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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.

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Journal of Mountain Science

Lowland pasture in Himalayan highland: edaphic properties and species composition

Abstract This study was carried out to investigate if on-farm cut vs. grazed pastures differed in soil fertility and species density in the temperate Himalayan highlands. Soil fertility and species relative density were measured fr...

Journal of Mountain Science

Soil respiration under three different land use types in a tropical mountain region of China

Abstract Soil respiration (SR) is one of the largest contributors of terrestrial CO2 to the atmosphere. Environmental as well as physicochemical parameters influence SR and thus, different land use practices impact the emissions of...

Journal of Mountain Science

The characteristics of rill development and their effects on runoff and sediment yield under different slope gradients

Abstract Rill formation is the predominant erosion process in slope land in the Loess Plateau, China. This study was conducted to investigate rill erosion characteristics and their effects on runoff and sediment yielding processes ...

Journal of Mountain Science

Effect of contrasting climates on antioxidant and bioactive constituents in five medicinal herbs in Western Himalayas

Abstract To understand the effect of climate change on constitutive antioxidant and biochemical metabolites in Western Himalayas, five medicinal herbs were selected and grown at two altitudes in Jammu (305 m) and Srinagar (1730 m) ...

Journal of Mountain Science

Agricultural Heritage Systems Tourism: definition, characteristics and development framework

Abstract Agricultural Heritage Systems Tourism (AHST) has increased considerably in the past ten years and is projected to continue growing in the future. Despite such growth, there is not a shared understanding of many aspects of ...

Journal of Mountain Science

Hydrodynamic processes and depositional styles of glacier-associated deposits in the Moxi basin, Southwest China

Abstract This study aims to understand the particle size distribution and depositional styles of glacier-associated deposits in the Moxi basin in southwest China. Based on field surveys, 28 samples from glacier-associated deposits ...

Journal of Mountain Science

Composition, diversity and distribution of tree species in response to changing soil properties with increasing distance from water source — a case study of Gobind Sagar Reservoir in India

Abstract Construction of big dams on rivers develops artificial lakes or water reservoirs which conceive alterations in soil properties of the upstream catchment area. An undulating topography and freckly soil properties cause ups ...

Journal of Mountain Science

Identifying soil structure along headwater hillslopes using ground penetrating radar based technique

Abstract Soil structure plays an important role in understanding soil attributes as well as hydrological processes. Effective method to obtain high quality soil map is therefore important for both soil science research and soil wor...

Journal of Mountain Science

Estimation of soil reinforcement by the roots of four post-dam prevailing grass species in the riparian zone of Three Gorges Reservoir, China

Abstract Soil erosion and bank degradation is a major post-dam concern regarding the riparian zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir. The development and succession of vegetation is a main countermeasure, especially to enhance bank sta...

Journal of Mountain Science

Protection of architectural heritage: attitudes of local residents and visitors in Sirako, Greece

Abstract Architectural heritage comprises one of the most important elements of mountain settlements in Greece. It holds high cultural value, represents the tangible continuation of the past and forms the unique character and ident...

Journal of Mountain Science

Non-capacity transport of non-uniform bed load sediment in alluvial rivers

Abstract Rivers often witness non-uniform bed load sediment transport. For a long time, non-uniform bed load transport has been assumed to be at capacity regime determined exclusively by local flow. Yet whether the capacity assumpt...