Central Himalaya

The Himalayas belong to the highest mountain system on earth. During the ice ages, glacier tongues extended from the Tibetan Plateau to the Himalayan foothills. This is confirmed by erratic blocks and moraine stands in the Nepalese valleys and the adjacent mountain foothills. In recent years, the age and extent of glaciations have been discussed […]

Flood events and their effects in a Himalayan mountain river

Contract type: Independent research project Client: Gerrit Tombrink Task: Investigations of the Buri Gandaki river (Nepal) system Time period: 2015 to 2017 Technologies: Lightroom, Photoshop, fieldwork, Remote Sensing, QGIS and GRASS GIS This research examines flood events and related human interactions in the northwestern Himalayan Buri Gandaki Valley (Nepal). Past flood events could be examined […]