The journal "Sustainable development of mountain territories" is included in the "List of leading reviewed scientific magazines and editions in which basic scientific results of dissertations for scientific degree of Doctor and Candidate of Sciences should be published " in accordance with the opinion of the Presidium of the HAC of Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation from 19.12.2014 No. 47/307.
Published in the journal "Sustainable development of mountain territories" articles are indexed in the Russian index of scientific citing (RISC) on the basis of the Scientific electronic library elibrary.ru (SEL).
Russian index of scientific citing is a bibliographic and abstractive pointer, implemented as a database, accumulating information about the publications of Russian authors in Russian and foreign scientific journals. The RISC project is under development since 2005 by the company "Scientific electronic library" (elibrary.ru).
The journal is registered as mass medium by the Federal Service for the monitoring of compliance with legislation in the area of mass communications and cultural heritage protection (certificate of registration PI № FS 77-27831 of April 19, 2007).