Research report

Inventory of glacial lakes and identification of potentially dangerous glacial lakes in the Koshi, Gandaki, and Karnali river basins of Nepal, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, and India

Glacial lakes inventory report

Most Himalayan glaciers are rapidly melting and shrinking, concurrent with the warming climate. The rapid shrinking and retreating of glaciers not only impacts water resources and hydrological processes, but also influences the formation and expansion of glacial lakes, increasing the risk of GLOFs.