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The Glaciers of the Hindu Kush Himalayas: Current Status and Observed Changes from the 1980s to 2010
Bajracharya, S. R.
Maharjan, S. B.
The fate of the Hindu Kush Himalayan glaciers has been a topic of heated debate due to their rapid melting and retreat
. The underlying reason for the debate is the lack of systematic large-scale observations of the extent of glaciers in the region owing to the high altitude, remoteness of the terrain, and extreme climatic conditions. Here we present a remote sensing?based comprehensive assessment of the current status and observed changes in the glacier extent of the Hindu Kush Himalayas. It reveals highly heterogeneous, yet undeniable impacts of climate change
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