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Experts’ Consultation on a Framework for Long-Term Environmental and Socioeconomic Monitoring and Ecosystem Management in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
Knowledge Forum with Dr Rajendra Pachauri: Climate Change in the Himalayan Region and the Way Forward
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in partnership with Google Earth Engine Outreach, will conduct a four-day training workshop on the Google Earth Engine (GEE) platform at its headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal,
Global network needed for ecological research in mountains
Earth Observation for Climate Change Resilient Mountain Communities
Nepal is a country where mountain terrain covers more than 80 percent of its land area and is naturally prone to soil erosion and landslides. Landslides pose a serious issue. Not only do landslides impact land productivity due to loss of mountain
Scientists Push Forward on Third Pole Collaboration
Using tablets for real-time data collection 30 Jul 2015 Emerging platform for atmospheric scientists 30 Jul 2015 ICIMOD’s REDD+ Himalaya initiative kicks off in Nepal 30 Jul 2015 Emission study to close data gaps 30 Jul 2015
Air pollution and the problems associated with it have gained the attention of people in the Hindu Kush Himalaya and the world at large. As more studies reveal the linkages between air pollution and human health, more people have started paying
Research and Training Expedition to Yala Glacier in Nepal Builds the Capacity of Partners and Students
The Panel, chaired by Director General Dr David Molden of ICIMOD and facilitated by Dr Philippus Wester, Principal Investigator of the HI-AWARE Consortium, discussed various water challenges in mountain environments as...
Knowledge generation and use
Dignitaries and scientists gathered for a workshop 14th August 2015 at the Department of Hydro-Met Services (DHMS), in Thimphu, Bhutan to disseminate preliminary findings of the DHMS-lead field expedition to investigate recent glacial lake outburst
The landslide early warning system developed by the BUET-JIDPUS will help authorities to reach out to these communities on time to alert and relocate them.
Abdur Rahim, a victim from the Lebubagan area, described the landslide of 2007: “It rained continuously for a week and then, one morning, the hills fell apart in quick succession from three sides...