Khumbu Valley and Yala Glacier Expeditions

(16 November - 3 December 2015)

Follow two teams of ICIMOD scientists on expeditions through Nepal's Himalayas. The Khumbu Valley team heads to the home of Mount Everest to maintain meteorological stations and collect data from high-altitude glacier monitoring sites. The Yala Glacier team makes its way into Langtang Valley to measure mass balance of Yala glacier, take snow samples and conduct training.