Centre for Mountain Studies

Organisational unit: Research Centre

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Contact information

United Kingdom
  • Phone: +44 (0)1738 877761
  • Fax: +44 (0)1738 877018

Organisation profile

The Centre for Mountain Studies (CMS) was established at Perth College UHI in August 2000, with the objective of creating a centre of excellence for work in mountain areas within the emerging University of the Highlands and Islands. With a focus on mountain environments and the people who depend on them, both in Scotland and internationally, the CMS has four main goals: To undertake and communicate high-quality research; To convene meetings to disseminate and discuss knowledge and to develop research agendas; To contribute to informed policy-making processes; To lead in the development and delivery of academic courses and training.

  1. Landscape Ecology (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

  2. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

  3. Deer Working Group

    Activity: OtherTypes of Business and Community - Membership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel

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Frequent Journals

  1. Land Use Policy

    ISSNs: 0264-8377

    Elsevier Limited

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 4.22 SJR 1.406 SNIP 1.678


  2. The Munro Society Journal

    The Munro Society (TMS), United Kingdom


  3. Ecology and Society

    ISSNs: 1708-3087

    The Resilience Alliance

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 4.81 SJR 1.807 SNIP 1.606


  4. Scottish Geographical Journal

    ISSNs: 1470-2541, 0016-7398

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1751-665X

    Taylor and Francis Ltd.

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 0.96 SJR 0.301 SNIP 0.504


  5. Mountain Research and Development

    ISSNs: 0276-4741

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1994-7151

    International Mountain Society

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.56 SJR 0.715 SNIP 0.839


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