Mountain Research and Development

An international, peer-reviewed open access journal founded in 1981 and published by the International Mountain Society (IMS).

The overall mission of Mountain Research and Development is to foster sustainable development in mountains by supporting peer-reviewed interdisciplinary, disciplinary, and transdisciplinary research on mountains, developing scientific capacity, capitalizing on development experiences, promoting policy dialogue, and strengthening networks within the mountain community.
Mountain Research and Development (MRD) is devoted to mountains and their surrounding lowlands – ecoregions of particular global importance, in which communities are often marginalized. MRD seeks to present the best in recent research on and development approaches in the world’s mountain systems. Papers are peer-reviewed and offer internationally and nationally relevant research on key topics relating to mountains, mountain people, and sustainable development in mountains; book reviews are written by acknowledged experts, and institutional members of the International Mountain Society (IMS) present information about their mountain initiatives and priorities.

MRD provides open access to all of its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public, especially to developing countries, supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Open access leads to increased readership beyond the international mountain community, thus increasing the benefit of experience in sustainable mountain development presented in MRD. Open access also results in increased recognition and citation of authors› work.

Online ISSN: 1994-7151 (Print ISSN: 0276-4741)
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eco.mont – Journal of protected mountain areas research and management

eco.mont offers a platform specifically for scientists and practitioners working in and on protected mountain areas in Europe and overseas.Target audiences of the journal are scientists from all related disciplines, managers of protected areas and an interested public including practitioners, visitors, teachers, etc.

eco.mont is available by open access from the Austrian Academy Press and in a printed version from Innsbruck University Press.
eco.mont is registered in the Science Citation Index Expanded by Thomson Reuters.

Online ISS:. 2073-1558 (Print ISSN: ISSN 2073-106X)
2 issues per year

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Journal of alpine Research – Revue de géographie alpine

The Journal of Alpine Research | Journal of Alpine Geography is a scientific, quarterly, international and multidisciplinary journal on the Alpine arc and the mountains of the world. Established in 1913 in Grenoble, it is published by ADRA and UGA Éditions. Articles are in Alpine languages or in spanish with always an english version. This journal publishes original scientific articles concerning territorial and environmental issues in the Alpine Arc and the mountains of the world. All social sciences and natural sciences are invited to this problematized reflection on the mountain.

All articles are freely accessible. Volumes n°1 to 94 (1913-2006) are hosted by Persée.

Electronic ISSN 1760-7426
Frequency: Quarterly

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