Follow our Cryosphere Research Team in the Field in Langtang Valley

A three-member ICIMOD team with two professionals from the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology, Nepal; two glaciologists from Karakoram International University in Pakistan; and five MSc students in Research in Glaciology from the Kathmandu University have started their journey to Yala glacier in Langtang for practical training on glacier monitoring and to carry bi-annual glacier mass balance measurements. The team completed a five-day theoretical training on glacier monitoring at the ICIMOD headquarters in Kathmandu from 6-10 November 2017. Starting on 13 November, the expedition is planning to reach the Yala glacier base camp on 19 November.