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Mass loss from calving in Himalayan proglacial lakes

The formation and expansion of Himalayan glacial lakes has implications for glacier dynamics, mass balance, and glacial lake outburst floods. Subaerial and subaqueous calving is an important component of glacier mass loss but they have been difficult …

Shrinkage of Nepal’s Second Largest Lake (Phewa Tal) Due to Watershed Degradation and Increased Sediment Influx

Phewa Lake is an environmental and socio-economic asset to Nepal and the city of Pokhara. However, the lake area has decreased in recent decades due to sediment influx. The rate of this decline and the areal evolution of Phewa Lake due to artificial …