Reflections of Mountain Sentinels at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2017

By Dr. Jessica Thorn The biannual Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) was hosted by the United National International Strategy for Disaster Reduction in Cancun, Mexico from 22-26 May 2017. As a Mountain Sentinels postdoctoral research fellow, I was fortunate to attend the meeting to understand policy action priorities, build partnerships, and identify gaps [...]

By | 2017-07-21T15:05:55+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Conferences and Events, Home Page Featured, Mountain Sentinels Blog|

Workshop on Participatory Modeling of Social-Ecological Systems Begins!

Our workshop on “Participatory Modeling of Mountain Social-Ecological Systems” at the Rock Springs Resort, Bend, Oregon has begun! The workshop is led by Anne Nolin, Jessica Thorn, Julia Klein, Robin Reid, & Catherine Tucker. The broader objectives this workshop are to explore and evaluate transdisciplinary modeling frameworks for mountains, to identify relevant questions and scenarios [...]

By | 2017-05-04T13:29:15+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Home Page Featured, Mountain Sentinels Blog, Workshops|

Join Mountain Sentinels at Mountains 2016 in Portugal!

Mountains 2016 is an international event aiming to promote sustainable development in mountains, based on science, knowledge, and innovation. Mountains 2016 will combine two different events: the X European Mountain Convention and the I International Conference on Research for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions. By bringing together the European mountain community and a broader international community of [...]

By | 2017-01-10T07:07:47+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Home Page Featured, Workshops|