Mountain Research Initiative Newsletter No. 2 (2009)

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This newsletter contains 56 pages of global change science from mountain regions around the world, news from MRI's regional networks, meeting reports, interview and book review. Content:
  • MRI Interview: ACQWA: Assessing the Future of Water Resources in Vulnerable Mountain Regions;
  • Science Peaks: A High Altitude Interdisciplinary Field Campaign - The Storm Peak Aerosol and Cloud Characterization Study (SPACCS08);
  • Science Peaks: A new Peruvian-Swiss Program on Climate Change Adaptation: Advancing towards Integrated Climate Change Research, Implementation and Science-Policy Dialogue;
  • Science Peaks: The Cordillera Forest Dynamics Network (CORFOR);
  • Science Peaks: Ongoing and Future Vegetation Changes in the Western Swiss Alps;
  • Science Peaks: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development in the Ukrainian Carpathians;
  • Science Peaks: International Research Collaboration for the Development of Flow Forecasting Tools for the Upper Indus Basin in Pakistan;
  • Science Peaks: Colorado’s Roaring Fork River: Incorporating Climate Change Projections into Watershed Management;
  • Science Peaks: The Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland – Knowledge for Sustainability in the Alps;
  • News from MRI's regional networks in Africa, the Americas, and Europe;
  • Partner Organizations: the Global Land Project;
  • Meeting Reports: The Water Towers of the World at the 5th World Water Forum Istanbul 2009;
  • Meeting Reports: Mountain Hydrology under Increasing Climate Variability and Anthropogenic Pressure;
  • MRI Notes: Introducing a New High Elevation Research Facility in the Southern Appalachian Mountains at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC USA;
  • MRI Notes: From „Bergler“ to Greenkeeper. Structural Changes in Andermatt, Switzerland.
Language: English
Imprint: Second edition of the Mountain Research Initiative Newsletter No 2, April 2009 2009
Series: Newsletter,