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The training is a regular annual activity conducted under the Cryosphere Monitoring Programme (CMP) of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). It aims to build the capacities of national partners on the use of Remote

This five day training is jointly organized by SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya of ICIMOD in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Water, Afghanistan. The training is intended to build capacity of ICIMOD’s national partners in the region to map

A field team was soon on its way, an example of the quick response to the needs of its regional member countries that ICIMOD is poised to provide. The scientific team, put together by the SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative and Cryosphere Monitoring

With warming in the HKH being higher than the global average (ICIMOD, 2007), climate induced natural hazards are likely to be exacerbated, including severe glacial melting and the formation of glacial lakes and, GLOFs.

Alpine eco-systems are sensitive to global temperature rise and have been a focus of climate change research. As resources of fresh water, the cryosphere as a whole, and glaciers in particular, have drawn much interest from the scientific community.

flood early warning system with telemetry (CBFEWS with telemetry) was successfully conducted at Khokhana in Kathmandu on 28 March 2017. A joint team comprising of officials from the International Centre for

The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is one of the most dynamic, diverse, and complex mountain systems in the world, providing fresh water resources to more than 210 million people in the mountains and 1.3 billion people downstream.

The April 2015 earthquake had far reaching impacts in the HKH region. Although the epicentre was north-west of Kathmandu, Nepal, in the Tibet Autonomous Region

flood early warning system (CB-FEWS) is an integrated system of tools and plans to detect and respond to flood emergencies. It’s managed by the communities themselves and, if properly designed and implemented, can make the difference

ICIMOD shares results of glacial lakes studies

The training was organized by ICIMOD with technical assistance from Sustainable Eco Engineering, supported by the Governments of Norway and Sweden in India (Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme) and the Australian Government through the

GIS and Remote Sensing

Much of Nepal and bordering areas of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China were heavily shaken by the moment magnitude 7.8 (7.6 ML, NSC) earthquake on 25 April 25 2015 and its aftershock of moment magnitude 7.3 (USGS; 6.8 ML, NSC). After the two

In the fertile floodplain area of Sarpallo Village Development Committee (VDC), 270 kms east of Kathmandu, life is back to normal for local villagers in the waning days of monsoon. As a flood-prone area, Sarpallo villagers have faced summer floods

Mountain Environment Regional Information System

The installation of CB-FEWS in Mahottari District followed a five-day CB-FEWS training at ICIMOD’s Knowledge Park in early June. While ICIMOD and its partners are involved in the initial stages...

Mountain Environment Regional Information System

A vast amount of data about the Koshi River Basin is now at your fingertips, even in the field from a mobile phone. It has long been a challenge for users working on transboundary issues to find reliable data that doesn’t stop at borders, which

This application has been developed under SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative. The SERVIR Project, NASA, USAID and ICIMOD make no express or implied warranty of this application and associated data as to the merchantability or fitness for a particular

he application allows users to view and monitor of Kayar Khola watershed covers an area of 8,002 ha at an elevation of 245 to 1944 m in Chitwan district in the central development region of Nepal. Mainly swiping tools allow visitors to see the