Safeguarding Mountains

Safeguarding Mountain Social-Ecological Systems: A Global Challenge - Facing emerging risks, adapting to changing environments and building transformative resilience in mountain regions worldwide

  • Project duration: December 2019 - December 2021
  • Project status:
    In preparation

GLOMOS launched a book compilation initiative with Elsevier for an edited volume to be published at the end of 2021 as part of Elsevier’s Hazards and Disasters Series. 

The book is titled: Safeguarding Mountains - A Global Challenge: Facing emerging risks, adapting to changing environments, and building transformative resilience in mountain regions worldwide. 

Containing contributions from international mountain researchers, colleagues from the UN system, and regional stakeholders, this publication aims at providing an overview of the state-of-the-art research in mountain regions worldwide and includes cutting-edge methodologies and technologies, the identification of existing challenges, and methods to enhance understanding of the diversity of mountain contexts in different geographic regions.

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Multi-Hazard Assessment and Risk Mapping in Burundi

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