Regional Database Application
The HKH region is highly heterogeneous with wide range of habitats, varied micro-climates,
and ecological conditions resulting in to rich biodiversity. It is home to some
of the world’s most threatened and endemic species. Please click here to find Interactive
mapping application on Biodiversity of Nepal and landscape-level conservation initiatives
in the HKH region.
ICIMOD is partnering with key international agencies and programmes to work together
on international charter – "Space for major disasters" for disaster response with
satellite based data and information.Please click here to find Interactive mapping
application on Active fire monitoring and Google Earth layers of Inventory of glaciers
and glacier lakes.
This demonstrate the usefulness of GIS and RS technology through a number of application
case studies in to support planning and decision making for the improvement of socio-economic
and livelihood conditions. The studies include at multiple spatial scales and cover
a number of themes related socio-economic and development indicators of Nepal, linguistic
database of the HKH region.
The 8-day enhanced snow cover maps of entire HKH region and all 10 major rivers
basins are vital information that will go long way in bridging the data gap. An
interactive cryosphere database application is to offer a single gateway to these
data and information. This particular database application focuses on the spatial
visualization and geo-statistical surface analysis of snow-cover mapping of the
HKH region which includes 10 major basins and 92 sub-basins