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Bienvenue sur la plate-forme Innovation et Territoires de Montagne

Le LabEx ITEM est un réseau d'acteurs des territoires et de chercheurs issus des établissements de recherche d’Isère et de Savoie. Sa vocation est d’apporter aux territoires de montagne les capacités d’analyse et d’expertise qu’appellent les différentes formes de changement auxquelles ils sont confrontés.

 

Journal of Mountain Science

Spatial distribution of soil hydraulic parameters estimated by pedotransfer functions for the Jialing River Catchment, Southwestern China

Abstract Soil hydraulic parameters θ s, α, n, K s, L and θ r of the van Genuchten-Mualem model were estimated using t...

Journal of Mountain Science

Geomorphologic analysis and physico-dynamic characteristics of Zhatai-Gully debris flows in SW China

Abstract Zhatai gully is a typical debris flow channel in Butuo county of Sichuan province, southwestern China. The geomorphologic features are analyzed and the physical-dynamic characteristics are discussed on the basis of field i...

Journal of Mountain Science

Spatio-temporal variation of spring phenology in Tibetan Plateau and its linkage to climate change from 1982 to 2012

Abstract The influence of climate change on vegetation phenology is a heated issue in current climate change study. We used GIMMS-3g NDVI data to detect the spatio-temporal dynamics of the start of the growing season (SGS) over the...

Journal of Mountain Science

Anthropogenic disturbances and their impact on vegetation in Western Himalaya, India

Abstract The present study assesses anthropogenic disturbances and their impacts on the vegetation in Western Himalaya, India on the basis of various disturbance parameters such as density, Total Basal Cover (TBC) of cut stumps, lo...

Journal of Mountain Science

Runnel development on granitic boulders on the foothills of Mount Kinabalu (Pinosuk Gravel Formation, Sabah, N Borneo)

Abstract Runnels are characteristic erosional features on karstified soluble rocks and can occasionally develop on less soluble rocks (i.e. sandstones and granites) but are poorly reported in Malaysia. This research summarizes boul...

Journal of Mountain Science

Response of Xiao Dongkemadi Glacier in the central Tibetan Plateau to the current climate change and future scenarios by 2050

Abstract The Tibetan Plateau (TP) holds ten thousands of alpine glaciers in mid-latitude. They have shrunk with an accelerating retreat rate recently. We applied a distributed temperature-index massbalance model developed by Regine...

Journal of Mountain Science

Identifying suitable habitats of three ungulates in Arjinshan National Nature Reserve, China

Abstract Arjinshan National Nature Reserve (ANNR) is one of 3 refuges of the endemic ungulates Tibetan wild ass (Equus kiang), Chiru (Pantholops hodgsonii) and wild yak (Bos mutus) that are endangered by natural and anthropogenic f...

Journal of Mountain Science

Integrated development planning in mountainous areas - the case of Konitsa, Greece

Abstract In the research literature, we have identified a lack of common understanding of the “development” concept. The meaning of development has changed over the last decades from referencing simple economic growth to embracing ...

Journal of Mountain Science

Numerical simulation for different motion forms of sliding soil along slope with PFC3D

Abstract The motion forms (deformation) of the sliding soil along the slope include inviscid particle flow, viscous particle flow, and mass sliding. The motion forms were mainly influenced by the mechanical properties of the viscou...

Journal of Mountain Science

Investigating the role of stratigraphy in large-area physically-based analysis of December 1999 Cervinara shallow landslides

Abstract The paper describes a large-area analysis of the triggering zones of shallow landslides on a case of unsaturated layered volcanic air-fall (pyroclastic) soil deposits in Cervinara site (18 km2), Southern Italy. The physica...

Journal of Mountain Science

Relationships between plant colonization and soil characteristics in the natural recovery of an earthquake-triggered debris flow gully in the Wanglang National Nature Reserve, China

Abstract Fragmentation and loss of habitats due to natural disasters, like earthquakes and earthquaketriggered debris flows are existing threats to the longterm survival of the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). To better unders...

Journal of Mountain Science

Recreational value estimation of suburban leisure agriculture: a case study of the Qianjiangyue agritourism farm

Abstract As a form of economic and community development, agritourism has a strong and widespread appeal to all tourists. To explore the situation and value of agritourism in China, the Qianjiangyue agritourism farm located between...