Glacial lakes and glacial lake outburst floods in Nepal

Non IUCN Publication
Abstract: 

This report is a systematic and comprehensive study of the status of glacial lakes in Nepal and an assessment of the hazard they pose and of the vulnerability of downstream people and property. The report concludes by proposing some preliminary steps for development of a national strategy for response to the hazard, and emphasizing the need for applying the experience obtained towards initiation of a region-wide international response.

Imprint: 
Kathmandu : ICIMOD, 2011
Physical Description: 
viii, 96p. : ill., maps
Publication Year: 
2011
ISBN: 
978-92-9115-193-6
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Includes bibliographic references 

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Number of copies: 
1
Language(s): 
English
Record created: 2015/10/23
Record updated: 2016/10/25