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The workshop will focus on existing capabilities to model and assess these changes, mitigation and adaptability strategies in a rapidly changing cryosphere, eco-social sustainability, and the role of the cryosphere in the earth’s future.
available until now. The Cryosphere Initiative at the International Centre
Upstream and downstream are connected. So are natural resources and human livelihoods. Improving the management of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development
Eighty-plus policy maker and journalist participants from Afghanistan China, India and Pakistan, were present as Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan, Hafeez-ur-Rahman opened the International Conference on Climate and Environmental Change Impacts on
Publications - Cryosphere Initiative
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
ICIMOD is a regional learning and knowledge sharing centre of the Hindu Kush Himalayas searving Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – based in Kathmandu.
Initiative and Cryosphere Monitoring Programme,
Cryosphere describes elements of the earth containing water in a natural frozen state. This can come in the form of glaciers, snow cover, lake and river ice, permafrost, and seasonally frozen ground. The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is one of
The majestic Himalaya draws its name from snow. “Himalaya” is descriptive term in Sanskrit which translates to “abode of snow”. However, snow cover area is decreasing in Himalaya as it is the world over. Global warming is further