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Extreme heat conditions in South Asia are making the headlines for the second year in a row. The HI-AWARE project is currently studying this extreme heat and ways to cope with it in three major cities in South Asia; Delhi in India, Faisalabad in
Much of the water originates around the highest mountains on earth, a region often called “the third pole” because of its immense concentration of snow and ice, the largest outside the Arctic and Antarctic. Relying on a complex interplay of
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of temperature rise in urban centers, has gained attention in the recent decades. Known as the urban Heat Island (UHI) effect, it was first conceptualized by Luke Howard in the early 1800s. Since then, several attempts have been made to
Water resources assessment and monitoring
Winter in the Hindu Kush Himalayas usually lasts from December to February. During this time many low-land areas and valleys experience short durations of morning fog...