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"Another GLOF!! This Time in Ghulkin." In Pamir Times Blog, 2008. View/purchase online»

Ashraf, A., R. Naz, R. Roohi. “Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Hazards in Hindukush, Karakoram and Himalayan Ranges of Pakistan: Implications and Risk Analysis.” Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk 3, no. 2 (2012): 113-132. View/purchase online»

Bajracharya, Birendra, Arun Bhakta Shrestha, and Lokap Rajbhandari. "Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in the Sagarmatha Region: Hazard Assessment Using GIS and Hydrodynamic Modeling." Mountain Research and Development 27, no. 4 (2007): 336-44. View/purchase online»

Bajracharya, Samjwal R., Pradeep K. Mool, and Basanta R. Shrestha. "The Impact of Global Warming on the Glaciers of the Himalaya." In Proceedings from the International Symposium on Geo-disasters, Infrastructure Management and Protection of World Heritage Sites, 231-42, 2006. View/purchase online»

Bajracharya, Samjwal Ratna, Pradeep Kumar Mool, and Basanta Raj Shrestha. Impact of Climate Change on Himalayan Glaciers and Glacial Lakes: Case Studies of GLOF and Associated Hazards in Nepal and Bhutan. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2007. View/purchase online»

Benn, D., J. Gulley, A. Luckman, and T. James. "Englacial and Supraglacial Hydrology of Himalayan Glaciers and Their Role in GLOF Hazard Evolution." Geophysical Research Abstracts 10 (2008). View/purchase online»

Bhambri, Rakesh, and Tobias Bolch. "Glacier Mapping: A Review with Special Reference to the Indian Himalayas." Progess in Physical Geography 33, no. 5 (2009): 672-704. View/purchase online»

Bolch, T., A. Kulkarni, A. Kääb, C. Huggel, F. Paul, J. G. Cogley, H. Frey, J. S. Kargel, K. Fujita, M. Scheel, S. Bajracharya, and M. Stoffel. “The State and Fate of Himalayan Glaciers.” Science 20, no. 6079 (2012): 310-314. View/purchase online»

Bury, Jeffrey. (2012). The Himalayan vertical archipelago: climate change, glacial lake insecurity, and institutional capacity in the Khumbu Himalaya. Paper presented at the Andean-Asian Mountains Global Exchange on Glaciers, Glacial Lakes, Water & Hazard Management. View/purchase online»

Butz, David. "Relationship between Culture and Risk: Examples from Hunza, Pakistan." In Mountain Forum: E-conference on Culture and Risk, 2008. View/purchase online»

Campbell, J. Gabriel. "Inventory of Glaciers, Glacial Lakes and the Identification of Potential Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) Affected by Global Warming in the Mountains of India, Pakistan and China/Tibet Autonomous Region." Asia‐Pacific Network for Global Change Research project, 2004. View/purchase online»

Cenderelli, D, and E Wohl. "Flow Hydraulics and Geomorphic Effects of Glacial-Lake Outburst Floods in the Mount Everest Region, Nepal." Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 28, no. 4 (2003): 385-407. View/purchase online»

Cenderelli, Daniel A., and Ellen E. Wohl. "Peak Discharge Estimates of Glacial-Lake Outburst Floods and ‘Normal’ Climatic Floods in the Mount Everest Region, Nepal." Geomorphology 40 (2001): 57-90. View/purchase online»

Chalise, S. R., and N.R Khanal. "Recent Extreme Weather Events in the Nepal Himalayas." In The Extremes of the Extremes: Extraordinary Floods, edited by H. P. Finnsdotir and M. Moss A Snorasson, 141-46. Wallingford, UK: IAHS Press, 2002. View/purchase online»

Chalise, Suresh Raj, Madan Lall Shrestha, Kamal Prakash Budhathoki , and Mandira Singh Sherstha. "Glacio-Hydrological Aspects of Climate Change in the Himalayas: Mitigation of Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in Nepal." In IAHS-AISH publication, 309-16, 2005. View/purchase online»

Choki, Kunzang. "Japanese Help to Study Glacial Lakes." Kuensel Online, 2009. View/purchase online»

Clague, John J. “Cryospheric Hazards.” Geology Today 29.2 (2013): 73–79. View/purchase online»

Cox, Percy, K. Goudge, T.G. Longstaff, E. Pilditch, and K.S. Sandford. "The Study of Threatening Glaciers: Discussion." The Geographical Journal 85, no. 1 (1935): 36-41.

"Curse of Melting Glaciers, Shrinking Rivers and Growing Deforestation." Kashmir Times (2009).

Dahal, Khila Raj. "Hazard and Risk: Perception of Glacial Lake Outburst Flooding from Tsho Rolpa Lake, Nepal." Michigan Technological University, 2008. View/purchase online»

Dekens, Julie. Herders of Chitral: The Lost Messengers? Disaster Preparedness in Chitral District, Pakistan. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, 2007. View/purchase online»

Dekens, Julie, Mats Eriksson, Vijay Khadgi, and Kesang Renchen. Sharing Knowledge on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Himalayan Region: Proceedings from Two Workshops on Planning Processes, Social Inclusion, and Local Knowledge for Disaster Preparedness. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, 2008. View/purchase online»

———. The Snake and the River Don’t Run Straight: Local Knowledge on Disaster Preparedness in the Eastern Terai of Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, 2007. View/purchase online»

Ding, Yongjian, and Jingshi Liu. "Glacier Lake Outburst Flood Disasters in China." Annals of Glaciology 16 (1992): 180-84. View/purchase online»

Dongtao, M.A., T.U. Jianjun, Peng Cui, and Lu Ruren. "Approach to Mountain Hazards in Tibet, China." Journal of Mountain Science 1, no. 2 (2004): 143-54. View/purchase online»

"Eco Everest Expedition 2009 Carries Climate Warning." Environmental News Service, 2009. View/purchase online»

Eriksson, Mats, Xu Jianchu, Arun Bhakta Shrestha, Ramesh Ananda Vaidya, Santosh Nepal, and Klas Sandström. The Changing Himalayas: Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, 2009. View/purchase online»

Fujita, K., Sakai, A., Takenaka, S., Nuimura, T., Surazakov, A. B., Sawagaki, T., & Yamanokuchi, T. (2013). Potential flood volume of Himalayan glacial lakes. Nat Hazards Earth Syst Sci Discuss, 1, 15-37. View/purchase online»

Fujiwara, K., and T. Gomi. "The Hazards Due to Glacier Lake Outburst Flood in Himalaya, Nepal: Study of the Tsho Rolpa Glacier Lake." In Research Bulletins of the College Experiment Forests, 208-45: Hokkaido University, 1995. View/purchase online»

Fukui, Hiromichi, Ponthip Limlahapun, and Takaharu Kameoka. "Real Time Monitoring for Imia Glacial Lake in Himalaya— Global Warmning Front Monitoring System." In SICE Annual Conference, 2008. View/purchase online»

Gardner, James S., and Julie Dekens. "Mountain Hazards and the Resilience of Social–Ecological Systems: Lessons Learned in India and Canada." Natural Hazards 41, no. 2 (2007): 317-36. View/purchase online»

Ghimire, Motilal. "Climate Change and Glacier Lake Outburst Floods and the Associated Vulnerability in Nepal and Bhutan." In Climate Change and Water Resources in South Asia, edited by Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad M. Monirul Qader Mirza, 137-53. London: Taylor & Francis, 2005. View/purchase online»

"Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in Nepal and Switzerland: New Threats Due to Climate Change." Germanwatch, 2004. View/purchase online»

Grabs, W.E., and J. Hanisch. "Objectives and Prevention Methods for Glacier Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs)." In Snow and Glacier Hydrology, 341-52: Kathmandu Symposium, 1992. View/purchase online»

Gurung, S.M. "Human Perception of Mountain Hazards in the Kakani-Kathmandu Area: Experiences from the Middle Mountains of Nepal." Mountain Research and Development 9, no. 4 (1989): 353-64. View/purchase online»

Hansen, R. "Remembering Hazards as ‘Coping Strategy’: Local Perception of the Disastrous Snowfalls and Rainfalls of September 1992 in Astor Valley, Northwestern Himalaya." In Perspectives on History and Change in the Karakoram, Hindu Kush and Himalaya, Culture Area Karakoram Project: Scientific Studies, edited by I. and M. Winiger Stellrecht, 361-77. Cologne, Germany: Rudiger Kuppe Verlag, 1997. View/purchase online»

Hewitt, Kenneth. "Culture and Risk: Understanding the Sociocultural Settings That Influence Risk from Natural Hazards." In ICIMOD and the Mountain Forum: Global E-Conference, 2009. View/purchase online»

Hewitt, Kenneth. (2014). Glacial Impoundments and Outburst Floods. In Glaciers of the Karakoram Himalaya (pp. 245-265). Springer Netherlands. View/purchase online»

ICIMOD. "Glacial Lakes and Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in Nepal." ICIMOD Books Online (2011). View/purchase online»

ICIMOD. "Glacial Lakes and Associated Floods in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas." ICIMOD Books Online (2010). View/purchase online»

Ives, Jack D. "Glacial Lake Outburst Floods and Risk Engineering in the Himalaya." In ICIMOD Occasional Paper. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 1986. View/purchase online»

———. ""Himalayan Misconceptions and Distortions: What Are the Facts?" Himalayan Journal of Sciences 5, no. 5 (2005): 15-24. View/purchase online»

———. Himalayan Perceptions: Environmental Change and the Well-Being of Mountain Peoples. New York: Routledge, 2004. View/purchase online»

Jain, S. K., Lohani, A. K., Singh, R. D., Chaudhary, A., & Thakural, L. N. (2012). Glacial lakes and glacial lake outburst flood in a Himalayan basin using remote sensing and GIS. Natural hazards, 62(3), 887-899. View/purchase online»

Jianchu, Xu, Mats Eriksson, Jacob Ferdinand, and Juerg Merz. "Managing Flash Floods and Sustainable Development in the Himalayas." Kathmandu, Nepal: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2005. View/purchase online»

Jianchu, Xu, Arun Shrestha, Rameshananda Vaidya, Mats Eriksson, and Kenneth Hewitt. The Melting Himalayas: Regional Challenges and Local Impacts of Climate Change on Mountain Ecosystems and Livelihoods. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2007. View/purchase online»

Johnson, K., E.A. Olson, and S. Manandhar. "Environmental Knowledge and Response to Natural Hazards in Mountainous Nepal." Mountain Research and Development 2, no. 2 (1982): 175-88. View/purchase online»

Kaser, Georg, Martin Großhauser, and Ben Marzeion. "Contribution Potential of Glaciers to Water Availability in Different Climate Regimes." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107, no. 47 (2010): 20223-20227. View/purchase online»

Kattelmann, R., and T. Watanabe. "Draining Himalayan Glacial Lakes before They Burst." In Destructive Water: Water-Caused Natural Disasters, Their Abatement and Control, edited by G. H. Leavesley. Geneva: International Association of Hydrological Sciences, 1997. View/purchase online»

Kattelmann, Richard. "Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in the Nepal Himalaya: A Manageable Hazard?" Natural Hazards 28 (2003): 145-54. View/purchase online»

Kehrwald, N.M., L.G. Thompson, T. Yao, E.M. Thompson, U. Schotterer, V. Alfimov, J. Beer, J. Eikenberg, and M.E. Davis. "Mass Loss on Himalayan Glacier Endangers Water Resources." Geophysical Research Letters 35 (2008). View/purchase online»

Khadka, Navin Singh. "Mountain Tsunamis a Rising Threat." China Dialogue (2011). View/purchase online»

Khawas, Vimal. "Environmental Challenges and Human Security in the Himalaya." In National Seminar: Himalayas in the New Millennium: Environment, Society, Economy and Polity. Centre for Himalayan Studies North Bengal University, 2007. View/purchase online»

Leber, Diethard. "Glacier Hazards and Risk Response Strategies in Himalayan Countries (Bhutan, India, Nepal)." In United Nations Regional Workshop on the Use of Space Technology for Disaster Management in Asia and the Pacific, 2002.

Liu, W. "Preliminary Study on Debris Flow Induced by Glacier Lake Outburst in Tibet." Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology 33, no. 3 (2006): 89-92.

Li, Junli, and Yongwei Sheng. 2012. "An Automated Scheme for Glacial Lake Dynamics Mapping Using Landsat Imagery and Digital Elevation Models: A Case Study in the Himalayas." International Journal of Remote Sensing. 33, no. 16: 5194-5213.View/purchase online»

Mason, Kenneth. "The Study of Threatening Glaciers." The Geographical Journal 85, no. 1 (1935): 24-35.

Mishra, Dinesh Kumar. "Bihar’s Embanking Mindset." Himal Southasian, 2007. View/purchase online»

———. Trapped! Between the Devil and Deep Waters. Uttarakhand, India: People’s Science Institute & SANDRP, 2008. View/purchase online»

Mool, P.K., D. Wangda, S.R. Bajracharya, D.R. Gurung, and Sharad P. Joshi. Inventory of Glaciers, Glacial Lakes and Glacial Lake Outburst Floods; Monitoring and Early Warning Systems in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region - Bhutan. Kathmandu, Nepal: ICIMOD, 2001. View/purchase online»

Mool, P.K. "GLOF Flyer on HKH Glacial Lakes." ICIMOD Books Online (2010). Language: Nepali. View/purchase online»

Mool, P.K. "GLOF Flyer on Imja Glacial Lake." ICIMOD Books Online (2010). Language: Nepali. View/purchase online»

Mool, P.K. "GLOF Flyer on Nepal Glacial Lakes." ICIMOD Books Online (2010). Language: Nepali. View/purchase online»

Mool, P.K. "GLOF Flyer on Thugali Glacial Lake." ICIMOD Books Online (2010). Language: Nepali. View/purchase online»

Mool, P.K. "GLOF Flyer on Tsho Rolpa Glacial Lake." ICIMOD Books Online (2010). Language: Nepali. View/purchase online»

Mool, Pradeep. "Glaciers and Glacial Lakes: Indicators of Global Climate Change." edited by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2008. View/purchase online»

Musofir, Ali Rehmat. "Hussaini Village – Thirsty in the Midst of Glaciers and Rivers." In Pamir Times Blog, 2008. View/purchase online»

Osti, Rabindra, and Shinji Egashira. "Hydrodynamic Characteristics of the Tam Pokhari Glacial Lake Outburst Flood in the Mt. Everest Region, Nepal." Hydrological Processes 23, no. 20 (2009): 2943-55. View/purchase online»

Raj, K. B. G., Remya, S. N., & Kumar, K. V. (2013). Remote sensing-based hazard assessment of glacial lakes in Sikkim Himalaya. Current Science(Bangalore), 104(3), 359-364. View/purchase online»

Rautela, P. "Indigenous Technical Knowledge Inputs for Effective Disaster Management in Fragile Himalayan Ecosystems." Disaster Prevention and Management 14, no. 2 (2005): 233-41. View/purchase online»

Reynolds, John M. "High-Altitude Glacial Lake Hazard Assessment and Mitigation: A Himalayan Perspective." Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications 15 (1998): 25-34. View/purchase online»

Richardson, Shaun D., and John M. Reynolds. "An Overview of Glacial Hazards in the Himalayas." Quaternary International 65-66 (2000): 31-47. View/purchase online»

Shakti, P.C. "Flash Floods Due to Glacier Lake Outburst Floods in the Mountainous Regions of Nepal: A Case Study of Kawache Glacier Lake Outburst Flood." In Water and Urban Development Paradigms: Towards an Integration of Engineering, Design and Management Approaches, edited by Jan Feyen, Kelly Shannon and Matthew Neville. 329-36. London: Taylor and Francis Group, 2009. View/purchase online»

Shrestha, A.B., M. Eriksson, P. Mool, P. Ghimire, B. Mishra, and N.R. Khanal. "Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Risk Assessment of Sun Koshi Basin, Nepal." Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk 1, no. 2 (2010): 157-69. View/purchase online»

Shrestha, Arun B, and Raju Aryal. "Climate Change in Nepal and Its Impact on the Himalayan Glaciers." Regional Environmental Change 11, no. Supplement 1 (2011): 65-77. View/purchase online»

Shrestha, Badri Bhakta, H. Nakagawa, K. Kawaike, Y. Baba, H. Zhang. “Glacial Hazards in the Rolwaling Valley of Nepal and Numerical Approach to Predict Potential Outburst Flood from Glacial Lake.” Landslides 10, no. 3 (2013): 299–313. View/purchase online»

Tianchi, Li, and Sumitra Manandhar Gurung. Water Induced Disasters in the Hindu Kush – Himalayan Region: A Regional Workshop. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2002. View/purchase online»

UN. "Building Resilience to Climate Change: GLOF Remains the Biggest Hazard for Bhutan." In United Nations Development Program Brief. Bhutan: United Nations Development Program, 2007.

———. "Managing Climate Risk." United Nations Development Program, 2007. View/purchase online»

———. "Regional Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) Risk Reduction Initiative for the Himalayas." Kathmandu, Nepal: United Naations Development Program, 2008. View/purchase online»

Watanabe, Teiji, Damodar Lamsal, and Jack Ives. "Evaluating the Growth Characteristics of a Glacial Lake and Its Degree of Danger of Outburst Flooding: Imja Glacier, Khumbu Himal, Nepal." Norwegian Journal of Geography 63, no. 4 (2009). View/purchase online»

Watanabe, Teiji, and Daniel Rothacher. "Mountain Chronicles: The 1994 Lugge Tsho Glacial Lake Outburst Flood, Bhutan Himalaya." Mountain Research and Development 16, no. 1 (1996): 77-81. View/purchase online»

Worni, R., Huggel, C., & Stoffel, M. (2012). Glacial lakes in the Indian Himalayas—From an area-wide glacial lake inventory to on-site and modeling based risk assessment of critical glacial lakes. Science of The Total Environment. View/purchase online»