The Tibetan Plateau is a major force in the global climate system and a hot spot for climate change. A new review summarizes the state of knowledge and identifies research needs related to the region.
A landslide in Anni, N. India has destroyed eight buildings.
27 people killed in a debris flow at Weiziping, near to Xi’an, in China.
A video posted to social media shows three people having a very lucky escape from a debris flow in Arunachal Pradesh, northern India.
Tropical weather is unpredictable, but a new tool could help farmers get a better grasp on it.
As climate change continues, parts of the Earth system such as ice sheets, frozen soils, or the Amazon rainforest could shift—some quickly, some slowly—after crossing key thresholds or tipping points.
Isotope study showing the partitioning of moisture into snow, ice, and groundwater allows an understanding of the relative contribution to river flow to show where Himalayan river water comes from.
Bhattacharya et al. present evidence that expansion of the North American Monsoon explains a wetter southwest in the mid-Pliocene and suggest this mechanism can explain current monsoon variations.
A new study using oxygen isotopes reconstructs a prolonged record of India’s summer monsoons, showing much greater variability than modern data sets.
Detailed analysis of sediments covering the Main Frontal Thrust in Nepal show how climate-driven baselevel changes affect sedimentation and should be considered when inferring thrust activity.