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May 29th, 2014
Scientists to Map Glaciers and Lakes in Himachal Pradesh

Keeping in view vulnerability of Himachal Pradesh towards climatic hazards, the State Centre for Climate Change will map all glaciers and glacial lakes in the Himalayan region in the state with the help of the Space Applications Centre. Mapping of glaciers in the Sutlej basin has been completed and the data would be compiled soon. After compiling data for glaciers and lakes in Sutlej basin, mapping of other glacier basins in the state will be initiated.  Earlier, Space Applications Centre had started glacier mapping in Sutlej basin by using Indian Remote Sensing Satellite (IRSS) data. Read More