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Field-based Snow and Glacier Monitoring
Training on remote sensing-based monitoring and assessment
Big data. Small data. Spatial data. Socio-economic data. Time-series data. Data in the cloud. Data on the ground. No matter what data you collect or what field you work in, if you have data it will require analysis. This four-day training will
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.
Based on the observations of a rapid field visit in June, a team of scientists from ICIMOD will make its way into Langtang Valley 14 – 30 October 2015 to repair benchmark stations damaged by the Nepal Earthquake and subsequent avalanches...
New paper provides insight on temperature and precipitation gradients in the Langtang Valley of Nepal
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
My feet have long forgotten what it means to be dry. With every step I tread newly accumulated water in my shoes as we are climbing up the muddy nomad trail through a dense forest...
Special Project and Cryosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain
Against the unparalleled backdrop of Everest and Nuptse, the late November sun warms the glaciologist slightly as he prepares for an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) survey flight...
To catch the highest discharge of Langtang Khola and Lirung outlet, a team of glacio-hydrologists from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Kathmandu University conducted a field expedition to Langtang valley
The field work was merged with several other projects to make optimal use of field personnel and logistics. In addition to visiting the ICIMOD/KU/DHM meteorological and hydrological stations, we conducted maintenance on precipitation stations
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Joint expedition to Yala Glacier, Langtang, Nepal
A workshop on ‘Glacier Monitoring in the Himalayas using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)’ was held at ICIMOD on 27 January 2015, followed by demonstrations of the SenseFly eBee UAV and Kathmandu University hexacopter on the Kirtipur cricket