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Workshop on Model Transfer and Training on Downscaling
The results of the project were discussed with stakeholders from Nepal’s Ministry of Agricultural Development and Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, research institutes, non-governmental organizations, and farmers’ representatives during
The way up to Rikha Samba is steep. Occasionally we encounter snow showers crossing over windy high passes, but always in high spirit.
Cryosphere describes elements of the earth containing water in a natural frozen state. This can come in the form of glaciers, snow cover, lake and river ice, permafrost, and seasonally frozen ground. The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is one of
In 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 performance of glaciohydrological models which simulate catchment response to climate variability depends to a large degree on the data used to force the models.
Research and Training Expedition to Yala Glacier in Nepal Builds the Capacity of Partners and Students
Students learn glacier mass balance measurement
Adaptation knowledge gaps have been identified, repeatedly, as a barrier to widespread and successful adaptation actions. The Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative (LAKI) recognises this challenge. Initiated by the United Nations Framework Convention
Participatory approach crucial for flood management
Nepal is going through a phase of economic development, and consequently, a lot of water resources projects are being planned and constructed. Unfortunately, the country still takes the conventional project-by-project approach to development, which
Increasing precipitation and glacier melt keep Asia’s rivers flowing
Dr Panmao Zhai is Co-Chair of the Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for the Sixth Assessment Report cycle.
Regional Rangeland Management Programme Development and Policy Review Workshop
Managing Nepal’s growing air pollution crisis requires continuous monitoring of air quality at many locations. This information is needed for public decision making to reduce exposure to hazardous air pollution, to identify the most cost-effective
Dr Joy Jacqueline Pereira is Vice-Chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) for the Sixth Assessment Report.