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Science applications

Collection of innovative and integrated geo-based solutions

The science application is a collection of innovative and integrated geo-based solutions to support informed decision-making for mountain development policies and practices. The applications are being developed largely within the framework of SERVIR-Himalaya, which features web-based access to GIS data and satellite imagery, decision-support tools, interactive mapping and visualization, with the aim of providing scientists, environmental managers, and decision-makers with easy access to information.

Resource Accounting Tool

The application carries out all the analyses or geo-processings in Google Earth Engine, the Google’s cloud based ...

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Glacier Dynamics in Afghanistan

The application showcases changes in the glaciers in Afghanistan from 1990 to 2015. The interactive glacier maps were ...

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Decision support system for flood management

The application allows user to view various flood related information such as inundation, hazard area, risk area...

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Forest Fire Detection and Monitoring System in Nepal

ICIMOD, in close collaboration with the Department of Forests of Nepal, has developed a forest fire detection...

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Monitoring and Assessment of Snow Cover in the HKH

The snow cover data is presented for 92 sub-basins from the 10 major river basins of the HKH. Users can view basin/sub-basin...

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Land cover dynamics in Greater Chittagong area

The application provides easy access to the harmonised land cover database developed for Greater Chittagong area...

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Nepal earthquake 2015 - disaster recovery and reconstruction information platform

The NDRRIP acts as a unified hub for earthquake-related information

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Multi-disaster information system

This application has been developed under SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative. The SERVIR Project, NASA, USAID and ICIMOD make ...

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MODIS based ecosystem monitoring in the HKH regions

The application allows interactive visualization of vigour and phenology data layers of HKH region. One can view ...

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Climate change vulnerability and adaption strategies of forest ecosystem

The web app on climate change vulnerability of forest ecosystems provides information about the...

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Multi level risk assessment for flood

Disaster loss data are helpful in understanding the cost and impact of disaster events, and thus helps make informed ...

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Rangelands decision support system in Pakistan

This application has been developed to help decision makers in rangeland management in Pakistan. The application ...

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REDD information system

The application allows users to view and monitor of Kayar Khola watershed covers an area of 8,002 ha at an elevation of 245 to 1944 m in Chitwan district, Nepal

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Agriculture monitoring to support food security

Monitoring agriculture from space means looking at the green-ness to estimate how much photosynthesis is occurring on ...

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Glacial Lake Inventory of the HKH Region

Glaciers and glacial lakes in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas have been essential natural resources providing fresh water to ...

Decisions support tools for Central Karakoram National Park

The Decision Support Tools (DST) for Central Karakoram National Park has been developed by ICIMOD in collaboration ...

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Land Cover Dynamics in Nepal

Digital agriculture atlas of Nepal provides free access to vital information for agriculture planning, research and ...

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Agriculture Atlas of Nepal

Digital agriculture atlas of Nepal provides free access to vital information for agriculture planning, research and ...

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Land Cover Dynamics in Myanmar

Assessment and monitoring of land cover dynamics are essential for the sustainable management of natural resources, ...

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Land Cover Dynamics in Pakistan

The application provides easy access to the harmonised land cover database developed for three of the four provinces ...

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Emergency management and response system

The main objective of this project is to strengthen emergency response center of Nepal and to help institutionalize ...

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Glacier Dynamics in Bhutan Himalaya

Glaciers are repositories of information for climate change studies as they are sensitive to changes in temperature, ...

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Glacier Dynamics in Nepal Himalaya

Glaciers are repositories of information for climate change studies as they are sensitive to changes in temperature, ...

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Nepal Disaster Information Management System

Disaster Information Management System has spatial profiling of historical disaster events and impact records that ...

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Land Cover Dynamics in Bhutan

The application provides easy access to the harmonised land cover database developed for Bhutan over different time slices (1990, 2000 and 2010) and provides user friendly tools for...

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Status of Glaciers in the HKH Region

The comprehensive baseline information on the glaciers of the entire HKH region have been organised by major basins ...

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Above ground biomass in Nepal

The application allows users to view, besides others, biomass products such as Above Ground Biomass, Maximum Canopy Height and Carbon Stocks raster data layers.

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Forest fire detection and monitoring in Bhutan

ICIMOD has developed a MODIS based forest fire detection and monitoring system for Bhutan in close collaboration with ...

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