Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA)

GMBA resources & publications

Payne D, Spehn E.M., Prescott G.W., Geschke J., Snethlage M., Fischer M. (2020). Mountain biodiversity is central for sustainable development, in mountains and beyond. One Earth 3(5): 530-533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2020.10.013

Payne D., Snethlage M., Geschke J., Spehn E.M., Fischer M. (2020). Nature and people in the Andes, East African Mountains, European Alps, and Hindu Kush Himalaya: current research and future directions. Mountain Research and Development 40(2): A1-A14. https://doi.org/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-19-00075.1

Payne D., Hoorn C., Randin C., Flantua S. (2020). Past changes in species diversity: A view from the mountains. PAGES Magazine 28(1): 18-19. https://doi.org/10.22498/pages.28.1.18

Payne D, Spehn E, Snethlage M, and Fischer M (2017). Opportunities for research on mountain biodiversity under global change. Current Opinions in Sustainability Sciences 29: 40-47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2017.11.001

Körner C, Jetz W, Paulsen J, Payne D, Rudmann-Maurer K, Spehn E (2017). A global inventory of mountains for bio-geographical applications. Alpine Botany 127(1): 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00035-016-0182-6

Paulsen J and Körner C (2014). A climate-based model to predict potential treeline position around the globe Alpine Botany 124(1): 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00035-014-0124-0

Körner C, Paulsen J and Spehn EM (2011). A definition of mountains and their bioclimatic belts for global comparisons of biodiversity data. Alpine Botany 121:73-78. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00035-011-0094-4

Martin F. Price, Gregory Greenwood, Eva M. Spehn (2016) Introduction: Mountains of Our Future Earth—Perth 2015. Mountain Research and Development 36(4):403-406. https://doi.org/10.1659/mrd.3604