New Publications November 2023
article written by MRI
01.12.23 | 12:12

Welcome to our November 2023 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 – 30 November 2023

A gradual increase of aerosol pollution in the Third Pole during the past four decades: Implication for regional climate change

Accelerating evidence-informed decision-making in conservation implementing agencies through effective monitoring, evaluation, and learning

Africa’s First Alpine and Transboundary Long-Term Socioecological Research Platform

Alien Mammals in the Ecosystems of the Central Part of the North Caucasus

Analysing the Transformation of Sports Practices in Less-Developed Mountains Based on Huts Attendance Data. Application to the Valais Alps

[Book] Climate Change on Mountains: Reviving Humboldt’s Approach to Science

Community forest governance and synergies among carbon, biodiversity and livelihoods

Development of a drone-based ground-penetrating radar system for efficient and safe 3D and 4D surveying of alpine glaciers

[Book] European Glacial Landscapes

Exploring Alternative Futures in the Anthropocene

High-Density Integrated GNSS and Hydrologic Monitoring Network for Short-Scale Hydrogeodesy in High Mountain Watersheds

Hotspot and conservation gap analysis of endemic vascular plants in the Altai Mountain Country based on a new global conservation assessment

Impactos culturales de la desaparición de los glaciares de Aneto y Maladeta (Cultural impacts from the disappearance of the Aneto and Maladeta glaciers) – in Spanish

Levers for transformative nature-based adaptation initiatives in the Alps

Mapping high-altitude peatlands to inform a landscape conservation strategy in the Andes of northern Peru

Mapping Industrial Influences on Earth’s Ecology

Mountain agropastoralism: traditional practices, institutions and pressures in the Indian Trans-Himalaya of Ladakh

Mountains of inequality: encountering the politics of climate adaptation across the Himalaya

[Report] On the future of mountain areas: Mountain areas Rural development – Reflections on regional and mountain area development (BAB Report 006, in German).

Quantifying patch size distributions of forest disturbances in protected areas across the European Alps

Red panda tourism gives hope in the mid-mountain range of the Eastern Himalaya, yet inappropriate practices may lead to failure

Risk assessment of mountain tourism on the Western Sichuan Plateau, China

Shifted sediment-transport regimes by climate change and amplified hydrological variability in cryosphere-fed rivers

[Book chapter] Snow leopard conservation in Bhutan

[Report] State of the Cryosphere 2023

[Report] The Alpine Club of Canada – The State of the Mountains Report

[Report] The Canadian Mountain Assessment

The Greater Midlands—a mid-elevation centre of floristic endemism in summer-rainfall eastern South Africa

[Book chapter] The Mountain Regions of the United Arab Emirates: An Ecosystem Perspective

Tourism diversification paths in ski mid-mountain territories: any transformations?

[Report] World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS) Global Glacier Change Bulletin No. 5

[Report] What can communities teach us? Indigenous and local knowledge for mountain conservation

Cover image by Rycardo Rycardo