Workshop on ICIMOD Glacier Database of 2011

On 3 May, Samjwal Bajracharya, leader of the glacier mapping and monitoring team, made a detailed presentation on glacier mapping methodology using remote sensing tools and techniques and discussed the steps taken to develop the ICIMOD glacier database of the entire Hindu Kush Himalayan region. After the presentation there was a discussion between experts from ICIMOD and the SERVIR Applied Science Team (SERVIR AST) from the USA led by Prof. Jeffrey Kargel to explore collaborative opportunities and possible joint scientific publications using knowledge from the ICIMOD glacier database.