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Year: 2019
The sustainable development goals (SDGs) and the Paris agreement target a global cleaner energy transition with wider adaptation, poverty reduction and climate resilience benefits
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Year: 2019
This paper compares the hydrological responses at the local scale of two models using different degrees of refinement to represent physical processes in sparsely instrumented mountainous Himalayan catchments
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Year: 2018
The Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra (IGB) river basins provide about 900 million people with water resources used for agricultural, domestic, and industrial purposes
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Year: 2018
The Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra (IGB) river basins provide about 900 million people with water resources used for agricultural, domestic, and industrial purposes
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Year: 2018
Land use/cover and climate changes have a great influence on the hydrological processes in the watershed
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Year: 2018
This paper summarizes the main flash flood early-warning systems of America, Europe, Japan, and Taiwan China and discusses their advantages and disadvantages
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Year: 2018
The source area of Liao River is a typical cold region in northeastern China, which experiences serious problems with agricultural nonpoint source pollution (NPS), it is important to understand future climate change impacts on NPS in the watershed
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Year: 2017
Future hydrological extremes, such as floods and droughts, may pose serious threats for the livelihoods in the upstream domains of the Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra
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Year: 2017
The Hindu Kush-Himalayan region is an important global freshwater resource
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Year: 2017
Future hydrological extremes, such as floods and droughts, may pose serious threats for the livelihoods in the upstream domains of the Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra
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Year: 2017
The VIP eco-hydrological model and HIMS model were used to simulate hydrological processes from 1957 to 2012
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Year: 2017
Estimating the hydrological regime of ungauged catchments in the Himalayan region is challenging due to a lack of sufficient monitoring stations
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Year: 2017
Forest-driven water and energy cycles are poorly integrated into regional, national, continental and global decision-making on climate change adaptation, mitigation, land use and water management
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Year: 2017
The cryosphere constitutes an important subset of the hydrosphere
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Year: 2017
The Brahmaputra River in South Asia carries one of the world’s highest sediment loads, and the sediment transport dynamics strongly affect the region’s ecology and agriculture
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Year: 2017
Adapting our ecosystems to climate change for sustainable management requires an understanding of three broad interconnected systems: ecosystems, climate systems and adaptive management and planning systems
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Year: 2017
AbstractStudy region : Kathmandu Valley, Capital city of Nepal Study focus : This study applied three hydrological models (i
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Year: 2017
ABSTRACTThe availability of high-resolution gridded precipitation products based on satellite estimations and/or interpolated observations provides a good opportunity to monitor precipitation over large and remote areas of poorly gauged basins
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Year: 2017
AbstractStudy region : Kathmandu Valley, Capital city of Nepal Study focus : This study applied three hydrological models (i
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Year: 2017
Frozen ground has an important role in regional hydrological cycle and ecosystem, especially on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, which is characterized by high elevation and a dry climate
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Year: 2017
Tuotuo River basin, known as the source region of the Yangtze River, is the key area where the impact of climate change has been observed on many of the hydrological processes of this central region of the Tibetan Plateau
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Year: 2016
Future of the crucial Himalayan water supplies has generally been assessed under the anthropogenic warming, typically consistent amid observations and climate model projections
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Year: 2016
This study examined the impacts of future climate changes on water resources and extreme flows in Yellow River Basin (YRB), China, using the Coupled Land surface and Hydrology Model System (CLHMS) driven by the IPCC scenarios RCP 2
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region The Qilian Mountain, northwestern China
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Year: 2016
Moisture, temperature and precipitation interplay forced through the orographic processes sustain and regulate the Himalayan cryospheric system
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region The source region of the Yellow River (SRYE) in the northeastern Tibetan Plateau
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Year: 2016
The purpose of this paper is to recommend a framework and methodology for incorporating hydrologic data and ecohydrologic relationships in Ecological Site Descriptions (ESDs) and thereby enhance the utility of ESDs for assessing rangelands and guiding resilience-based management strategies
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Year: 2016
Understanding the future evolution of Himalayan glaciers is important in terms of runoff that provides an essential water source to local populations and has far-reaching downstream impacts
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Year: 2016
Summary Surface mining of brown coal changed Iron mountains basin region fundamentally
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Year: 2016
Potential future impacts of climate change on irrigated rice and wheat production and their evapotranspiration and irrigation requirements in the Gomti River basin were assessed by integrating a widely used hydrological model “Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT)” and climate change scenario generated from MIROC (HiRes) global climate model
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Year: 2016
The aim of this work is to investigate the soil water budget across China by means of hydrological modeling under current and future climate conditions and to evaluate the sensitivity to soil parameters
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Year: 2016
Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and Soil and Water Assessment Tool-Variable Source Area (SWAT-VSA) models were employed to predict surface runoff generation in a watershed of the Himalayan landscape in GIS environment
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Year: 2016
The Indus basin heavily depends on its upstream mountainous part for the downstream supply of water while downstream demands are high
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Year: 2016
The atmospheric evaporative demand, one of principal components in water cycle, its accurate estimation is essential for hydrological simulation and forecasting
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region The source region of the Yellow River (SRYE) in the northeastern Tibetan Plateau
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Year: 2016
Flash flood is one of the devastating natural disaster in the mountainous region of India
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Year: 2016
Snow and glacial melt processes are an important part of the Himalayan water balance
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Year: 2016
This study examined the impacts of future climate changes on water resources and extreme flows in Yellow River Basin (YRB), China, using the Coupled Land surface and Hydrology Model System (CLHMS) driven by the IPCC scenarios RCP 2
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Year: 2016
Study Region: Bhutan Study Focus: Located in the Himalayas with elevation ranging 100–7550 m and with an area equivalent to Switzerland, Bhutan has great biodiversity despite its small area
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Year: 2016
Understanding groundwater storage (GWS) changes is vital to the utilization and control of water resources in the Tibetan Plateau
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Year: 2016
Pakistan’s economy is significantly reliant on agriculture
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Year: 2016
Integration of remote sensing (RS), geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning system (GPS) are emerging research areas in the field of groundwater hydrology, resource management, environmental monitoring and during emergency response
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Year: 2016
Stream flow plays a crucial role in environmental, social and economic contexts
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Year: 2016
In Asia, water resources largely depend on water generated in the mountainous upstream parts of several large river basins and hundreds of millions of people depend on their waters downstream
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Year: 2016
One of the main manifestations of climate change will be increased rainfall variability
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region The large semi-arid Aral Region in Central Asia and the smaller tropical Mahanadi River Basin (MRB) in India
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Year: 2016
Summary This study employed a Monte-Carlo simulation approach to characterise the uncertainties in climate change induced variations in storage requirements and performance (reliability (time- and volume-based), resilience, vulnerability and sustainability) of surface water reservoirs
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Year: 2016
Especially in the Himalayan headwaters of the main rivers in South Asia, shifts in runoff are expected as a result of a rapidly changing climate
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Year: 2016
The high climate sensitivity of hydrologic systems, the importance of those systems to society, and the imprecise nature of future climate projections all motivate interest in characterizing uncertainty in the hydrologic impacts of climate change
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Year: 2016
Anthropogenic activities are substantially changing coastal wetland ecosystems globally
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Year: 2016
The Flood Forecasting and Early Warning in Transboundary River Basins: A Toolkit, produced by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES), is a guide book for building capacity of flood management practitioners in transboundary river basins in the Asia-Pacific region
Year: 2016
Glacier responses to future climate change will affect hydrology at sub-basin scales
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Year: 2016
In this study,the daily river flow of Lhasa River basin,Tibet,China is simulated using USGS Geo SFM model and the validation is made using corresponding daily gauge data from Lhasa hydrological station
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region The Qilian Mountain, northwestern China
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Year: 2016
AbstractStudy region The large semi-arid Aral Region in Central Asia and the smaller tropical Mahanadi River Basin (MRB) in India
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Year: 2016
Glacier responses to future climate change will affect hydrology at sub-basin scales
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Year: 2016
Meteorological observations at high elevations in mountainous regions are often lacking
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Year: 2016
High levels of water-induced erosion in the transboundary Himalayan river basins are contributing to substantial changes in basin hydrology and inundation
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Year: 2016
The cryosphere constitutes an important subset of the hydrosphere
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Year: 2016
To assess the model description of spatial hydrological processes in the arid alpine catchment, SWAT and MIKE SHE were jointly applied in Yarkant River basin located in northwest China
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Year: 2016
This study is an attempt to quantify the impact of climate change on the hydrology of Armur watershed in Godavari river basin, India
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Year: 2016
This article discusses how new contributions from hydrogeological science in the 20th and 21st centuries have allowed for a better understanding of the processes that affect the maintenance of river flows
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Year: 2016
Black carbon (BC) is a major contributor to hydrological cycle change and glacial retreat within the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) and surrounding region
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Year: 2016
Over 50% of the world's population live within 3km of rivers and lakes highlighting the on-going importance of freshwater resources to human health and societal well-being
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Year: 2016
Scarcity of in-situ observations coupled with high orographic influences has prevented a comprehensive assessment of precipitation distribution in the high-altitude catchments of Indus basin
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Year: 2016
Concentration of atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) has been increasing since the middle of 19th century
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Year: 2016
Understanding the potential impact of climate change on the hydrological regime in the Himalayan region is of great importance for sustainable water resources management
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Year: 2015
The Karakoram range of the Hindu-Kush Himalaya is characterized by both extensive glaciation and a widespread prevalence of surficial debris cover on the glaciers
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Year: 2015
Glacier behaviour in the Karakoram region of the greater Himalaya shows strong spatial and temporal heterogeneity and, in some areas, anomalous trends compared with glaciers elsewhere in High Asia
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Year: 2015
In many regions of the world, a significant portion of the surface water originates in mountain headwaters where the timing and magnitude of streamflow is largely dictated by the seasonal storage of precipitation as snowpack and long-term storage as glaciers
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Year: 2015
This paper investigates the use of Landsat-7 and Landsat-8 thermal bands to assess the accuracy of temperature lapse rate relationships used in hydrological modelling for the Eastern Himalayan region
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Year: 2015
Hydrological models are widely applied to make informed decisions in water resources planning and management
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Year: 2015
Although vital for millions of inhabitants, Himalayan water resources remain currently poorly known, mainly because of uncertainties on hydro-meteorological measurements
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Year: 2015
Meteorological studies in high-mountain environments form the basis of our understanding of catchment hydrology and glacier accumulation and melt processes, yet high-altitude (>4000 m above sea level, asl) observatories are rare
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Year: 2015
The hydrology of high-elevation watersheds of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region (HKH) is poorly known
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Year: 2015
There is growing evidence that the rate of warming is amplified with elevation, such that high-mountain environments experience more rapid changes in temperature than environments at lower elevations
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Year: 2015
STUDY FOCUS Groundwater is of strategic importance
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Year: 2015
STUDY REGION Zemu Chuu (river), Lachen, North Sikkim, Eastern Himalaya India
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Year: 2015
STUDY REGION The middle hilly region of the Koshi River Basin in Nepal
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Year: 2015
This study is based on both the recent and the predicted twenty first century climatic and hydrological changes over the mountainous Upper Indus Basin (UIB), which are influenced by snow and glacier melting
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Year: 2015
In the wake of changing climate the present water crisis seems to tighten its hold on the Mankind hence water resources estimation is integral part of planning, development and management of water resources of the country and the estimation of water resource is based on several hydrological and meteorological parameters
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Year: 2015
AbstractStudy region The Thames catchment in southern England, UK
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Year: 2015
AbstractStudy region The Salmon River is the second largest tributary of the Klamath River in northern California, USA
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Year: 2015
Summary Glaciers are crucial in many countries where meltwater from glaciers is an important source of water for drinking water supply, irrigation, hydropower generation and the ecological system
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Year: 2015
AbstractStudy region The Pearl River, located in the south of China, is the second largest river in China in terms of streamflow
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Year: 2015
Summary Impacts of a drought are generally dependent on the severity of the hydrological drought event, which can be expressed by streamflow drought duration or deficit volume
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Year: 2015
Summary This study evaluates how differences in hydrological model parameterisation resulting from the choice of gridded global precipitation data sets and reference evapotranspiration (ETo) equations affects simulated climate change impacts, using the north western Himalayan Beas river catchment as a case study
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Year: 2015
There is an emerging and urgent need for new approaches for the management of environmental challenges such as flood hazard in the broad context of sustainability
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Year: 2015
Study Region: Brahmaputra River basin in South Asia
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Year: 2015
Although it is not possible to completely eliminate flooding in an era of climate change and intensification of extreme weather events, effective flood prevention and management in river floodplains may make a significant contribution
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Year: 2015
Summary In recent decades considerable progress has been made in climate model development
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Year: 2015
AbstractStudy region The Kalamazoo River Watershed, southwest Michigan, USA
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Year: 2015
Snowmelt is an important source of runoff in high mountain catchments
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Year: 2015
According to the methodology of prediction for ungauged basins (PUB) as documented elsewhere, borrowing, substituting and generating (BSG) are the main methods people used to acquire the discharge at ungauged stations
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Year: 2015
Climate change very likely impacts future hydrological drought characteristics across the world
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Year: 2015
Projections of changes in the hydrological cycle from Global Hydrological Models (GHMs) driven by Global Climate Models (GCMs) are critical for understanding future occurrence of hydrological extremes
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Year: 2014
Managing water resources is mostly required at watershed scale where the complex hydrology processes and interactions linking land surface, climatic factors and human activities can be studied
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Year: 2014
An increasing trend in the recurrence of natural disasters and associated impacts due to Floods, Glacier Lake out bursts, landslides and forest fire is reported over Hindu Kush Himalyan (HKH) region
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