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18 Jun 2019 News
Bucking the trend: Glaciers in Astore Basin have remained stable in recent times

Ground-based research results showed much lesser mass loss compared with that detected through remote sensing, with remarkably low uncertainty. The ...

16 May 2019 News
When the levee breaks: Reducing GLOF risks through dam breach modelling

Given the Koshi basin’s susceptibility to disasters, many communities near the Koshi River are constantly at risk. In a bid ...

25 Jun 2018 News
Capacity building on Earth observation leads to Afghanistan’s first glacier inventory

In Afghanistan, glaciers serve as the headwaters of the Amu Darya River Basin and contribute to the Indus River Basin. ...

21 Jun 2018 News
First comprehensive report on glacial lakes in the Hindu Kush Himalaya released

Experts refer to the different types of glacial lakes based on dam type and the process by which the lake ...

10 Jul 2017 News
ICIMOD DG Inaugurates Nepal GIS Society Office Building

Krishna Poudel, the president of the society, chaired the programme. Welcoming guests to the programme, he highlighted the activities of ...

18 Apr 2017 News
Lessons Learnt from Training on Mapping and Monitoring Glaciers using RS and GIS at ICIMOD

The participants came from the National Center for Hydrology and Meteorology (NCHM), Bhutan; Karakoram International University (KIU), Pakistan; the Department ...

8 Jun 2016 News
Reflections on the Training Workshop on GIS/RS

Bhakta Bahadur Karki, an Advisor-Knowledge Management and Communication who works with the High Value Agriculture Project (HVAP) project took part ...

6 Apr 2016 News
Anchoring Transboundary Cooperation: Vegetation and Land Use Type Map of Kailash Sacred Landscape

Kailash sacred landscape covers more than 31,000 km2 geographical area and is spread across China, India, and Nepal. It exhibits ...