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Academic Training

  • B.S. amp; M.S. 1977, Khar’kov State University, USSR
  • Ph.D. 1991, Moscow State University, USSR

Professional Experience

  • 2010-2011: Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity, Arizona State University, U.S.A.
  • 2006-present: Director, Dryland Sustainability Institute, Mongolia
  • 2002-present: Professor, Environmental RS/GIS  Laboratory, National University of Mongolia
  • 1991-present: Visiting Senior Scientist / Research Scientist, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, U.S.A.
  • 2010: Department of Environmental Policy and Science, Mongolian Development Institute, the Office of the President of Mongolia amp; the Mongolian Academy of Sciences
  • 2006-2007: Adviser to the Minister, Ministry of Construction and Urban Development
  • 2004-2006: Director, Regional settlement planning division, Urban development department, Ministry of Construction and Urban Development
  • 2002-2006: Professor, Department of Meteorology, Hydrology and (Chair in 2003-2004)    Ecology, School of Physics and Electronics, National University of Mongolia
  • 1996-1998: Adviser to the Minister, Ministry of Nature and Environment, Mongolia
  • 1991: Adviser to the President, Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS)
  • 1990-1991: Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Biotechnology, MAS
  • 1977-1989: Research Scientist, Institute of Physics and Technology, MAS

Teaching Experience

  • 2002-present: “Ecosystems”, “Ecosystem theories and management”, “Global change and sustainable development”, “Rangeland dynamics”, “Landscape ecology”, Climate change and social-ecological system”, “Ecological economics” and “Professional English” at the National University of Mongolia
  • 2005-2006: “Reform of administrative-territorial division of Mongolia” at the Academy of Management
  • 1987-1989: “Mathematical modeling of ecological processes” and “Thermodynamics in biology” at the National University of Mongolia
  • 1978-1986: “Selected topics in physics”, Special (advanced) Mathematical Class, Laboratory School No1, Ulaanbaatar

Committees and Organizations

  • 2009-present: Science amp; Technology Committee, the Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism
  • 2009-present: SSC Member of the Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study (MAIRS)
  • 2006-present: Vice-Chair of the Global Change National Committee, Mongolia
  • 2006-present: President of the Global Citizen, NGO
  • 2007-present: Executive Committee Member of the UN GAID CoE Education: Global Alliance for Enhancing Access to and Application of Scientific Data in Developing Countries (e-SDDC)
  • 2004-present: Secretary of the socio-economic working group to develop a new proposal on administrative-territorial division of Mongolia, set up by the Prime-Minister’s Resolution
  • 2004-present: Science amp; Technology Committee, the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development
  • 2004-present: Science Committee of the Mongolian Development Institute
  • 2004-present: Science Committee of the National University of Mongolia
  • 2003-present: Science Committee of the Physics and Electronics School, National University of Mongolia
  • 2003-present: Continuing Committee of the International Rangeland Congress (representative of Central Asia
    and Mongolia)

Present Research Interests

Climate change adaptation, sustainable development, rangeland ecosystem, and social-ecological system

Consulting and Advising Experiences

  • Mid-term assessment of the “Institutional capacity in Pastoral Risk Management”, “Sustainable     Livelihood Program”, funded by the WB, Mongolia, February-May, 2010.
  • HDR-2010 background paper writer on “Land degradation and desertification in Mongolia”
  • Adviser for “the Northeast Asia Summit on Climate Change”, May-June 2009.
  • Adviser on “Program Development to Combat Desertification in Mongolia”, 2008-2009.
    The Millennium Challenge Account Mongolia’s Review Panel Member for Selection of the     Environmental and Social
  • Oversight Consultant, August 2008 amp; March 2009.
  • ASEM Seminar on Climate Change. The goal of the seminar was to advise the ASEM Summit. October 2-3, 2008. Tokyo, Japan.
  • Adviser to the Minister Construction and Urban Development of Mongolia on regional settlement planning, 2006-2007.
  • Senior Specialist, the Secretariat of the Millennium Challenge Account Mongolia, January-May 2006.
  • Secretary of the Socio-Economic Working Group to develop a new proposal on “Administrative-Territorial Division of Mongolia, by the Prime-Minister’s Resolution, 2004-2005.
  • “Concept for Sustainable Development of Mongolia” (UNDP funded project). T. Chuluun (Team Leader), L. Tsedendamba, Ts. Suhbaatar, D. Dagvadorj, L. Nyamtseren, and T. Enebish. 2004.
  • Review Mission Member of the project on “Integrated forage-livestock adaptive research project in Central Asia”. The International Funds for Agriculture Development (the IFAD consultant),     September 25 – October 7, 2003.
  • Adviser to the Minister on Nature and Environment of Mongolia, 1996-1998.
  • Program Associate for Dryland Development, the Winrock International Institute for Agriculture Development, January-March, 1994.
  • Adviser to the President of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS), 1991.

Grant Experience (1996 and later shown)

  • Dryland Development Paradigm (DDP) Application for Pastoral Systems in the South-facing Slopes of the Khangai Mountains, the Most Vulnerable to Climate and Land Use Changes in Mongolia (APN: 2008CB-FP12-Togtohyn). 6/1/2009-7/1/2011. Funding level: $60,000, T. Chuluun, PI. http://www.apngcr.org/en/gcannouncements/Official%20Announcement%20of%2014th%20IGM%20Approved%20Awards_CAPaBLE.pdf
  • Northern Eurasian C-land use-climate interactions in the semi-arid regions (NASA). 10/1/2004-9/30/2009 (including no cost extension period).
  • Policy Framework for Adaptation Strategies for the Mongolian Rangelands to Climate Change at Multiple Scales (ACCCA pilot project). 4/1/2007-6/30/2009. Funding level: $70,000, T.Chuluun, Principal Investigator.
    http://www.acccaproject.org/evolution/modules/knowledgebox/external2/view.php?id=301amp;kbid=5
  • Potential Impacts of Climate Change, and Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment for Grassland Ecosystem and Livestock Sector in Mongolia (GEF/UNEP/START/TWAS). 1/1/02-12/31/04. Funding level: $210,000, T. Chuluun, Co-Principal Investigator.
  • Biocomplexity, Spatial Scale and Fragmentation: Implications for Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems (SCALE) (U.S. National Science Foundation). 10/1/2001-9/30/2006. Funding level: $1,900,000.
  • Open Symposium on “Change and Sustainability of Pastoral Land Use Systems in East and Central Asia” (APN/START). 5/1/01-2/28/02. Funding level: $65,000, T. Chuluun, Principal Investigator.
  • Climate Ecosystem Interactions on East Asian Steppes: Implications of Climate Change and Land Use Intensity (U.S. National Science Foundation). 3/15/00-3/14/03. Funding level: $468,724.
  • Data Base Development for Integrated Assessment of Sustainable Land Use in Temperate East Asia (APN/START). 6/1/99-4/1/00. Funding level: $90,850.
  • Climate and land use/cover change sensitivity analysis in the temperate grasslands of Asia (START). 6/1/98-5/31/99. Funding level: $18,000, T. Chuluun, Principal Investigator.
  • Grassland Delineation in the Northern Great Plains Steppe of the U.S. (The Nature Conservancy). 3/1/97-7/1/97. Funding level: $19,032.
  • Analysis of Past and Current Changes in Grassland Ecosystem Dynamics in Asia and North America (U.S. National Science Foundation). 1/1/96-4/1/99 (GANA). Funding level: $199,959.

Invited Presentations, Organized Workshops, etc (2001 and later shown)

  • January 29-February 1, 2001. Land use change and carbon cycle in arid and semi-arid lands of east and central Asia. Workshop on Land Use Change and the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle in Asia, Kobe, Japan.
  • June 28- July 1, 2001. Open Symposium on “Change and Sustainability of Pastoral Land Use Systems in Temperate and Central Asia”, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (Organizer).
  • January 17-19, 2002. Potential application of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for Mongolia. The 11th Annual Meeting of North America-Mongolia Business Council, Denver, U.S.A.
  • September 9-11, 2002. Change and sustainability of pastoral land use systems in Temperate East and Central Asia. The Asia-Pacific LUCC synthesis workshop, Kobe, Japan.
  • January 10, 2003. Adaptation strategies to global changes. Round table discussion on sustainable development of Mongolia in the 21st century, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • September 18-20, 2003. Main ideas of Sustainable Development Concept of Mongolia. International Conference on “Sustainable development and culture”, organized by the University of Science and Technology.
  • November 17, 2003. Sustainable development and science. Meeting on “Development and Science”, organized by the Mongolian Academy of Sciences.
  • December 9–11, 2004. Plant Productivity and Onset Change Trends of the Mongolian Grasslands. Asia- Pacific Environmental Innovation Strategy (APEIS) 3rd Integrated Environmental Monitoring (IEM) Workshop, Singapore.
  • September 4-8, 2006. Challenge for Carbon Emission Reduction in Ulaanbaatar City, The meeting on “Carbon Management at Urban and Regional Levels: Connecting Development Decisions to Global Issues”, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • November 9-12, 2006. Vulnerability and adaptation options of the coupled human-environmental system to global change in Mongolia. Parallel session 44, Climate mitigation and sustainable development: How can they be reconciled? An Earth System Science Partnership Open Science Conference on “Global Environmental Change: Regional Challenges”, Beijing, China.
  • April 4-6, 2007. Socio-economic and climate drivers of land–use and land-cover changes in Mongolia. NASA Land-Cover and Land-Use Change Science Team Meeting, UMUC Inn and Conference Center, Maryland, U.S.A.
    ftp://ftp.iluci.org/LCLUC_APR2007/ togtohyn_lcluc_apr2007_poster_slides
  • August 12-17, 2007. The Northern Eurasia Earth Science Partnership Initiative (NEESPI) Workshop on “Northern Eurasia Terrestrial Processes, their Change and Role in the Global Earth System” held by the Aspen Global Change Institute, Aspen, Colorado, U.S.A.
  • December 2, 2007. Vulnerability of the Mongolian Steppe and Nomadic Culture to Climate Change: Adaptation or Catastrophe. Seminar series organized by the APN, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research, as one of the preliminary events of the G8 environmental ministers meeting, Kobe, Japan.
    http://www.apn-gcr.org/en/activity/hyogo/Chuluun%20Togtohyn_APN%20International%20Seminar.pdf
  • April 14-17, 2008. Resilience and transformation of pastoral community-cultural landscape systems in Mongolia. International Science and Policy Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • May 5-9, 2008. IGBP Congress “Environmental Changes in Mongolia: Adaptation or Collapse” 4th IGBP Congress: ‘Sustainable Livelihoods in a Changing Earth System’, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • June 16-20, 2008. Resilience Theory and Social-ecological Systems. Workshop on “Does Community-based Rangeland Ecosystem Management Increase Resilience of Rural Communities to Climate and Socio-Economic Changes in Mongolia?”, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • June 25-27, 2008. ACCCA Asia Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • June 29 – July 05, 2008. “A policy to strengthen pastoral communities and restore cultural landscapes for climate change adaptation and sustainability”. XXI International Grassland Congress and VIII International Rangeland Congress, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China.
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  • October 5-9, 2008. Conservation and Transformation of Pastoral Community-Cultural Landscape System in Mongolia, World Conservation Congress, Barcelona, Spain.
  • October 12-14, 2008. APN workshop on food and water security, Vladivostok, Russia.
  • December 22, 2008. Adaptation of pastoral systems to climate change in Mongolia. Dalian Nationalities University, Dalian, China.
  • February 2-3, 2009. The Regional Consultation Meeting in Asia-Pacific on the development of the global climate change adaptation network, Mita Campus, Keio University, Tokyo, JAPAN.
  • March 5-6, 2009. Land Degradation, Desertification and Sand and Dust Storms Problems: Sub-regional Challenges by T.Chuluun, A.Khaulenbeck, D.Jugder. The North East Asia Director Generals Meeting on Climate Change, Ulaanbaatar.
  • April 16-17, 2009. The First National Forum on Desertification, the Session Chair, Ulaanbaatar.
  • April 28, 2009. A coordination meeting of external partners and projects on “Desertification, Dust and Sand Storms in context of Climate Change agenda”, Ulaanbaatar.
  • May 14-15, 2009. Northeast Asian Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change, Ulaanbaatar.
  • June 12, 2009. Climate Change Adaptation Policy Framework for Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems in Mongolia. UNFCCC COP15 side event, Bonn, Germany.
  • June 15-17, 2009. International Workshop on Vulnerability and Resilience of Land Systems in Asia, Beijing, China.
  • July 20-21, 2009. MAIRS SSC meeting, Beijing, China.
  • July 23-25, 2009. 2nd MAIRS Dryland Workshop, Changchun, Jilin Province, China.
  • September 12-15, 2009. Inter-Agency Collaborative Technologies in Earth Observations for Global Change Research in the Asia-Pacific Region, International Training Workshop, Ulaanbaatar.
  • September 15-20, 2009. Joint NASA LCLUC Science Team Meeting and GOFC-GOLD/NERIN,  NEESPI, MAIRS Workshop on “Monitoring land cover, land use and fire in agricultural and semi-arid regions of Northern Eurasia”, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • October 15-19, 2009. Third Workshop of APN CAPaBLE CRP Integrated Model Development for Water and Food Security Assessments. Model System (FAWSIM) Training workshop, Ulaanbaatar.
  • November 4-6, 2009. Meeting on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability to Climate Change in Developing Countries, São José dos Campos, Brazil.
  • February 12-15, 2010. Regional consultation meeting on development of the global climate change adaptation network, Tsukuba, Japan.
  • March 22-25, 2010. Dryland working group meeting on Coupled Human-Environmental (CHE) systems in the MAIRS region. Kunming, China.
  • June 17-18, 2010. Consultation meeting of the Asia-Pacific Adaptation Network on “Integration of Climate Change Adaptation into Sustainable Development of Mongolia”, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • August 16-20, 2010. Panel Chair on “Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Development of Mongolia”. The Second International Conference on Climate, Sustainability and Development in semiarid regions – ICID, Fortaleza, Brazil.
  • August 16-20, 2010. Altanbagana, M., T. Chuluun, D. Ojima and G. Sarantuya. 2010. Vulnerability assessment of the Mongolian rangeland ecosystems. The Second International Conference on Climate, Sustainability and Development in semiarid regions – ICID, Fortaleza, Brazil.
  • August 16-20, 2010. Chuluun, T. 2010. Opportunities for synergies between climate change,  desertification, conservation and human development at multiple scales. The Second International Conference on Climate, Sustainability and Development in semiarid regions – ICID, Fortaleza, Brazil.
  • September 30-October 3, 2010. Chuluun, T. Adaptation of pastoral social-ecological systems to market economy and climate change in Mongolia, North American Regional Meeting of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC), Tempe campus, Arizona, USA.
  • October 17-19, 2010. Chuluun, T., D. Ojima, M. Altanbagana, S. Davaanyam and B. Tserenchunt. Vulnerability and resilience of pastoral social-ecological systems in Mongolia. GLP Open Science Meeting, Tempe campus, Arizona, USA.
  • October 21-22, 2010. Chuluun, T. and B. Tsogoo. Vulnerability of pastoral social-ecological systems at multiple scales in Mongolia. Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum: Mainstreaming adaptation into development planning, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • October 25, 2010. Chuluun, T. “Vulnerability and Resilience of Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems in Mongolia”. The Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity’s Brown Bag discussion, Tempe Campus of the ASU, USA.
  • October 28, 2010. Chuluun, T. The Dynamical Discussion by the Consortium for Biosocial Complex Systems, Tempe Campus of the ASU, USA (Speaker).
  • January 10-12, 2011. MAIRS SSC meeting, Sanya City, Hainan Province, China.
  • January 19-20, 2011. The workshop on “Integration of Climate Change Adaptation into Development Planning in Mongolia”, Tokyo, Japan (Co-organizer).
  • February 10-11, 2011. The 3rd Meeting of Earth System Visioning, Paris, France.
  • March 11-16, 2011. Chuluun, T. “Resilient Development of Pastoral Social-Ecologcial Systems in the Mongolian Gobi”. Resilience 2011 Second International Science and Policy Conference on “Resilience, Innovation and Sustainability: Navigating the Complexities of Global Change”, Tempe, Arizona, USA (oral presentation).
  • April 2-8, 2011. Chuluun, T. “Vulnerability and adaptation of pastoral social-ecological systems at multiple scales in Mongolia”. IX International Rangeland Congress – IRC2011 on “Diverse Rangelands for a Sustainable Society, Rosario, Argentina (invited oral presentation).
  • April 16-18, 2011. Chuluun, T. “New and emerging challenges”. “RIO+20” Regional Workshop for Asia amp; the Pacific. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Selected Publications (out of 100+)

  • Chuluun, T. 2000. Climate variability, nomadic society and turbulent history: A Mongolian case study. Update-IHDP, Newsletter of the International Human Dimensions Program on Global Environmental Change 1: 10-12 and NOMADIC, Newsletter of the International Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilization, 2001, June No.20: 8.
  • Chuluun, T, D. Ojima, L. Tieszen, R. Baatar, O. Chognii, G. Erdenejav and Z. Chen. 2000. Inter-comparisons of soil stable isotopes and organic carbon in grasslands of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia. Pages 73-86 In: Land Use in Temperate East Asia:
  • Current Status and Future Trends, Proceedings of the Workshop organized by Dennis Ojima and Chuluun Togtohyn, Beijing, China, March 5-8, 1998.
  • Chuluun, T., A. Enhbat and B. Shurentuya. 2000. Conservation through development of traditional informal institutions in Mongolia. Pages 9 In: The Ecological Society of America 85th Annual Meeting, Snowbird, Utah.
  • Ojima, D. and T. Chuluun. 2001. Sustainability of Pastoral Systems in Mongolia. Pages 342-347 In: International Symposium on “Dialogue among Civilizations: Interaction between Nomadic and Other Cultures of Central Asia”, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • Chuluun, T., D. Ojima, L. Tieszen, B. Shurentuya, J. Dodd, J. Belnap, R. Baatar, Kh. Buyan-Orshih, Sh. Tsooj, Li Xianzhen, Bai Youngfei, Jian Ni, J. Rain, M. Erdenetuya, C. Robbins amp; S. Enh-Amgalan. 2002. The Mongolian East-west Steppe Transect (MEST) survey. Pages 169-176 In Togtohyn Chuluun and Dennis Ojima (eds), Fundamental Issues Affecting Sustainability of the Mongolian Steppe, Interpress Publishing and Printing, Ulaanbaatar.
  • Togtohyn Chuluun and Dennis Ojima (eds). 2002. Fundamental Issues Affecting Sustainability of the Mongolian Steppe. Proceedings of the Open Symposium on “Change and Sustainability of Pastoral Land Use Systems in Temperate and Central Asia”, June 28- July 1, 2001, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Interpress Publishing and Printing, Ulaanbaatar, pp 372.
  • Ellis, J., K. Price, R. Boone, Yu. Fangfang, T. Chuluun and Yu. Mei. 2002. Integrated assessment of climate change effects on vegetation in Mongollia and Inner Mongolia. Pages 26-34 In Togtohyn Chuluun and Dennis Ojima (eds), Fundamental Issues Affecting Sustainability of the Mongolian Steppe, Interpress Publishing and Printing, Ulaanbaatar.
  • Chuluun, Togtohyn and Dennis Ojima. October 2002. Land use change and carbon cycle in arid and semi-arid lands of east and central Asia. Science in China, Life Sciences – Series C, No. 45 Supp.: 48-56.
  • Chuluun, Togtohyn and Dennis Ojima. 2003. Simulation of soil carbon changes associated with altered grazing patterns in the Mongolian Steppe. Problems on meteorology, hydrology and ecology, Department of Meteorology, Hydrology and Ecology, the Physic Electronics School, the National University of Mongolia, pp.112-126.
  • Togtohyn Chuluun and Lhamsuren Nyamtseren. 2003. Future scenarios of the world development. Unen, May 10, 2003, No. 93: 4 (In Mongolian).
  • Dagvadorj, D., L. Nyamtseren, T. Chuluun, L. Tsedendamba, Ts. Suhbaatar, and T. Enebish. 2003. A concept on sustainable development of Mongolia and regional development. Development Studies of Mongolia by the Institute of National Development, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, 2003 (1): 31-38.
  • Chuluun, Togtohyn and Ayurzana Enh-Amgalan . 2003. Tragedy of commons during transition to market economy and alternative future for the Mongolian rangelands. Proceedings of the VII International Rangeland Congress, African Journal of Range amp; Forage Science, vol. 20 (2): 115.
  • Ojima, Dennis, Togtohyn Chuluun and Boldyn Bolortsetseg. 2003. Climate change impact on rangeland productivity. Proceedings of the VII International Rangeland Congress, African Journal of Range amp; Forage Science, vol. 20 (2): 154-155.
  • Dennis Ojima, Zhiqiang Gao, Liu Jiyuan, Mary Kneeland and Chuluun Togtohyn. 2003. Land cover analysis along semi-arid transect in Asia. In Xiaoling Pan, Wei Gao, Michael H. Glantz, Yoshika Honda, editors. Ecosystem dynamics, ecosystem-society interactions, and remote sensing applications for semi-arid and arid land, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 4890: 575-586.
  • Chuluun Togtohyn and Dennis Ojima. 2004. Change and Sustainability of Pastoral Land Use Systems in Temperate and Central Asia. In: Initial Synthesis of Land-Use and Land-Cover Change Research in Asia and Pacific: A summary of APN-funded research activities focused on understanding land-use and land –cover change as an agent of global change in Asia and the Pacific, APN.
  • Chuluun, T., L. Tsedendamba, Ts. Suhbaatar, D. Dagvadorj, L. Nyamtseren and T. Enebish. 2004. Concept of Sustainable Development of Mongolia. Daily News, 117: 14 (In Mongolian).
  • Ojima, D.S., T. Chuluun, B. Bolortsetseg, C.J. Tucker, and J. Hicke. 2004. Eurasian land use impacts on rangeland productivity. Pages 293-301 In R. DeFries and G. P. Asner, editors. Ecosystem interactions with land use change. American Geophysical Union. Geophysical Monograph Series. Volume 153. Washington D.C.
  • Begzsuren, S., J.E. Ellis, D.S. Ojima, M.B. Coughenour and T. Chuluun. 2004. Livestock responses to droughts and severe winter weather in the Gobi Three Beauty National Park, Mongolia. Journal of Arid Environments 59(4):785-796.
  • Chuluun, T. and M. Altanbagana. 2005. Use of remote sensing information in administrative-territorial reform of Mongolia. Pages 71-76 In: The First National Conference on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System Applications, Ulaanbaatar.
  • Chuluun, T., M. Altanbagana and G. Sarantuya. 2005. Vulnerability and adaptation assessment of the Mongolian pastoral systems to climate and land use changes. The Proceedings of the Department of Biology, School of Natural Sciences, Mongolian Education University, 4: 182-189 (In Mongolian).
  • Chuluun, T. 2005. Vulnerability assessment of the Mongolian rangelands to climate and land use changes. Pages 330-331 In: The 6th open meeting of the international human dimensions meeting of global environmental change on “Global environmental change, globalization and international security: New challenges for the 21st century” Conference book, Bonn, Germany.
  • Chuluun, T. 2005. A new administrative-territorial division of Mongolia as a mechanism to increase adaptive capacity to climate change. Pages 436 In: The 6th open meeting of the international human dimensions meeting of global environmental change on “Global environmental change, globalization and international security: new challenges for the 21st century” Conference book, Bonn, Germany.
  • Ojima, D. and Chuluun, T. 2005. Socio-economic and global change impacts on rangeland productivity of the Eurasian steppes of the Mongolian plateau and Kazakhstan. Pages 283 In: The 6th open meeting of the international human dimensions meeting of global environmental change on “Global environmental change, globalization and international security: new challenges for the 21st century” Conference book, Bonn, Germany.
  • Chuluun, T., P. Nergui, S. Davaanyam, M. Altanbagana and B. Ariunmunkh. 2005. “Proposal of new administrative-territorial division of Mongolia”, submitted to the President of Mongolia by the Division of Regional Settlement Planning of the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development.
  • Batima, P., B. Bat, S. Tserendash, L. Bayarbaatar, S. Shiirev-Adya, G. Tuvaansuren, L. Natsagdorj and T. Chuluun. 2005. Adaptation to Climate Change. P. Batima and D. Tserendorj. (eds), Admon Publishing, Ulaanbaatar, 90 pp.
  • Chuluun, T, M. Altanbagana, S. Davaanyam amp; D. Ojima. 2006. Vulnerability and adaptation options of the coupled human-environmental system to global change in Mongolia. Pages 148 In: A program of Earth System Science Partnership Open Science Conference on “Global Environmental Change: Regional Challenges”, Beijing, China.
  • Chuluun, T., S. Davaanyam, M. Altanbagana, D. Ojima. 2007. A policy on adaptation of pastoral system to climate change. Pages 99-108 In: Against Desertification: Policy, research, technology and actions, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • Ojima, D. and T. Chuluun. 2008. Policy Changes in Mongolia: Implications for Land Use and Landscapes. Pages 179-193 In: Galvin, K.A., Reid, R.S., Behnke, R.H. and Hobbs, N.T. (eds), Fragmentation in Semi-arid and Arid Landscapes: Consequences for Human and Natural Systems. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Chuluun, T, S. Davaanyam and M. Altanbagana. 2008. “Desertification disaster is knocking the door” brochure, Bishrelt Tenger Publishing, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 48pp.
  • Chuluun, T., S. Davaanyam, M. Altanbagana and D. Ojima. 2008. A policy to strengthen pastoral communities and to restore cultural landscapes for climate change adaptation and sustainability. XXI Grassland and Rangeland Congress amp; VIII International Grassland Congress on “Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World” Volume II: 930.
  • Chuluun, T. 2008. Adaptation Strategies of Pastoral Communities to Climate Change in Central Mountainous Region of Mongolia. Update-IHDP, Newsletter of the International Human Dimensions Program on global environmental change, 2: 53-58.
    http://www.ihdp.unu.edu/file/IHDP+Updates/IHDP+Update+2008+2?menu=60
  • Chuluun, T., M.Altanbagana and C.Davaanyam. 2008. Policy on adaptation of pastoral systems to climate change, The project brochure, Admon Publishing, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 46pp.
  • Chuluun, T. 2008. The National Program to Combat Desertification: Contribution from ecosystems perspectives (In Mongolian).
  • Chuluun, T, S. Davaanyam, M. Altanbagana and B. Saruul. 2009. “Desertification: Causes, consequences and solutions for reduction” brochure, Monhiin Useg Group Publishing, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 32pp.
  • Chuluun, T., D.Jugder, and A.Khaulenbeck. 2009. Dust Storms, Desertification amp; Dryland Degradation: Sub-regional Challenges. Pages 25-38 In: The Northeast Asia Summit on Climate Change: Director-Generals Meeting, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • Chuluun, T., S. Davaanyam and M. Altanbagana. 2009. Adaptation Strategy and Future Options of Pastoral Systems to Climate Change. Geographic Issues 311 (7), 31-41 (In Mongolian).
  • Davaanyam, S. and T. Chuluun. 2009. Vulnerability Assessment of Pastoral Communities to Climate Change. Geographic Issues 311 (7), 22-30 (In Mongolian).
  • Chuluun, T. and M. Altanbagana. 2010. Vulnerability and Adaptation Policy Options of Social-Ecological Systems to Climate Change. Proceedings of the Conference on “Development, Science and Technology of the Western Region”, Ulaanbaatar, 369-384 (In Mongolian).
  • Chuluun, T. 2010. Recommendations for “Institutional capacity in pastoral risk management”, Sustainable Livelihoods Project II, Mongolia. Executive summary of the National Conference on “Community participation in local development”, Ulaanbaatar, 2010, 46-53.
  • Altanbagana, M., and T. Chuluun. 2010. Vulnerability assessment of social-ecological system of Mongolia. The Proceedings of the 4th International and National workshop “Applications of Geo-informatics for Natural Resource and Environment”, June 2010, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • Chuluun, T., B. Tserenchunt2, D. Ojima1, R.Tsolmon3, N. Enkhjargal3, T. Erdenezaya3 and B. Batbileg. 2010. Vegetation trends analysis in Mongolia: Using long-term remotely sensed vegetation index NDVI (1982-2008). The Proceedings of the 4th International and National workshop “Applications of Geo-informatics for Natural Resource and Environment”, June 2010, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
  • Ojima, Dennis, Togtokh Chuluun, and Myagmarsuren Altanbagana. 2010. Vulnerability and Resilience of the Mongolian Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems to Multiple Stressors. GLP book (accepted).
  • Chuluun, T., M.Altanbagana, S.Davaanyam, B.Tserenchunt and D.Ojima. 2010. Vulnerability of Pastoral Communities in Central Mongolia to Climate and Land Use Changes. GLP book (accepted).
  • Chuluun, T. 2010. Land degradation and desertification in Mongolia. Background paper for the “Human Development Report-2010-Mongolia’ (commissioned paper).
  • Chuluun Togtokh and Owen Gaffney. 2010 Human Sustainable Development Index. – OurWorld 2.0 –web-magazine of the United Nations University, November 5.
    http://ourworld.unu.edu/en/the-2010-human-sustainable-development-index/
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