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Proceedings of Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands: A Trans-disciplinary Research Conference

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(EDS. M.E. FERNANDEZ-GIMENEZ, B. BATKHISHIG, S.R. FASSNACHT, D. WILSON), ULAANBAATAR MONGOLIA, JUNE 9-10, 2015; [ISBN 978-99962-971-7-5]

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ArkhangaiYaks . . IkhTamirGerinMist . . JinstFamilywHorses . . SandStormFassnacht . . MilkingGoatsinGobiAcknowledgement of Conference and Proceedings Funders [MONGOLIAN] [ENGLISH]
Building Resilience of Mongolian Rangelands: A Trans-disciplinary Research Conference – Preface – Fernández-Giménez et al. [MONGOLIAN p9-16] [ENGLISH p9-15]

1) Rangeland Ecology and Management

  1. Mongolian Rangeland Ecological Capacity, and Results of Studying Opportunities of Using It in Rangeland Management – Bulgamaa et al. [MONGOLIAN p19-23] [ENGLISH p19-23]
  2. Towards a National GIS Model of Terrestrial Ecosystems in Mongolia: A Pilot Study in the Gobi Desert Region – Heiner et al. [MONGOLIAN p24-35] [ENGLISH p24-34]
  3. Is Overgrazing A Pervasive Problem Across Mongolia? An Examination of Livestock Forage Demand and Forage Availability from 2000 to 2014 – Gao et al. [MONGOLIAN p36-43] [ENGLISH p35-41]
  4. Distance-to-Well Effects on Plant Community Based on Palatability and Grazing Tolerance in the Desert-steppe of Mongolia – Amartuvshin et al. [MONGOLIAN p44-50] [ENGLISH p42-47]
  5. Changes in Soil Properties along Grazing Gradients in the Mountain and Forest Steppe, Steppe and Desert Steppe Zones of Mongolia – Baasandorj et al. [MONGOLIAN p51-57] [ENGLISH p48-53]
  6. Land Degradation Assessment in Gobi-Altai Province – Vova et al. [MONGOLIAN p58-63] [ENGLISH p54-59]
  7. Satellite-based Assessments on Regional Summer and Winter Conditions Triggering Massive Livestock Loss (Dzud) in Mongolia – Kang et al. [MONGOLIAN p64-68] [ENGLISH p60-64]
  8. Phenology of Stipa krylovii roshev. and stipa tianschanica var. Klemenzii roshev., Species Dominating the Vegetation Communities of Hustai National Park – Tserendulam et al. [MONGOLIAN p69-74] [ENGLISHp65-70]

    2) Climate Change and Hydrology

  9. Spatial Changes in Climate across Mongolia – Venable et al. [MONGOLIAN p77-83] [ENGLISH p73-79]
  10. How Unusual Was the 21st Century Drought in Mongolia? Placing Recent Extremes in a 2000-Year Context – Hessl et al. [MONGOLIAN p84-91] [ENGLISH p80-86]
  11. Earlywood, Latewood, and Adjusted Latewood Correlations to Precipitation: A Test Case from the Khangai Mountains – Wolf and Venable [MONGOLIAN p92-99] [ENGLISH p87-93]
  12. Characterizing Environmental Low Flows in Terms of Magnitude, Duration and Frequency – Kenner et al.[MONGOLIAN p100-105] [ENGLISH p94-98]
  13. Journey Down the Tuin: the Hydraulics of an Internal Draining River from the Khangai Mountains to the Gobi Desert – Fassnacht et al. [MONGOLIAN p106-111] [ENGLISH p99-103]

    3) Institutional Innovations in Mongolian Rangelands

  14. What Explains Positive Social Outcomes of Community-Based Rangeland Management in Mongolia? – Tungalag et al. 1 [MONGOLIAN p115-123] [ENGLISH p107-114]
  15. What Matters Most in Institutional Design for Community-Based Rangeland Management in Mongolia? – Tungalag et al. 2 [MONGOLIAN p124-131] [ENGLISH p115-121]
  16. Do Formal, Community-based Institutions Improve Rangeland Vegetation and Soils in Mongolia More than Informal, Traditional Institutions? – Reid et al. [MONGOLIAN p132-138] [ENGLISH p122-127]
  17. Time Series Analysis of Satellite Greenness Indices for Assessing Vegetation Response to Community Based Rangeland Management – Angerer et al. [MONGOLIAN p139-147] [ENGLISH p128-135]
  18. Management of Dzud Risk In Mongolia: Mutual Aid and Institutional Interventions – Thrift and Byambabaatar [MONGOLIAN p148-154] [ENGLISH p136-141]
  19. Resilience, Values and Ecosystem Services: Innovations in Rangeland Governance – Upton et al.[MONGOLIAN p155-162] [ENGLISH p142-147]
  20. Dzud and Thresholds of ‘Property’ in Mongolian Pastoralism – Murphy [MONGOLIAN p163-169] [ENGLISHp148-153]
  21. Contemporary Mobility of Herders in Central Mongolia – Azjargal et al. [MONGOLIAN p170-179] [ENGLISHp154-163]
  22. Evolution of Common Resource Tenure and Governing: Evidence from Pastureland in Mongolia Plateau– Zhang and Amarjargal [MONGOLIAN p180-185] [ENGLISH p164-168]
  23. To Fence or Not To Fence? Perceptions and Attitudes of Herdsmen in Inner Mongolia – Xu et al.[MONGOLIAN p186-192] [ENGLISH p169-175]

    4) Social and Economic Development in Rural Mongolia

  24. Implementation of Green Development Policy Based on Vulnerability Assessment: Khovd Aimag’s Case Study – Altanbagna et al. [MONGOLIAN p195-200] [ENGLISH p179-184]
  25. Early Warning System for Pastoral Herders to Prevent Disaster Risk by Using Mobile SMS Service – Suvdantsetseg et al. [MONGOLIAN p201-206] [ENGLISH p185-189]
  26. The Influence of the Booming Mining Industry on the Agricultural Sector in Mongolia – Ge and Kinnucan[MONGOLIAN p207-212] [ENGLISH p190-194]
  27. How Does Local Mining Impact Rural Immigration: The Case of Mongolia – Amarjargal et al. [MONGOLIANp213-217] [ENGLISH p195-198]
  28. Planning a Multi-Agent Network for Livestock Production and Meat Distribution in Mongolia – Yan et al.[MONGOLIAN p218-224] [ENGLISH p199-205]

    5) Methods of Knowledge and Data Integration in Coupled Natural-Human Systems

  29. The MOR2 Database: Building Integrated Datasets for Social-Ecological Analysis Across Cultures and Disciplines – Laituri et al. [MONGOLIAN p227-234] [ENGLISH p209-215]
  30. Modeling System Dynamics in Rangelands of the Mongolian Plateau – Allington et al. [MONGOLIAN p235-240] [ENGLISH p216-221]
  31. Participatory Mapping and Herders’ Local Knowledge on Mongolia’s Landscapes and Socio-ecological Boundaries – Allegretti et al. [MONGOLIAN 241-248] [ENGLISH p222-227]
  32. Integrating Herder Observations, Meteorological Data and Remote Sensing to Understand Climate Change Patterns and Impacts across an Eco-Climatic Gradient in Mongolia – Fernández-Giménez et al.[MONGOLIAN p249-256] [ENGLISH p228-234]
  33. Comparing Herders’ Observations of Climate Change Impacts with Weather and Remote Sensing Data – Odgarav et al. [MONGOLIAN p257-265] [ENGLISH p235-243]

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