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River Basins and Cryosphere

New glacial lake inventory report released, 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes ranked

A new glacial lake inventory report has identified 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes (PDGLs) within the ...

3 Sep 2020 News
At the ready for floods in the Koshi: CBFEWS orientation trainings during the pandemic

Even as communities reel from the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic, the threat of floods is omnipresent. Koshi River drains ...

18 Aug 2020 News
Larger glaciers in the Hindu Kush are behaving like glaciers in the Karakorum

Findings from a recent study show that the larger glaciers in the Hindu Kush region of ...

5 Aug 2020 Cryosphere
Virtual refresher training on field-based cryosphere monitoring held for Afghan partners

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has placed restrictions on mobility and public gatherings, our Cryosphere and

Third UIBN RSC meeting: Reflecting on shared lessons and expanding collaborative research in the UIB

The third Upper Indus Basin Network (UIBN) Regional Strategic Committee (RSC) meeting, held virtually on 25 June 2020, brought together ...

10 Jun 2020 News
Ice-dammed lake in Hunza created by Shisper Glacier surge breached for the second time in 2020

Clearly reinforcing the critical importance of glacier monitoring, an ice-dammed lake formed by the surging of Shisper Glacier breached for ...