Get Published

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 Frontiers Research Topic's focus is open to NBS in relation to climate hazards and perils, including wildfires, floods, erosion, and drought, and may include different environments such as forests and terrestrial ecosystems, urban areas, freshwater habitats, and coastal zones, including small island states.

Submission deadline is 10 March 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.

Land Degradation & Development is an international journal which seeks to promote rational study of the recognition, monitoring, control, and rehabilitation of degradation in terrestrial environments.

Deadline to submit papers is 29 January 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 Frontiers Research Topic will identify and substantiate knowledge gaps from the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, highlight recent scientific research findings or practices that address these gaps, and suggest areas where future research is urgently needed. MRI Executive Director Carolina Adler is among the Topic Editors. 

Abstract submission deadline is 30 January 2021.

This Frontiers Research Topic 'Water-Related Natural Disasters in Mountainous Areas' aims to collect the latest research progress and achievements on water-related natural disasters (WRNDs) in mountainous areas. 

Deadline to submit is 29 January 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, 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 15 February 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.

This Special Issue invites contributions addressing all aspects of cold regions meteorology and the cryosphere interacting with the past, present, and future climate system from both modeling and observations.

Deadline for manuscript submissions 5 February 2021.

This Special Issue of the journal Sustainability is guest edited by MRI Chair Jörg Balsiger and MRI Executive Director Carolina Adler, and invites contributions that address transboundary sustainable mountain governance.

The deadline for manuscript submissions is 31 January 2021.

Newsletter subscription