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Training on Glacier Mass Balance Measurements
Training on Glacier Monitoring and Expedition to Yala Glacier
amjwal Ratna Bajracharya, Remote Sensing Specialist at ICIMOD, was nominated for Prabal Janasewashree (IV) Award for his notable contribution to glacier research.
“Extremes, not averages, more important in dealing with future water issues”
A new mechanism to be established for averting cyclone-induced disasters in 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
Students and Professionals Trained on Glacier Hydrological Modelling through Cryosphere Monitoring Project
year, monsoon precipitation results in floods of various magnitudes inundating large areas of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Indus basins in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. Flooding results in loss of lives and livelihoods displacing
This issue contains news, editorial,updates, field missions, highlights activities carried out and publications produced by Cryosphere initiative.
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
The snow cover area of Nepal was mapped using 8-day Level 3 global products generated using MODIS satellite data and made available by the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)...
The ICIMOD glacier inventories of Nepal in 2001 and 2011 revealed an increase of 17 per cent in the number of glaciers while the area decreased by 21 per cent. However, the data sources of these two inventories differ...
The Koshi River basin is a transboundary basin shared by China, India, and Nepal. The river originates on the high altitude Tibetan Plateau and passes through eastern Nepal and northern Bihar in India before joining the Ganges.