About the DVD

This DVD is a supplement to the report ‘Glacial Lakes and Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in Nepal’ prepared by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) for the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)/The World Bank, and published by ICIMOD in 2011 with ISBN 978 92 9115 193 6.

The DVD contains a copy of the full report; the GIS database, satellite images, and DEM used for lake mapping and during the field survey and others; basin wise maps of glacial lakes; field photos taken at different times; video clips of glacial lakes from different years; and a compilation video from the 2009 field investigations. The tools needed for viewing different files are also provided.

Published by

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
GPO Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal

Copyright ©2011
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery/The World Bank
All rights reserved. Published 2011

ISBN 978 92 9115 196 7
LCCN 2011-312005
No use of this publication may be made for resale or for any other commercial purposes whatsoever without prior permission in writing from ICIMOD and the GFDRR Secretariat/World Bank. All images remain the sole property of the source and may not be used for any purposes without written permission from the source.

The views and interpretations of material on this DVD, including the database, are those of the author(s). They are not attributable to ICIMOD, GFDRR/The World Bank and do not imply the expression of any opinion concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries, or endorsement of any product.

Citation: ICIMOD (2011) Glacial lakes and glacial lake outburst floods in Nepal – additional material (DVD). Kathmandu: ICIMOD


The project was made possible through cooperation between the World Bank and ICIMOD. Financial assistance provided by the World Bank is gratefully acknowledged. Additional financial support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for some of the project activities is also gratefully acknowledged.

DVD Compilers
The DVD was prepared by the following team:
- Pradeep K Mool
- Sharad P Joshi
- Rajendra B Shrestha
Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute (CAREERI)
- Wu Lizong
- Bao Liang
- Xu Junli

The full list of team members involved in the study and preparation of the report is provided on the inside front cover of the report

Video clips
The video clips were obtained from the following sources; these are herewith duly acknowledged. Copyright of the videos remains with the originators:
  • - Imja Tsho, 24 April 2009, ICIMOD
  • - Tsho Rolpa, September 1997, JICA/WECS field trip, photographer Pradeep Mool
  • - Tsho Rolpa, 24 April 2009, ICIMOD
  • - Tsho Rolpa Virtual GIS Landsat Image overlaid on SRTM DEM, ICIMOD
  • - Thulagi Lake, April 1994, WECS field trip, photographer Sharad P Joshi
  • - Thulagi Lake, February 1995, WECS field trip, photographer Sharad P Joshi
  • - Tam Pokhari, July 1999, WECS field trip, photographer Sharad P Joshi
  • - Field Glimpses May - September 2009, ICIMOD

The photographs on the DVD were taken by Sharad P Joshi, Pravin Maskey, Arun B Shrestha, and Achyuta P Koirala.