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By the end of the year, ICIMOD had repaired broken weather stations, replaced broken sensors and solar panels, and continued its scientific work by conducting surveys of surface height change of the debriscovered Langtang and Lirung glaciers.
Researchers from ICIMOD’s Cryosphere Initiative, the University of Utrecht and Kathmandu University are conducting a research expedition to Langtang valley from 16 April to 4 May. The researchers will visit several sites to maintain automatic
machine stuck, so were we. Fieldwork is not like in the old days any more where a tape measure and notebook were enough. Now we bring drones (unmanned aerial
climate, cryosphere and hydrology of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region have been changing in the past and will change in the future. Warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice
on ‘Spatial Process on Hydrology (SPHY) model’ from 14 to 18 December 2015. SPHY model is developed using the best available components of existing
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training course on ‘Glacio-hydrological modelling using the SPHY model’ was organized from 14–18 December 2015 by ICIMOD under the Indus Basin Initiative. The training was a follow-up to the first training course in 2014 and included newly
Fieldwork on glaciers is an integral part of the Cryosphere Initiative at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). Researchers from the centre and partners in Bhutan and Nepal will once again head to the glaciers to
Langtang Valley was one of the worst affected by the 7.8 and 7.3 magnitude quakes that hit Nepal on April 25, and 12 May 2015. As in many villages in Nepal, settlements in Langtang Valley suffered substantial to catastrophic damage.
meteorological, and hydrological fieldwork over the past four years as part of the Norwegian-supported cryosphere monitoring project. Twelve meteorological and hydrological stations installed
ICIMOD is working to transform water management in the Koshi basin through inclusive water use master plans
Researchers from the Cryosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) leave for Langtang Valley and Yala Glacier this spring for routine maintenance of meteorological stations, data collection, and mass
New paper provides insight on temperature and precipitation gradients in the Langtang Valley of Nepal
training on ‘Glacio-hydrological modelling using the SPHY model’ 20 Dec 2015 National consultation on needs assessment for SERVIR-HKH in Afghanistan 20 Dec 2015 Building capacity for implementing community forestry in Afghanistan 20
is to train operational hydrologists/practitioners or trainers, including office and field staff, in stream gauging consistent with the Manual on Stream Gauging, Volume I - Fieldwork and Volume II - Computation of Discharge (WMO-No.
A small team of ICIMOD researchers recently returned to earthquake-ravaged Langtang Valley to rebuild and maintain the network of hydrological and meteorological stations that was partly destroyed by the 25 April Gorkha tremors...
On her desk, Gunjan Silwal is engrossed in her computer, analyzing glacier mass balance data, working on figures and graphs which to the untrained eyes look rather like scribblings on a toddler’s drawing book. But to the trained eyes, these are