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Cryosphere

2 Aug 2019 Cryosphere
Keeping track of our melting glaciers

I have been part of expeditions to the Khumbu Glacier in the Everest region since 2016. It is quite a ...

24 Jan 2018 Cryosphere
Fieldwork in the Himalaya

Getting there My heart still skips a beat whenever I recall my first field visit to Rikha Samba Glacier ...

20 Jun 2017 Cryosphere
How wet is the snow?

He pulled the string of the generator one more time, It did not move an inch. Not only was the ...

22 Mar 2017 Cryosphere
The cold does not bother her anyway

On her desk, Gunjan Silwal is engrossed in her computer, analyzing glacier mass balance data, working on figures and graphs ...

19 Dec 2016 Cryosphere
Into the Hidden Valley: On a Quest for High Mountain Data

I assume most glaciologists would have interesting stories to share about their work: the experience of studying glaciers, their research ...

19 Dec 2016 Cryosphere
UAV, a learning on a new technology on glacier monitoring

The day when my supervisor asked me to join the  practical, field-based training on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ...

10 Jun 2016 Cryosphere
AWS On Ice

One of the biggest unknowns in how glaciers will respond to climate change are the meteorological conditions and melt rates ...

6 Jun 2016 Cryosphere
Journey to Yala Glacier

The handset shortwave radio finally crackled, 'Chimi ji, are you still there? Over!' asked Ngawang, the leader of the expedition ...