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This Special Issue of the journal Forests calls for contributions improving our understanding of the drivers and processes of treeline dynamics under the conditions of climate change and land use change, focusing on treeline ecotone spatial patterns, relevant site factors (thermal, hydrological, edaphic), seedling establishment and recruitment, and demography and population ecology. 

Deadline for manuscript submission is 20 September 2021.

This Focus Issue of the journal Mountain Research and Development (MRD) seeks trans- and interdisciplinary contributions that help understand the links between hazards, vulnerabilities, disaster management, and diverse dimensions of development, adaptation, and global change. Insights into integrative approaches to improving disaster management across the entire cycle from prevention to recovery are also highly welcome. 

Full paper submission deadline is 1 September 2021. 

There is increasing recognition of the far-reaching and potentially transboundary significance of lakes across High Mountain Asia. However, a cohesive and coordinated body of literature covering the range of disciplines engaged in monitoring and modelling of related changes is lacking. This Frontiers Research Topic seeks to address this gap.

Abstract submission deadline is 30 June 2021.

This Special Issue of the Journal of Mountain Science (JMS) welcomes contributions that explore the diverse dimensions of disaster risk reduction in mountain regions undertaken by diverse stakeholders.

Submission deadline is 15 September 2021. 

This Special Issue of the journal Remote Sensing welcomes state-of-the-art research in remote sensing technology and applications of cold region ecosystems.

Submission deadline is 31 January 2022. 

This Special Issue of the journal Plant Ecology & Diversity welcomes observational, experimental and theoretical studies on the ecology and evolution of plants in extreme environments.

Submission deadline is 30 September 2021. 

A Special Issue of the journal Ecography has issued an open call for papers on ecosystem restoration. Its goal is to cover a broad range of issues, from rewilding to restoration in urban and farmland contexts, and from spatial prioritization to socio-ecological and socio-economic perspectives. 

Submission deadline is 1 April 2021.

This Sustainability Special Issue on Sustainable Development in Mountain Areas aims to gather relevant studies about the use and valorization of mountain resources in order to foster the sustainable development of these areas, both in developed and developing countries.

Deadline for manuscript submissions is 31 August 2021.

This Special Issue of the journal Land  probes the ability of transdisciplinary research in land systems science to achieve equitable problem solving in complex multi-stakeholder, multi- and cross-scale, as well as tele-coupled contexts.

Deadline for manuscript submission is 1 September 2021.

This Special Issue of the journal Insects will broadly address studies on insects in mountain ecosystems across all relevant disciplines, and, in this context, submissions in the form of reviews and original basic or applied research are welcome.

Manuscript submission deadline is 31 December 2021.

Manuscripts from the mountain research community are welcomed for a Special Issue of the open-access journal Climate on 'Climate System Uncertainty and Biodiversity Conservation.'  The editors encourage submissions on the science of climatic uncertainty and conservation solutions in mountain systems.

Deadline to submit is 30 April 2021.

We encourage the MRI community to contribute a mountains perspective to this Special Issue of the journal Current Research in Environmental Sustainability, which aims to showcase the concepts and practice of knowledge co-production while increasing peer-reviewed evidence. Focus is on documenting methodological advances. 

Submission deadline 31 May 2021.

This 'Transformations' Collection of Global Sustainability aims to bring together theoretical and practical knowledge from systematic research in transformations towards sustainability.

Deadline to submit is 31 March 2021.

A newly opened special collection, entitled 'Modeling in Glaciology', aims to bring together new research showcasing modeling as a powerful and versatile tool for addressing diverse problems in glaciology.

Deadline to submit is 1 September 2021.

With this focus issue, Mountain Research and Development (MRD) aims to contribute to a better understanding of pastoralism and rangelands in mountains, the factors affecting pastoral social–ecological systems, responses from society, and how innovative solutions can effectively help respond to environmental, socioeconomic, and political changes.

This call invites empirical and conceptual papers, both case studies and syntheses, on a wide range of subjects and scales related to pastoralism and rangelands in mountains and high-elevation landscapes. Full papers should be submitted by 19 March 2021.

This Special Issue seeks contributions reflecting alternative data sources and methods for observing water resources.

Deadline for manuscript submissions 31 May 2021.

This Special Issue invites papers demonstrating an innovative application of remote sensing in mapping and monitoring species diversity using a suite of remote sensing techniques, including optical and active domain applied in various vegetation types and biomes.

Submission deadline is 30 September 2021.

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