Glacial Retreat in the Hindu Kush

Report / Paper

Glacial Retreat in the Hindu Kush


February 2012


“The Status ofGlaciers in theHindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH)Region” by S RB a j r a c h a r y a ,and B Shrestha,studies thegeneral trend ofglacial retreat inthe HKH region,and observes thatin some cases the rate has doubled in recent yearscompared to the early 1970s, while new glaciershave been reported in the Karakoram Mountains.This study was published by the International Centrefor Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD).