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ICIMOD is pleased to announce a ground-breaking journal article “Assessment of permafrost distribution maps in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region using rock glaciers mapped in Google Earth” published in the prestigious journal The Cryosphere.

the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, many people live near permafrost or in areas potentially affected by changes in permafrost. permafrost is ground material at or below 0°C for two or more years. The near-surface layer above it thaws during the

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

Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, people live near permafrost or in areas potentially affected by changes in permafrost. permafrost is ground material (rock or soil) at or below 0 degrees C for two or more years. The surface layer

the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, many people live near permafrost or in areas potentially affected by changes in permafrost. permafrost is ground material at or below 0°C for two or more years. The near-surface layer above it thaws during the

from the Permafrost Special Project at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) have reviewed existing knowledge on Permafrost in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), and explored what we can learn from other areas

Ice volume estimates are crucial for assessing water reserves stored in glaciers. A variety of different methodologies exist but there is a lack of systematic comparative analysis thereof...

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Koshi basin in the Everest region of Nepal. This blog post aims to provide a bit of background on modelling glaciers and




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World Water Day provides us with an opportunity to join with our friends and colleagues from the Hindu Kush Himalayas and the rest of the world in creating awareness about the importance of water for the wellbeing of people and ecosystems and

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The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) through its Cryosphere Initiative was a co-organizer for the international conference on ‘Mountains and Climate Change: Resources, Challenges & Opportunities for Better Life &