New Publications January 2023

We've got a new list of publications on the SNC-mt website from across the Caucasus mountain research community.
Have a browse and enjoy your reading!

Construction of the Armenian Surname List (ASL) for Public Health Research 

Ecosystem Services Provided By Urban Forests in the Southern Caucasus Region: a Modeling Study in Tbilisi, Georgia 

Green in the City: Estimating the Ecosystem Services Provided By Urban and Peri-Urban Forests of Tbilisi Municipality, Georgia 

Enchytraeidae (Annelida: Oligochaeta) from the North-Western Caucasus, Russia, With the Description of Fridericia gongalskyi sp. nov. 

Past Climatic Refugia and Landscape Resistance Explain Spatial Genetic Structure in Oriental Beech in the South Caucasus 

Evolutionary History of Castanea sativa Mill. in the Caucasus Driven By Middle and Late Pleistocene Paleoenvironmental Changes 

Fighting against Jihad? Blood Revenge and Anti-Insurgent Mobilization in Jihadist Civil Wars 

Why Jihadist Foreign Fighter Leave Local Battlefields: Evidence from Chechnya 

Decade-Long Soil Changes After the Clear Felling in Forests of the North-Western Caucasus Mountains 

Approaches to the Development of Environmental Standards for the Content of Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Pb, Cr, Cu, Ni in Soils of Greatest Caucasus 

Effect of Platinum Nanoparticles (PtNPs) Pollution on the Biological Properties of Haplic Cambisols Eutric of the Caucasus Forests 

Mapping the Conflict of Raptor Conservation and Recreational Shooting in the Batumi Bottleneck, Republic of Georgia 

South West Georgia: An Important Bottleneck for Raptor Migration During Autumn 

Understanding Hunters´ Habits and Motivations for Shooting Raptors in the Batumi Raptor-Migration Bottleneck, Southwest Georgia 

Accounting for Differential Migration Strategies Between Age Groups to Monitor Raptor Population Dynamics in the Eastern Black Sea Flyway 

Batumi Raptor Count: from Migration Counts to Conservation in a Raptor Flyway Under Threat 

Opportunistic In-Flight Foraging Behavior of Black Kites Milvus migrans During Spring Migration Through the Batumi Bottleneck, Georgia 

Overcoming Ideological Pressure: Private VS. Professional Life of Vera Bardavelidze During the Soviet Era 

Sultan Ezid in Tbilisi: the Yezidi Sanctuary in Discourse of Ethnic and Religious Identity 

Facing Post-Communist Religiosity: Questioning and Shifting Religious Identity Among Yezidi Women from Armenia and Georgia