Regional Environmental Change

(The TQCC of Regional Environmental Change is 8. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Global evidence of constraints and limits to human adaptation52
Climate change impacts on water resources in the Mediterranean47
Carbon sequestration in hedgerow biomass and soil in the temperate climate zone42
Earth Observation for agricultural drought monitoring in the Pannonian Basin (southeastern Europe): current state and future directions41
The outbreak of illegal gold mining in the Brazilian Amazon boosts deforestation40
The future for Mediterranean wetlands: 50 key issues and 50 important conservation research questions37
Responses of soil nutrients to vegetation restoration in China35
How warmer and drier will the Mediterranean region be at the end of the twenty-first century?33
The summer 2022 drought: a taste of future climate for the Po valley (Italy)?31
Consequences of climate change on airborne pollen in Bavaria, Central Europe31
Predicting impacts of climate variability on Banj oak (Quercus leucotrichophora A. Camus) forests: understanding future implications for Central Himalayas31
Possible changes in spatial distribution of walnut (Juglans regia L.) in Europe under warming climate30
Predicting the potential distribution of a critically endangered medicinal plant Lilium polyphyllum in Indian Western Himalayan Region29
Machine learning for research on climate change adaptation policy integration: an exploratory UK case study29
Safe from what? Understanding environmental non-migration in Chilean Patagonia through ontological security and risk perceptions28
Integrating traditional ecological knowledge into academic research at local and global scales28
Solastalgia, place attachment and disruption: insights from a coastal community on the front line27
Large zonal and temporal shifts in crops and cultivars coincide with warmer growing seasons in Finland27
Contrasting development trajectories for coastal Bangladesh to the end of century27
Water management or megadrought: what caused the Chilean Aculeo Lake drying?26
Theorizing (im)mobility in the face of environmental change25
Sustainability of complex social-ecological systems: methods, tools, and approaches25
Shared socioeconomic pathways for climate change research in Finland: co-developing extended SSP narratives for agriculture24
How flood risks shape policies: flood exposure and risk perception in Swiss municipalities23
Understanding the economic impact of interacting carbon pricing and renewable energy policy in China23
Mediterranean wetland conservation in the context of climate and land cover change23
Potential adaptability of marine turtles to climate change may be hindered by coastal development in the USA23
Glacier tourism and climate change: effects, adaptations, and perspectives in the Alps23
The state of agricultural landscapes in the Mediterranean: smallholder agriculture and land abandonment in terraced landscapes of the Ricote Valley, southeast Spain22
Typologies of European farmers: approaches, methods and research gaps22
Smallholder perceptions of land restoration activities: rewetting tropical peatland oil palm areas in Sumatra, Indonesia21
Distribution of rose hip (Rosa canina L.) under current and future climate conditions21
Agroecology in North African irrigated plains? Mapping promising practices and characterizing farmers’ underlying logics21
Promise, premise, and reality: the case of voluntary environmental non-migration despite climate risks in coastal Bangladesh20
Saving soil carbon, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity and the economy: paludiculture as sustainable land use option in German fen peatlands20
Retreat and geodetic mass changes of Zemu Glacier, Sikkim Himalaya, India, between 1931 and 201820
Impact of cropland displacement on the potential crop production in China: a multi-scale analysis19
Little Ice Age glacier extent and temporal changes in annual mass balance (2016–2019) of Pensilungpa Glacier, Zanskar Himalaya19
Perspectives on the human dimensions of coral restoration19
Projected impacts of climate change on tourism in the Canary Islands19
Climate change and the future of endemic flora in the South Western Alps: relationships between niche properties and extinction risk19
Future projections of biodiversity and ecosystem services in Europe with two integrated assessment models18
What is the evidence linking financial assistance for drought-affected agriculture and resilience in tropical Asia? A systematic review18
Comparison of the HYDE cropland data over the past millennium with regional historical evidence from Germany17
What drives reindeer management in Finland towards social and ecological tipping points?17
Perceptions and vulnerability to climate change among the urban poor in Kampala City, Uganda17
Oceanic islands and climate: using a multi-criteria model of drivers of change to select key conservation areas in Galapagos17
When does risk become residual? A systematic review of research on flood risk management in West Africa17
The collapse of marine forests: drastic reduction in populations of the family Sargassaceae in Madeira Island (NE Atlantic)17
What ecologists should know before using land use/cover change projections for biodiversity and ecosystem service assessments16
Climate change shifts the distribution of vegetation types in South Brazilian hotspots16
Multilevel governance in climate change adaptation in Bangladesh: structure, processes, and power dynamics16
Rotational pasture management to increase the sustainability of mountain livestock farms in the Alpine region16
Historical reconfigurations of a social–ecological system adapting to economic, policy and climate changes in the French Alps16
Facing extremes: Cory’s shearwaters adjust their foraging behaviour differently in response to contrasting phases of North Atlantic Oscillation16
Water scarcity, climate adaptation, and armed conflict: insights from Africa16
Climate change impact assessment on grape and wine for Ontario, Canada’s appellations of origin16
Sustaining healthy diets in times of change: linking climate hazards, food systems and nutrition security in rural communities of the Fiji Islands16
Climate change impacts on potential maize yields in Gambella Region, Ethiopia16
Brazil’s planned exploitation of Amazonian indigenous lands for commercial agriculture increases risk of new pandemics15
The variable paths to sustainable intensification in agriculture15
Local participation in decentralized water governance: insights from north-central Namibia15
Towards adaptation pathways for atoll islands. Insights from the Maldives15
Climate change impacts on winter chill in Mediterranean temperate fruit orchards15
Transforming fire governance in British Columbia, Canada: an emerging vision for coexisting with fire15
Mapping agricultural vulnerability to impacts of climate events of Punjab, Pakistan15
Twentieth century temperature and snow cover changes in the French Alps15
Vulnerability and loss and damage following the COP27 of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change15
Near future climate change projections with implications for the agricultural sector of three major Mediterranean islands15
The Paraguayan Chaco at a crossroads: drivers of an emerging soybean frontier14
Enhancing the provisioning of ecosystem services in South Korea under climate change: The benefits and pitfalls of current forest management strategies14
Revisiting recharge and sustainability of the North-Western Sahara aquifers14
Past human impact in a mountain forest: geoarchaeology of a medieval glass production and charcoal hearth site in the Erzgebirge, Germany14
Crop diversity effects on temporal agricultural production stability across European regions14
Spatio-temporal variability of avalanche risk in the French Alps13
Sustainability of agricultural practices in Germany: a literature review along multiple environmental domains13
Impact of fires on an open bamboo forest in years of extreme drought in southwestern Amazonia13
Time matters: a survival analysis of timing to seasonal food insecurity in semi-arid Ghana13
Drought-induced productivity and economic losses in grasslands from Inner Mongolia vary across vegetation types13
Land use/land cover change dynamics and their effects on land surface temperature in the western region of the state of São Paulo, Brazil13
The effects of armed conflict on forest cover changes across temporal and spatial scales in the Colombian Amazon13
Climate change and its impacts in the Balearic Islands: a guide for policy design in Mediterranean regions12
Contextualizing local landscape initiatives in global change: a scenario study for the high forest zone, Ghana12
Environmental regulation induces technological change and green transformation in Chinese cities12
Assessing the resilience of farming systems on the Saïs plain, Morocco12
The impacts of agricultural and urban land-use changes on plant and bird biodiversity in Costa Rica (1986–2014)12
Agroforestry trade-offs between biomass provision and aboveground carbon sequestration in the alpine Eisenwurzen region, Austria12
Assessing the impact of increased legume production in Europe on global agricultural emissions12
Diffusion and upscaling of municipal climate mitigation and adaptation strategies in Germany12
A new framework for rapidly assessing national adaptation policies: an application to small island developing states in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans12
Cross-sectoral impacts of the 2018–2019 Central European drought and climate resilience in the German part of the Elbe River basin12
50 years of woody vegetation changes in the Ferlo (Senegal) assessed by high-resolution imagery and field surveys12
Aquaculture farmers’ perceptions of climate-related risks in the Mekong Region12
Evolution of national climate adaptation agendas in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia: the role of national leadership and international donors12
Contribution of ecological conservation programs and climate change to hydrological regime change in the source region of the Yangtze River in China11
Rainfed crop yield response to climate change in Iran11
Post-cyclone resilience of an agroforest-based food system in the Pacific Islands11
Hydrological impacts of climate and land-use change in Western Ghats, India11
Climate change research in southern Africa in recent two decades: progress, needs, and policy implications11
Learning from the past: common sense, traditional wisdom, and technology for flood risk reduction developed in Japan11
Seaweed farming pressure affects seagrass and benthic macroalgae dynamics in Chwaka Bay (Zanzibar, Tanzania)11
The role of the social network structure on the spread of intensive agriculture: an example from Navarre, Spain11
The effects of Amazon deforestation on non-timber forest products11
Integrated energy-water-land nexus planning in the Colorado River Basin (Argentina)11
The effectiveness of climate action and land recovery across ecosystems, climatic zones and scales10
Towards a cultural lens for adaptation pathways to climate change10
Climate change impacts on wind power generation for the Italian peninsula10
Applying machine learning to social datasets: a study of migration in southwestern Bangladesh using random forests10
Scale-sensitive governance in forest and landscape restoration: a systematic review10
Household perspective on cropland expansion on the Tibetan Plateau10
Tracking local and regional climate im/mobilities through a multidimensional lens10
Brazilian stingless bees are threatened by habitat conversion and climate change10
The marginal abatement cost curve and optimized abatement trajectory of CO2 emissions from China’s petroleum industry10
Impacts of urbanization on mangrove forests and brachyuran crabs in Penang, Malaysia10
Climate change risk to southern African wild food plants10
Soil organic carbon monitoring to assess agricultural climate change adaptation practices in Navarre, Spain10
Food web modeling indicates the potential impacts of increasing deforestation and fishing pressure in the Tapajós River, Brazilian Amazon10
Carbon and nutrient cycling in tree plantations vs. natural forests: implication for an efficient cocoa agroforestry system in West Africa10
Assessment of coastal risk reduction and adaptation-labelled responses in Mauritius Island (Indian Ocean)10
The role of Chomo grass (Brachiaria humidicola) and exclosures in restoring soil organic matter, total nitrogen, and associated functions in degraded lands in Ethiopia10
Farmers’ action space to adopt sustainable practices: a study of arable farming in Saxony10
The effects of climate change variability on rural livelihoods in Madre de Dios, Peru10
Confronting climate change and livelihood: smallholder farmers’ perceptions and adaptation strategies in northeastern Burundi10
Changes in soil carbon and soil carbon sequestration potential under different types of pasture management in Brazil10
Mangrove recovery in the Nicobar archipelago after the 2004 tsunami and coastal subsidence10
Sea level rise threatens critical nesting sites of charismatic marine turtles in the Mediterranean10
Generational retreat: locally driven adaption to coastal hazard risk in two Indigenous communities in Fiji9
Towards environmentally sound intensification pathways for dairy development in the Tanga region of Tanzania9
Determinants, outcomes, and feedbacks associated with microeconomic adaptation to climate change9
Impact of climate variability on the surface of Lake Tuz (Turkey), 1985–20169
Consequences of land-use change and the wildfire disaster of 2017 for the central Chilean biodiversity hotspot9
Perceptions and attitudes towards climate change in fishing communities of the Sudd Wetlands, South Sudan9
Drivers and effects of deforestation in Colombia: a systems thinking approach9
Climate change awareness, perceived impacts, and adaptation from farmers’ experience and behavior: a triple-loop review9
Climate change, power, and vulnerabilities in the Peruvian Highlands9
Dynamics of soil organic carbon in the steppes of Russia and Kazakhstan under past and future climate and land use9
Shifting climate zones and expanding tropical and arid climate regions across Kenya (1980–2020)9
Thirty years of forest-cover change in Western Rwanda during periods of wars and environmental policy shifts9
Identifying human health risks from precious metal mining in Sierra Leone9
Influence of deforestation inside and outside indigenous lands in the Brazilian Amazon Biome9
Translating and embedding equity-thinking into climate adaptation: an analysis of US cities9
Perennial monocropping of khat decreased soil carbon and nitrogen relative to multistrata agroforestry and natural forest in southeastern Ethiopia9
Adaptive measures for mountain Mediterranean forest ecosystem services under climate and land cover change in the Mont-Ventoux regional nature park, France9
Brazil’s Amazonian deforestation: the role of landholdings in undesignated public lands9
Implications of regional agricultural land use dynamics and deforestation associated with sugarcane expansion for soil carbon stocks in Brazil9
Possible interaction between exposure to environmental contaminants and nutritional stress in promoting disease occurrence in seabirds from French Guiana: a review8
Enabling nature-based solutions for climate change on a peri-urban sandspit in Christchurch, New Zealand8
Marine extinctions and their drivers8
Population status, threats, and conservation options of the orchid Dactylorhiza hatagirea in Indian Western Himalaya8
Nitrogen-fixing trees increase organic carbon sequestration in forest and agroforestry ecosystems in the Congo basin8
Projected climate in coffee-based farming systems: implications for crop suitability in Uganda8
Rewilding of large herbivore communities in high elevation Puna: geographic segregation and no evidence of positive effects on peatland productivity8
Short-term decisions in lake restoration have long-term consequences for water quality8
Community-identified risks to hunting, fishing, and gathering (harvesting) activities from increased marine shipping activity in Inuit Nunangat, Canada8
Opportunities for an African greenhouse gas observation system8
Response of endangered bird species to land-use changes in an agricultural landscape in Germany8
High genetic diversity and low future habitat suitability: will Cupressus atlantica, endemic to the High Atlas, survive under climate change?8
Regional and national changes in soil carbon stocks with land-use change from 1990 to 2016 for New Zealand8
Putting climate-induced migration in context: the case of Honduran migration to the USA8
From national vision to implementation: governance challenges in sustainable agriculture transitions in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta region8
Adaptive capacity of marine comanagement: a comparative analysis of the influence of colonial legacies and integrated traditional governance on outcomes in the Pacific8
Forest regrowth in Tierra del Fuego, southern Patagonia: landscape drivers and effects on forest structure, soil, and understory attributes8
Nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation are not located where they are most needed across the Alps8
Climate change in action: local elevational shifts on Iberian amphibians and reptiles8