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Water and Air
River Basins and Cryosphere
Rikha Samba Glacier,Lower Mustang, Nepal
19 September 2019 to
04 October 2019
Tika Ram Gurung
The annual field data collection expedition to Rikha Samba Glacier in Nepal is underway in Lower Mustang. The expedition will carry out following activities:
The annual research expedition is part of ICIMOD’s Cryosphere Initiative, funded by the Government of Norway. A researcher from Nagoya University is also joining the expedition.
L–R: Dawa Sherpa (Kathmandu University), Tika Ram Gurung (ICIMOD), and Tenzing Sherpa (ICIMOD) in front of the AWS they installed at 5,800 masl on Rikha Samba Glacier during the field expedition from 24 September to 10 October 2018. (Photo: Tenzing Sherpa/ICIMOD)
To learn more about ICIMOD’s cryosphere research on Rikha Samba Glacier, visit our storymap: