Mountain Research and Development Journal

Farmers’ Perceptions of and Adaptations to Water Scarcity in Colombian and Venezuelan Páramos in the Context of Climate Change

By David Leroy

Perceptions of water scarcity in a climate change context are critical determinants of farmers' behavior, especially collective adaptation.

Worldwide Assessment of National Glacier Monitoring and Future Perspectives

By Isabelle Gärtner-Roer et al

This assessment of national glacier monitoring identifies gaps to guide countries in improving their monitoring schemes. The three pilot cases of Kyrgyzstan, Bolivia, and Switzerland are presented in detailed...

Participatory Planning Under Scenarios of Glacier Retreat and Tourism Growth in Southeast Iceland

By Johannes Welling et al

Participatory scenario planning can be a valuable tool to support recreational land use planning in glacial landscapes, and to improve anticipatory adaptation to potentially undesirable future changes.

New books on mountains out for review

MRD regularly invites experts to review books on mountain-relevant topics. We have just sent several new books out for review. See the whole list by clicking here – and watch out for the upcoming reviews!

Mountain Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

VOL 40 | NO 2

Mountain biodiversity provides billions of people with vital ecosystem services and sources of livelihoods. MRD is looking for papers that...

The Role of Culture in Transformation Towards Sustainable Development in Mountains

VOL 39 | NO 4

Mountain communities are undergoing rapid sociocultural change, caused by drivers like outmigration, urbanization, and ...

MRD’s impact factor is consistently growing

According to Clarivate Analytics’ InCites Journal Citation Reports®, MRD’s 2-year impact factor has reached yet another all-time high at 1.388 (5-year: 1.701). We thank authors and reviewers for their...

Farmers’ Perceptions of and Adaptations to Water Scarcity in Colombian and Venezuelan Páramos in the Context of Climate Change

By David Leroy

Perceptions of water scarcity in a climate change context are critical determinants of farmers' behavior, especially collective adaptation.

Worldwide Assessment of National Glacier Monitoring and Future Perspectives

By Isabelle Gärtner-Roer et al

This assessment of national glacier monitoring identifies gaps to guide countries in improving their monitoring schemes. The three pilot cases of Kyrgyzstan, Bolivia, and Switzerland are presented in detailed...

Participatory Planning Under Scenarios of Glacier Retreat and Tourism Growth in Southeast Iceland

By Johannes Welling et al

Participatory scenario planning can be a valuable tool to support recreational land use planning in glacial landscapes, and to improve anticipatory adaptation to potentially undesirable future changes.

New books on mountains out for review

MRD regularly invites experts to review books on mountain-relevant topics. We have just sent several new books out for review. See the whole list by clicking here – and watch out for the upcoming reviews!

Mountain Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

VOL 40 | NO 2

Mountain biodiversity provides billions of people with vital ecosystem services and sources of livelihoods. MRD is looking for papers that...

The Role of Culture in Transformation Towards Sustainable Development in Mountains

VOL 39 | NO 4

Mountain communities are undergoing rapid sociocultural change, caused by drivers like outmigration, urbanization, and ...

MRD’s impact factor is consistently growing

According to Clarivate Analytics’ InCites Journal Citation Reports®, MRD’s 2-year impact factor has reached yet another all-time high at 1.388 (5-year: 1.701). We thank authors and reviewers for their...

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