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Eryngium glaciale, Sierra Nevada - Northeast, Spain (3144m)
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Upper MinJiang, XueBaoDing Pass, Sichuan, China (4200m)
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Festuca orthophylla, P.N. Sajama, Bolivia (4150m)
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Paronychia kapela s.str., Maiella, Centr. Apennines, Italy (2400m)

Recent Plant Diversity Changes on Europe's Mountain Summits

Science DOI: 10.1126/science.1219033

Continent-wide response of mountain vegetation to climate change

Nature Climate Change DOI:10.1038/nclimate1329 (2012)

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Langtang National Park, Nepal (3950m)
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Trisetum spicatum, Cordillera Blanca, Peru (4700m)
Austrian Scientist of the year 2012:
Georg Grabherr
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