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ICIMOD in collaboration with Karakoram International University (KIU) will conduct fieldwork in the Karakoram glaciers. Researchers from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITPCAS), and the Institute of International Rivers and Eco-Security, Yunnan University (IRES-YNU), are also expected to join this expedition.
Water and Air, River Basins and Cryosphere, Cryosphere
Karakoram glaciers, Pakistan
23 July 2019 to
20 August 2019
The expedition has the following objectives:
A glimpse of fieldwork on a glacier in the Karakoram in 2018 (Photo: Sher Muhammad/ICIMOD)