Theses

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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: 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: 2012
As a developing island nation, Sri Lanka is vulnerable to the possible impacts of climate change
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Year: 2011
This thesis investigates how people in rural Bangladesh perceive and respond to climate change, and how their adaptive capacity is shaped and constrained by the social, economic, political and institutional context in which they struggle to adapt Bangladesh is a low-laying coastal area in the middle of the heavily populated mega-delta of the Ganges-Brahmaputra plain
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Year: 2011
The results of this thesis highlight the importance of snow and glacially derived melt waters in the western Himalaya, where extensive regions receive only limited amounts of monsoonal rainfall
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Year: 2011
Historical and future water and energy balances of Lake Tsomoriri, a high altitude lake in the Indian Himalaya, were assessed using a combination of remote sensing and modeling to better understand the lake's historical hydrology and the potential impact due to climate change
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Year: 2007
The Alps will experience some of the most pronounced effects of climate change due to a combination of their latitudinal positioning, altitude and unique eco-systems, placing socioeconomic stresses on alpine communities, particularly those that rely on seasonal tourism
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Year: 2006
The analysis of the long-term hydrological, meteorological and glaciological data from the Nepal Himalayas has revealed that the climate in the Nepal Himalayas is changing faster than the global average
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Year: 2005
This PhD thesis presents the development of a methodological framework to analyse potential climate change impacts on a high mountainous water resources system and to quantify the associated modelling uncertainties
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