring networks

The hydrological impacts of restoration: A modelling study of alien tree clearing in four mountain catchments in South Africa

The value of satellite soil moisture and snow cover data for the transfer of hydrological model parameters to ungauged sites

Thinning the thickets: Foraging of hardy cattle, sheep and goats in green alder shrubs

Towards sustainable management of forest residues in the southern Apennine Mediterranean mountain forests: a scenario-based approach

Viral diversity is linked to bacterial community composition in alpine stream biofilms

Whole System Data Integration for Condition Assessments of Climate Change Impacts: An Example in High-Mountain Ecosystems in Rila (Bulgaria)


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