New Publications March 2023

Catch our latest list of publications on the SNC-mt website from across the Caucasus Mountain research community. Have a browse and enjoy reading!

Rare Vegetation Degradation Within “Buffer Zones” in Gobustan State National Park, Azerbaijan 

Remote Sensing and GIS As An Advance Space Technologies for Rare Vegetation Monitoring in Gobustan State National Park, Azerbaijan 

The Common Ant Cricket Myrmecophilus acervorum (Panzer, [1799]), New to the Fauna of Georgia, Southern Caucasus Ecoregion (Orthoptera: Myrmecophilidae), With Additional Data on Myrmecophilus Hirticaudus Fischer Von Waldheim, 1846 

Parasite Ecology of Carassius gibelio (Bloch, 1782) in Jandari Lake (Georgia) 

Leptopus hispanus and Erianotus lanosus: the First DNA-Assisted Records of Leptopodidae (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) for the Fauna of Georgia 

The Land Snail Family Clausiliidae (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Stylommatophora) in Georgia: Overview, Novel Records and a New Species 

Relationship Between Land Surface Temperature and Moisture of Soils in Shamakhi District 

Application of Advanced Processing of the Remote Sensing Data on Land Use and Land Cover Changes in Zangilan, East Zangezur 

Remote Sensing-Based Yield Estimation of Winter Wheat Using Vegetation and Soil Indices in Jalilabad, Azerbaijan 

Investigation of Variability of Apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) Using Morphological, Pomological Traits and Microsatellite Markers 

Analysis of Morphological and Pomological Features of Apricot in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan 

Application of GIS in Solid Waste Management in Gara Garayev Avenue, Nizami District, Baku City, Azerbaijan 

Violence Against Ambulance Workers: Comparative Study of the Stations of Yerevan and Gyumri 

Barriers to Mental Health Care Utilization Among Internally Displaced Persons in the Republic of Georgia: a Rapid Appraisal Study 

Assessing the Impact of Mental Health Capacity Building of Primary Health Care (PHC) Personnel 

Overview of the Drug Situation in Georgia 

Piloting Comprehensive Social Influence (Unplugged) Program in Georgia: a Formative Study 

The Influence of Concern About COVID-19 on Mental Health in the Republic of Georgia: a Cross-Sectional Study 

A Transdiagnostic Psychosocial Prevention-Intervention Service for Young People in the Republic of Georgia: Early Results of the Effectiveness Study 

Changes in Mental Health Needs During the Covid-19 in The Republic Of Georgia: A Longitudinal Follow-up Study 

Ten Years Later - Developing Institutional Mechanisms for Drug Demand Reduction and Addictology Education in Georgia - a Case Study 

Why Do the Clients of Georgian Needle Exchange Programmes Inject Buprenorphine? 

Educational Needs in the Sphere of Addictology in Georgia 

Behavioral Treatment + Naltrexone Reduces Drug Use and Legal Problems in the Republic of Georgia 

Twice Stigmatized: Provider's Perspectives on Drug-Using Women in the Republic of Georgia 

Access to Treatment for Substance-Using Women in the Republic of Georgia: Socio-Cultural and Structural Barriers 

Policing, Massive Street Drug Testing and Poly-Substance Use Chaos in Georgia - a Policy Case Study 

Exploring the New Phenomena of Home-Made Extraction and Injection of Ephedra Plant Product in Georgia 

Republic of Georgia Estimates for Prevalence of Drug Use: Randomized Response Techniques Suggest Under-Estimation 

Comprehensive Women-Centered Treatment for Substance Use Disorders in Georgia: Current Status and Future Directions 

Perceived Acceptability of and Willingness to Use Syringe Vending Machines: Results of a Cross-Sectional Survey of Out-of-Service People Who Inject Drugs in Tbilisi, Georgia 

Use of Psychoactive Substances By Nightclub-and Festival-Goers in Georgia: Results of a Pilot Online Cross-Sectional Survey 

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Illicit Drug Supply, Drug-Related Behaviour of People Who Use Drugs and Provision of Drug Related Services in Georgia: Results of a Mixed Methods Prospective Cohort Study 

No Good Time Without Drugs: Qualitative Study Among Nightlife Attendees in Tbilisi, Georgia