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North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University), NCIMM (STU)

44 Nikolaev Street, Vladikavkaz, Republic Northern Ossetia-Alania, 362021

ph.: +7 (8672) 40-71-01, fax: +7 (8672) 40-72-03, the address on the Internet: http://www.skgmi-gtu.ru, e-mail: info@skgmi-gtu.ru

CHAIRMAN OF THE EDITORIAL Board:

Vladimir M. Kotlyakov - Doctor of Geographical Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Honorary President of the Russian Geographical Society, Chairman of "Crystal Compass" National Award Expert Board, Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Moscow, Russian Federation) (ORCID)

THE CO-CHAIRS OF THE EDITORIAL Board:
  • Rolf Weingartner - Professor of the University of Bern (Switzerland) (ORCID)
  • Alexander S. Dzasokhov - PhD in Historical Sciences, DSc in Political Sciences, Deputy Chairman of the Russian Commission for UNESCO. (Moscow, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Rudolf Kawalla - PhD in Technical Sciences, Professor, Director of Institute of Metal Processing Pressure Freiberg University of Mining and Technology (Germany)
  • Lev A. Puchkov  - DSc in Technical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member, Russian Academy of Sciences, Member of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Member of the International Academy of Higher Education. (Moscow, Russian Federation) (ORCID)

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EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS:
  • Asylbek A. Aidaraliev - DSc in Medical Sciences, Academician, National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Head of the UNESCO Department "Sustainable Mountain Development» of EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND PRODUCTION COMPLEX "INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF KYRGYSTAN" (Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic) (ORCID)

  • Hektor E. Babayan - PhD in Physico-Mathematical Sciences, Head of Department, Institute of Geological Sciences, National Academy of Sciences of Republic of Armenia (Yerevan, Republic of Armenia) (ORCID)
  • Yuri P. Badenkov - PhD in Geographical Sciences, Deputy Director of Science, Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Vladimir N. Bol'shakov - DSc in Biological Sciences, Professor, Academician, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Vladimir S. Vagin - DSc in Economic Sciences, Professor, Minister of Housing and Communal Services of the Rostov Region (Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Sergey D. Viktorov - DSc in Technical Sciences, Professor, Deputy Director for Research Institute of Comprehensive Exploitation of Subsoil, RAS (Moscow, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Serjio Vinciguerra – Associate Professor of the Department "Earth Sciences" University of Turin (Turin, Italy) (ORCID)
  • Irina P. Glazyrina - DSc in Economic Sciences, PhD in Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Applied Mathematics, Informatics" of Trans-Baikal State University (Chita, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Vladimir I. Golik – Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department "Development of mineral deposits", North-Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (Vladikavkaz, Russia) (ORCID)
  • Vitaly O. Groppen - DSc in Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of Automated Processing of Information, North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (NCIMM (STU). (Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Carsten Drebenstedt – Dean of the Freiberg Mining Academy, Professor (Freiberg, Germany) (ORCID)
  • Rainhad Sachsenhofer – Head of the Department "Petroleum Geology", Professor of Leoben Mining University (Leoben, Austria) (ORCID)
  • Mihail Ch. Zalikhanov - DSc in Geographical Sciences, Academician, Russian Academy of Sciences (Nalchik, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Yuri I. Kondratyev - DSc in Technical Sciences, Professor (Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Petr M. Lur'e - DSc in Geographical Sciences, Professor, Member of the Dissertation Council at the Southern Federal University (Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Ljudmila G. Matveeva - DSc in Economics, Professor, Head of Department of the Information Economy of Economic Faculty of South Federal University (SFU). (Rostov-on-Don, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Magomed Sh.Mintsaev - DSc in Technical Sciences, Professor, Rector of Acad. M.D. Millionshtchikov Grozny State Oil Technical University.(Grozny, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Marie Prchalova - Programme Specialist, Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences, UNESCO Secretariat (Paris, France) (ORCID)
  • Viktor S. Revyakin - DSc in Geographical Sciences, Professor, Member, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and the Russian Ecological Academy (Barnaul, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Nikolaj I. Sysoev - DSc in Technical Sciences, Professor of Petroleum Engineering and Technology of M.I. Platov South-Russian State Technical University
    (Novocherkassk, Russian Federation) (ORCID)
  • Rustem B. Temiraev – Doctor of Agricultural Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department "Food technology" North-Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (Vladikavkaz, Russia) (ORCID)
  • Khazbi S. Khosaev – Doctor of Technical Science, Professor, Deputy Director of Centre for International Cooperation, External Relations and Sustainable Development, North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (Vladikavkaz, Russia) (ORCID)
  • Jörg Stadelbauer - DSc in Philosophy, Professor  (Germany) (ORCID)
Chief Editor

Yuri V. Dmitrak – Doctor of Technical Science, Professor, Rector of the North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation). (ORCID) tel.: +7 (8672) 407-101, e-mail: info@skgmi-gtu.ru 

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Deputy Chief Editors:
  • Elena A. Khadzaragova – First Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Vice-Rector on Research and Innovation North-Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (Vladikavkaz, Russia) (ORCID)
  • Roman V. Klyuev - DSc in Technical Sciences, Professor, Head of Department "Power Supply of Industrial Enterprises", North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (ORCID)
  • Alexey N. Gunya - DSc in Geographical Sciences, Professor (Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation) (ORCID)

  • Valery N. Khetagurov – Doctor of Technical Science, Professor of Department of Technological Science and Equipment, North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (Vladikavkaz, Russia) (ORCID)
EDITORIAL EXECUTIVE SECRETARY:
  • Earth SciencesFatima M. Khatsaeva - PhD. in Geographical Sciences, Associate Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Geography and Geoecology, Head of Geoecology and Land Management Department , North Ossetian state University, Chairman of the Department of Russian Geographical Society, Republic of  North Ossetia-Alania. (ORCID)
  • Engineering SciencesAlan B. Lolaev – Doctor in Technical Science, Professor, Head of Department of Automobile Roads and Aerodromes, North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University) (Vladikavkaz, Russia) (ORCID)
EDITORS:
  • Yury I. Karaev - Director of the International Innovation Scientific-Technological Centre “Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories” (IISTC “Mountains”) (ORCID)
  • Indira A. Misikova - Head of the Editorial Department of  North Caucasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (State Technological University)

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Editorial policy:

International scientific journal "Sustainable development of mountain territories" illuminates fundamental and applied regional, national and international research and provides a platform to publish original full papers and related reviews in the following areas: engineering and Earth science in the field of sustainable development of mountain territories.

The main objectives of the international scientific journal "Sustainable development of mountain territories" are:

  • information exchange and dissemination of scientific research results and achievements in implementation of these results and other innovations in the field of Earth and Planetary Science, Engineering and Environmental Science for sustainable development of mountain territories;
  • promotion and dissemination of ideas of the United Nations conception “Sustainable development of mountain territories”;
  • expansion of opportunities for indexing of scientific papers in key Russian and international citation bases.

 

 

International scientific journal as part of the Russian and international scientific information system is involved in the following tasks solution:

  • reflection of the results of research, scientific-practical and experimental activity of specialists, postgraduate students, dealing with urgent problems of sustainable development in general, and mountain areas in particular;
  • formation of the scientific component of the University environment and promotion of the achievements of science in sustainable development of mountain territories;
  • revealing scientific potential for implementation of advanced scientific achievements in mountainous regions of the world;
  • organization of open scientific debate, contributing to the quality of dissertation research, efficiency of scientific works examination;
  • providing publicity and openness in reflection of scientific issues of international research groups in the field of sustainable development of mountain territories.

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Submission rules of preprints and postprints:

Prior to acceptance and publication in "Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories", authors may make their submissions available as preprints on personal or public websites.

As part of submission process, authors are required to confirm that the submission has not been previously published, nor has been submitted. After a manuscript has been published in "Sustainable Development of Mountain Territories" we suggest that the link to the article on journal's website is used when the article is shared on personal or public websites.

Glossary (by SHERPA)

Preprint - In the context of Open Access, a preprint is a draft of an academic article or other publication before it has been submitted for peer-review or other quality assurance procedure as part of the publication process. Preprints cover initial and successive drafts of articles, working papers or draft conference papers. Postprint - the final version of an academic article or other publication - after it has been peer-reviewed and revised into its final form by the author. As a general term this covers both the author's final version and the version as published, with formatting and copy-editing changes in place.

The policy of free access:

Articles of the journal "Sustainable development of mountain territories" are available to everyone since publication which provides free open access to research results and contributes to the solution of complex issues aimed at sustainable development of mountain territories.

Open access leads to increased readership beyond the international mountain research and development community, thus increasing the benefits of knowledge and experience in the field of sustainable development of mountain areas, presented in the journal.

Open access also results in greater recognition and citation of the works of authors.

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Disclosure policy and conflicts of interest:


Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in a reviewer’s own research without the express written consent of the author. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.

Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

ISSN 1998-4502 (Print)                                                            ISSN 2499-975Х (Online)