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- Paz, Raúl, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Regional environmental change 2016 v.16 no.8 pp. 2243-2252
- decision making; ecosystems; herds; highlands; infrastructure; issues and policy; landscape management; lowlands; migratory behavior; mountains; people; plateaus; rain; snow; social adjustment; summer; transhumance; winter; Andes region; Argentina
- ... Many mountainous regions worldwide are characterized by harsh environments, scarce infrastructure, and extreme contrasts between mountains and neighboring plateaus and plains. Transhumance is a social adaptation to handle geomorphological heterogeneity such as lowlands and highlands, and to cope with environmental variability (seasonal and regional rainfall and snowfall). We studied the regional t ...