Abstracts Accepted for the World Biodiversity Forum

Submit Abstract to the World Biodiversity Forum in Davos Switzerland, Feb 22-28, 2020.  Abstracts are due November 10, 2019.  Session 101S “Understanding cultural, ecosystem and environmental diversity across the world's mountains to develop pathways towards a betterfuture for mountain systems”, Session Convenors: Robert Marchant, University of York, Ricardo Grau, University of Tukuman, Julia Klein, Colorado State University, [...]

By |2019-10-02T19:56:25-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Dieback on Drought-prone Forest Ecosystems

The open access journal Forests(SCI IF 2.116,17/67 in ‘Forestry’, Scorpus 20/139 in 'Forestry') (ISSN 1999-4907) is currently running a special issue entitled "Dieback on Drought-prone Forest Ecosystems". As we are acting as guest editors for this issue, we kindly invite you to consider submitting your full paper to this special issue. Special Issue Website: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/forests/special_issues/Dieback_Drought Submission Deadline: 25 October [...]

By |2019-09-25T11:21:13-07:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

MRI Mountain Governance Survey

We would like to invite you to participate in a short online survey on governance in mountain environments. We are interested in gaining understanding of the major challenges for governance, and what is being done to foster sustainability in the world’s mountains. We are particularly interested in gaining insights from in-depth case studies that have paid attention to governance as [...]

By |2019-03-27T11:29:45-07:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Call for Papers of Special Issue on “Mountain landscapes: protected areas, ecosystem services and future challenges”

Background A significant proportion of the global population depends on crucial goods and services provided by mountain and boreal regions, including fresh water (for domestic use, irrigation and hydropower), raw materials, and recreation. However, mountain regions all over the world are facing multiple challenges due to environmental and socio-economic changes with related impacts on human [...]

By |2019-03-22T07:57:49-07:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate – Registration

Register by Jan 4 to submit comments on the IPCC Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere: https://www.ipcc.ch/apps/comments/srocc/sod/register.php Relevant chapters for mountain cryosphere in a changing climate (glaciers, permafrost, snow) include Chapter 2 (High Mountain Areas) and to some extent also Chapter 3 (Polar Regions) and Chapter 6 (Extremes, Abrupt Changes, and Managing Risks), in which [...]

By |2018-11-30T13:54:51-07:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |