New Publications January 2024
article written by MRI
01.02.24 | 05:02

Welcome to our January 2024 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.

1 – 31 January 2024

A random forest approach to quality-checking automatic snow-depth sensor measurementsA random forest approach to quality-checking automatic snow-depth sensor measurements

An exploratory study of stakeholder views on the sustainable development of mountain tourism

Applying assessments of adaptive capacity to inform natural-resource management in a changing climate

Atmospheric black carbon in a key location of the Chilean Central Andes: Identifying patterns, sources, and potential impacts

Can traditional management practices help mountain livestock farms in the Spanish Pyrenees cope with climate change?

Climate change is threatening mountain grasslands and their cultural ecosystem services

Community-Based Institutions Shape Cheese Co-Production in a French Alpine Valley

Connecting research and practice to enhance the evolutionary potential of species under climate change

Differentiated socio-ecological system approach for vulnerability and adaptation assessment in the Central Himalaya

Elevation and temperature are strong predictors of long-term carbon accumulation across tropical Andean mountain peatlands

Elevational range sizes of woody plants increase with climate variability in the Tropical Andes

Geographic and taxonomic variation in adaptive capacity among mountain-dwelling small mammals: implications for conservation status and actions.

How much we know about precipitation climatology over Tianshan Mountains––the Central Asian water tower

Humid and cold forest connections in South America between the eastern Andes and the southern Atlantic coast during the LGM

Idiosyncratic patterns of local species richness and turnover define global biodiversity hotspots

Impacts of different boundary layer parameterization schemes on simulation of meteorology over Himalaya

Linking evolutionary potential to extinction risk: applications and future directions

Linking the future likelihood of large fires to occur on mountain slopes with fuel connectivity and topography

Long-Term Variability and Trends in Snow Depth and Cover Days Throughout Iranian Mountain Ranges

Many mountain paths: Perceiving change in the management of community forests in the Hindu Kush Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India

Non-material contributions of nature expressed by former tourists of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

[Book chapter] “On the supposed marginality of mountain areas”

Optimising the distribution system of existing scarce water supply in a mountain indigenous community

Picturing finitude: Photography of mountain glaciers as a multiple practice of dealing with environmental loss

Rapid groundwater decline and some cases of recovery in aquifers globally

Recent Tangible Natural Variability of Monsoonal Orographic Rainfall in the Eastern Himalayas

Restoring Mountain Ecosystems: Challenges, case studies and recommendations for implementing the UN Decade Principles for Mountain Ecosystem Restoration.

Scenarios in IPCC assessments: lessons from AR6 and opportunities for AR7

Six Consecutive Seasons of High-Resolution Mountain Snow Depth Maps From Satellite Stereo Imagery

Spatio-temporal variability in the strength, directionality, and relative importance of climate on occupancy and population densities in a philopatric mammal, the American pika (Ochotona princeps).

Social dimensions of adaptation to climate change in rangelands: a systematic literature review

The ecological and geographic dynamics of extinction: Niche modeling and ecological marginalization

[Book chapter] The role of culture in climate change adaptation: Insights from two mountain regions in Kenya

Transnational conservation to anticipate future plant shifts in Europe

Understanding local adaptation to prepare populations for climate change

[Report] Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in High Mountain Areas of the Andean Region: Regional Synthesis

Cover image by Vince Veras