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A special thematic issue of the Annals of Glaciology has recently been published by Cambridge University Press. The thirty-eight open access papers, written by research teams from around the globe, cover different aspects of glaciological research
When parasitic mushroom spores infect the larvae of ghost moths living in Himalayan soil, a thin fingerlike fungus bursts from the head of the dead caterpillar and sets off an annual gold rush in mountain communities.
One of the most important changes is that ICIMOD partners including researchers and government officials started to accept the importance of community participation and to encourage collaborative action in managing rangeland resources. It has
Approximately 45 national and international experts on the Upper Indus Basin and media persons will observe glacier monitoring stations, hydrological stations, and weather stations installed by the Pakistan Meteorological Department, Water and Power
Scientists discuss glaciers
Second WCRP CORDEX Science and Training Workshop in South Asia
Professor Yang Yong Ping is Deputy Director and Professor of Botany at the Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (KIBCAS).
Mount Kailash: Sacred Routes Making Ways for Sustainability
Arnico Panday is Lead Atmospheric Scientist and Coordinator for ICIMOD´s Atmosphere Initiative. He is also a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia, and a Visiting Assistant Professor
In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and
Himalayan Karakorum Tibet Workshop and International Symposium
Joint Expedition to Yala Glacier
New Reports Identify Impacts of Climate Change on World’s Highest Mountains
Scientists Push Forward on Third Pole Collaboration
The Indus Basin is shared by Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, with the upper portion resting in the Hindu Kush, Karakorum, and Himalayan ranges. The basin ranks among the most important in the world in terms of human dependence, supporting