The NASA/USAID-funded SERVIR Applied Science Team has established ICIMOD as a primary data node. One project in the programme led involves several investigators from Kathmandu’s science community, including ICIMOD, Kathmandu University, and Tribhuvan University.
This training will provide a forum for professionals in the area of glaciology and natural hazards, students, and technical support personnel in Kathmandu’s science community to share and exchange knowledge and information about ongoing projects and plans, and cross-train in specialized research methodologies.
Experts from the United States will share their understanding of glacier and alpine hazards and techniques for satellite remote sensing. This training will serve as a hands-on training programme where students and other participants can actively take part in glacier mapping and satellite image analysis enabling participants to