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Chimi Seldon

24 Dec 2020 GLOFs
Remote-sensing and field validation confirm expansion of Tsho Rolpa glacial lake

Why monitor glacial lakes? Of the 3,624 glacial lakes in the Koshi, Karnali, and Gandaki basins, our

11 Nov 2020 GLOFs
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 ...

18 Aug 2020 Cryosphere
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 ...

19 May 2020 Cryosphere
Surge-like instability in the western Kunlun Shan calls for regular glacier monitoring

Glacier surges are often linked to instabilities in temperature and/or precipitation combined with the deformable properties of a glacier. Excessive ...

31 Dec 2017 Cryosphere
A flood of evidence

Galongco Lake sits at the foot of an unnamed glacier within the Himalayan mountain range in China, close to its ...