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The Himalayan region faces a greater uncertainty of earthquakes and question come to peoples’ mind on when, where, and how big. Science has not developed enough to predict earthquakes and even California in US is still struggling to develop
SERVIR Applied Sciences Team Technical Training
ICIMOD is seeking a GIS Specialist in its Afghanistan Office to support MAIL’s GIS Unit.
The Koshi Basin Initiative is a collaborative and policy-relevant applied research programme to enhance the regionally coordinated management of the Koshi River basin for the improved wellbeing of local communities and the sustainable use of
A community-based flood early warning system (CB-FEWS) is an integrated system of tools and plans to detect and respond to flood emergencies. It’s managed by the communities themselves and, if properly designed and implemented, can make the
Coverage Experts call for hazard mapping to avert future tragedies 18 Aug 2014, Published in Republica Scientific studies suggested at Sindhupalchok landslip site 19 Aug 2014,
This issue contains news, events, staff updates, highlights activities carried out and publications produced by Cryosphere initiative.
Cryosphere researchers from ICIMOD will join a team of scientists from institutes in Nepal and Europe for an extensive field campaign to Ngozumpa glacier in the Khumbu region of Nepal in the months of March and April 2016. The team will conduct
Module two of a certificate programme on climate change, which is part of Chitwan district’s 2073-2074 (2016-2017) annual programme, took place in Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal from 15-16 March 2016. The programme was organized by the Chitwan District
Strengthening the capacity of satellite-based flood forecasting using near real time Jason-2 satellite altimeter data under SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme, ICIMOD
Koshi Basin Programme News
Much of Nepal and bordering areas of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China were heavily shaken by the moment magnitude 7.8 (7.6 ML, NSC) earthquake on 25 April 25 2015 and its aftershock of moment magnitude 7.3 (USGS; 6.8 ML, NSC). After the two
Click here for the latest Cryosphere Initiative publications, journal articles, reports, and working papers.
On 5 August 2014, two experts from ICIMOD joined other teams from the Disaster Preparedness Network-Nepal (DPNET) to conduct a one day field visit to the landslide dam site at Jure for rapid assessment of the landslide, landslide dam, and the newly
In September 2015, Department of Hydro-Met Services (DHMS) engineer Tshering Wangchuk led an eight-member team of geologists, foresters, GIS technicians and hydrologists to the glacial lakes and villages of Lunana Gewog. Accompanied by ten helpers
left potential secondary hazard risk from landslides