Cryosphere Spring Research Expeditions


From 7 to 22 May 2013, ICIMOD and Kathmandu University carry out an expedition to Langtang Glacier in the Langtang Valley. The expedition is partly joined by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), to collaborate on glacier measurements and setup instruments. The objectives of this expedition are to install an automatic weather station on the Langtang Glacier, to measure discharge in the Langtang Khola and to download climate data from Kyangjing station.