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17 Apr 2019 News
HKH Science News: Conventional models for glacier melt calculation may not work in High Mountain Asia environments

The conventional approach of using temperature index models for modelling glacier ablation requires few input variables and relies on simple ...

16 Nov 2018 News
Glaciologists share their research findings from the three “poles”

On 29 October 2018, glaciologists from three poles of the globe came together to discuss their research and explore new ...

13 Nov 2018 News
ICIMOD’s partners in Nepal hail successful cryosphere research collaboration

In collaboration with the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), the Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS), Tribhuvan University (TU), ...

30 Oct 2018 News
Collaborative research on the Ponkar Glacier with Kathmandu University

The team conducted measurements at the lower parts of the glacier to quantify ice melt amount under debris layers and ...

8 Aug 2018 News
Three students graduate from KU’s glaciology programme

In December 2018, three new students – Aman Thapa, Anushilan Acharya, and Reeju Shrestha – graduated from this MS programme ...

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 ...