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This workshop aims to explore the uses of UAVs in glacier research and other possible applications related to (but not limited to) natural hazards and risks (landslide mapping, GLOF risk assessments), urban planning, road construction, animal
Glaciers are repositories of information for climate change studies as they are sensitive to changes in temperature, precipitation, and at-surface solar radiation.
The Initiative is a regional level project jointly implemented by ICIMOD and Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, with the objective of improving the conditions for implementing REDD measures...
Training on Hydrogeology to Enhance the Capacity for Springwater Management in Mid Hills of the Hindu Kush Himalayas
The workshop will be sponsored by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Germany, within the framework of the project “Sustainable Atmosphere for the Kathmandu
The performance of glaciohydrological models which simulate catchment response to climate variability depends to a large degree on the data used to force the models.
The Second International Conference on ‘Cryosphere of the HKH: State of Knowledge’ was organized by ICIMOD with the support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the United States Embassy.
New frameworks open up innovative possibilities for conservation and development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
8 December 2011: Youth Forum – Empowering youth in Earth observation information for climate action in the Himalayas, Islamabad, Pakistan
Discussion summary - The Earth Debate in the Hindu Kush Himalayas: Can We Put a Price on Nature?
Biodiversity is the basis for many tourism activities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Scenic landscapes, forests, lakes, mountains, and farmlands attract many tourists to the region. Iconic bird and animal species are also major attractions.
Sweet adaptation to climate change in the Himalayas
Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are crucially important region for the world. These mountains serve as the ‘Water Towers of Asia’, providing water to over 1.3 billion people, and a number of other services, including food, biodiversity, and
Policy makers, experts, and practitioners from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) converged at a symposium held on the side lines of the 10th INTECOL International Wetland Conference in Changshu, China, from 19–24 September 2016.
acute in the Hindu Kush Himalayan mountains, which are home to 210 million people and provide water to over 1.3 billion
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 spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.
Call for Applications: SERVIR Himalaya Youth Forum: Using Earth Observation for Climate Change Actions in Pakistan
ICIMOD Himalaya – Changing Landscapes Photo Series Exhibited in Toyama Prefecture, Japan