Training on Glacier Monitoring and Expedition to Yala Glacier, Nepal


From 8 to 24 November 2013, ICIMOD and partners will carry out an expedition to Yala Glacier in the Langtang Valley, Nepal. The expedition is part of the Cryosphere Monitoring Project, funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 

The objectives of the expedition are to provide hands-on training on glaciological field measurements on Yala Glacier, take glacier mass balance and hydrological measurements, and maintain the hydro-meteorological stations. The training is conducted for the partner institutes that comprise Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Government of Nepal, Water and Energy Commission Secretariat, Government of Nepal, Tribhuvan University, and Kathmandu University (on invitation only).