Welcome to our September 2021 round-up of new publications! This list, updated each week, 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.

25 September - 1 October 2021

A hydrography upscaling method for scale-invariant parametrization of distributed hydrological models

Alpine glacier reveals ecosystem impacts of Europe’s prosperity and peril over the last millennium

Assessment of Central Asian heat extremes by statistical downscaling: validation and future projection for 2015‒2100

Big Cats in the Big City: Spatial Ecology of Mountain Lions in Greater Los Angeles

Biodiversity and ecosystem services mapping: Can it reconcile urban and protected area planning?

Calibrated ensemble forecasts of the height of new snow using quantile regression forests and ensemble model output statistics

Collaborative management of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam increases economic  benefits and resilience

Environmental changes since last deglaciation recorded in loess at different altitude in Tianshan Mountains, Xinjiang

High resolution ancient sedimentary DNA shows that alpine plant biodiversity is a result of human land use

Increasing the spatial and temporal impact of ecological research: A roadmap for integrating a novel terrestrial process into an Earth system model

Local-scale variability of seasonal mean and extreme values of in situ snow depth and snowfall measurements

Mapping seasonal glacier melt across the Hindu Kush Himalaya with time series synthetic aperture radar (SAR)

Plant trait filtering is stronger in the herb layer than in the tree layer in Greek mountain forests                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Projecting climate change in South America using variable-resolution Community Earth System Model: An application to Chile

Resilience of the pastoral component of Moroccan small ruminant systems in mountain areas

Surface composition of debris-covered glaciers across the Himalaya using linear spectral unmixing of Landsat 8 OLI imagery

The opportunity cost of delaying climate action: Peatland restoration and resilience to climate change

[Report] The Alpine Club of Canada - State of the Mountains Report 2021

The urban gardens in South Tyrol (IT): spatial distribution and some considerations about their role on mitigating the effects of ageing and urbanization

Toward usable predictive climate information at decadal timescales

Women participation in formal decision-making: Empirical evidence from participatory forest management in Ethiopia

18-24 September 2021

[Report] Climate Indicators and Sustainable Development: Demonstrating the Interconnections (WMO-No. 1271)

Community views on water demands under a changing climate: The case of River Mpanga Water Catchment, Western Uganda

Development of river morphologic stability index (RMSI) to assess mountain river systems

Local Perceptions of Climate Change and Adaptation Responses from Two Mountain Regions in Tanzania

Modeling phenological reaction norms over an elevational gradient reveals contrasting strategies of Dusky Flycatchers and Mountain Chickadees in response to early-season temperatures

Mountain streams flushing litter to the sea – Andean rivers as conduits for plastic pollution

Research on the Setting of Australian Mountain Fire Emergency Center Based on K-Means Algorithm

Soil Erodibility in European Mountain Beech Forests

Terrestrial ecosystems buffer inputs through storage and recycling of elements

11-17 September 2021

Calibrated ensemble forecasts of the height of new snow using quantile regression forests and ensemble model output statistics

Estimating surface mass balance patterns from unoccupied aerial vehicle measurements in the ablation area of the Morteratsch–Pers glacier complex (Switzerland)

Key plant species to restore plant-hummingbird pollinator communities in the southern Andes of Ecuador

Matches, mismatches and priorities of pathways from a climate-resilient development perspective in the mountains of Nepal

Spatiotemporal differences in climate change impacts on vegetation cover in China from 1982 to 2015

South-Siberian mountain mires: Perspectives on a potentially vulnerable remote source of biodiversity

The tempo of greening in the European Alps: Spatial variations on a common theme

Threat patterns and conservation status of endemic vascular flora in Argentina: a quantitative perspective

Traditional medicinal knowledge and practices among the tribal communities of Thakht-e-Sulaiman Hills, Pakistan

4-10 September 2021

A palaeovegetation and diatom record of tropical montane forest fire, vegetation and hydroseral changes on Mount Kenya from 27,000–16,500 cal yr BP

Biodiversity and ecosystem services mapping: Can it reconcile urban and protected area planning?

Ecosystem service coproduction across the zones of biosphere reserves in Europe

Elevation-dependent trends in extreme snowfall in the French Alps from 1959 to 2019

Evaluation of snow extent time series derived from Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer global area coverage data (1982–2018) in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

[Editorial] Geohazards and Risks in High Mountain Regions

From narratives to numbers: Spatial downscaling and quantification of future water, food & energy security requirements in the Indus basin

Land use change dynamics in Euro-mediterranean mountain regions: Driving forces and consequences for the landscape

Leveraging historical spy satellite photographs and recent remote sensing data to identify high conservation value forests

Mountain research in UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme: The first five decades

[Book chapter] Roads for Water in Mountain Areas

Seeing through the clouds – Mapping desert fog oasis ecosystems using 20 years of MODIS imagery over Peru and Chile

The impacts of the hydraulic retention effect and typhoon disturbance on the carbon flux in shallow subtropical mountain lakes

28 August - 3 September 2021

Adaptation to climate change induced water stress in major glacierized mountain regions

An inventory of Alpine drought impact reports to explore past droughts in a mountain region

Climate Adaptation Strategies and Associated Governance Structures in Mountain Areas. The Case of the Alpine Regions

Contributions of non-timber forest products to people in mountain ecosystems and impacts of recent climate change

[Book Chapter] Bridging Tactics and Strategies for Mobility in Mountain Areas

Controls of outbursts of moraine-dammed lakes in the greater Himalayan region

Crisis-induced disruptions in place-based social-ecological research ‐ an opportunity for redirection

Explaining changes in perceived wildfire risk related to the mountain pine beetle outbreak in north-central Colorado

Fjord network in Namibia: A snapshot into the dynamics of the late Paleozoic glaciation

Low winter precipitation, but not warm autumns and springs, threatens mountain butterflies in middle-high mountains

Luminescence Dating of Relics in Ancient Cities Provides Absolute Dates for Understanding Human-Land Relationships in Qinghai Lake Basin, Northeastern Tibetan Plateau

Mapping dominant leaf type based on combined Sentinel-1/-2 data – Challenges for mountainous countries

Northeastern mountain ponds as sentinels of change: current and emerging research and monitoring in the context of shifting chemistry and climate interactions

Progress in Grassland Cover Conservation in Southern European Mountains by 2020: A Transboundary Assessment in the Iberian Peninsula with Satellite Observations (2002–2019)

The analysis of grassland carrying capacity and its impact factors in typical mountain areas in Central Asia—A case of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Transformation of coffee-growing landscapes across Latin America. A review

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