Climatic factors have wreaked havoc on India’s apple crops by disrupting natural flowering seasons and pollination systems. The shape, size, and quality of Himalayan apples have changed.
The GeoClaw model is used to simulate a landslide-dam outburst flood through rugged Himalayan topography.
To unearth the very first sediments to erode from the Himalayas, a team of scientists drilled beneath the Bay of Bengal.
Surface winds in a Himalayan valley are found to vary daily and seasonally due to factors including pressure gradient, advection, turbulent vertical mixing, and the presence of glaciers.
A multinational research team discovered an underestimated earthquake hazard during their 7-year exploration of the unique geodynamics of the eastern Himalayas in Bhutan.
Almost 30 years’ worth of Landsat observations created a comprehensive inventory of catastrophic floods caused by glacial lakes bursting through their rock dams.
A study of deformed and metamorphosed rocks exposed in Tibet’s Lopu Range suggests that episodes of crustal shortening and extension during the evolution of the Himalaya are related to subduction processes.
6th Third Pole Environment (TPE) Workshop; Columbus, Ohio, 16–18 May 2016
The NORINDIA project sheds light on how climate change could affect monsoons, droughts, and glaciers in northern India.
A graduate student studying tectonics found himself caught in a disaster at the end of fieldwork in the Himalayas.