GIS and remote sensing

18 Jun 2019 Cryosphere
Bucking the trend: Glaciers in Astore Basin have remained stable in recent times

Ground-based research results showed much lesser mass loss compared with that detected through remote sensing, with remarkably low uncertainty. The ...

16 May 2019 Cryosphere
When the levee breaks: Reducing GLOF risks through dam breach modelling

Given the Koshi basin’s susceptibility to disasters, many communities near the Koshi River are constantly at risk. In a bid ...

25 Jun 2018 SERVIR-HKH
Capacity building on Earth observation leads to Afghanistan’s first glacier inventory

In Afghanistan, glaciers serve as the headwaters of the Amu Darya River Basin and contribute to the Indus River Basin. ...

21 Jun 2018 Cryosphere
First comprehensive report on glacial lakes in the Hindu Kush Himalaya released

Experts refer to the different types of glacial lakes based on dam type and the process by which the lake ...