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Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Scientists Study Tibet’s Collapsing Glaciers

The Journal of Glaciology recently published the first account from scientists at the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITPCAS) concerning a glacier that collapsed on July 17, 2016, killing nine local...

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Two Glaciers Collapse In Western Tibet

A glacier near Lake Aru in western Tibet collapsed on 17 July 2016. Now the Journal of Glaciology publishes the first scientific account of this cryospheric disaster in which nine local yak herders were killed. Eyewitnesses reported...

Thursday, 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...

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Himalayan Glaciers Retreating at Accelerated Rate in Some Regions but Not Others; Consequences for Water Supply Remain Unclear, Says New Report

Glaciers in the eastern and central regions of the Himalayas appear to be retreating at accelerating rates, similar to those in other areas of the world, while glaciers in the western Himalayas are more stable and could...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

British Geological Survey Maps the World with 3D Laser Mapping

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is to use a state of the art laser scanner to map volcanoes, glaciers and other natural phenomena. The RIEGL VZ-1000 purchased from 3D Laser Mapping will be used around the world...

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

New Study Maps Himalayan Glacier Behaviour

Glaciers are one of the largest reservoirs of freshwater on our planet, and their melting or growing is one of the best indicators of climate change. However, knowledge of glacier change has been hampered by lack of...

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Some Asian Glaciers ‘Putting on Mass’

Some glaciers on Asia's Karakoram mountains are defying the global trend and getting thicker, say researchers. A French team used satellite data to show that glaciers in part of the Karakoram range, to the west of the...

Monday, May 16th, 2011

ISRO – 75% of Himalayan Glaciers Retreating

A comprehensive study of Isro satellite images reveals 75% of Himalayan glaciers are on the retreat, with the average shrinkage being 3.75km during the 15 years under study. The grim findings come after raging controversy over claims...