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

Bode, Barbara. "Disaster, Social Structure, and Myth in the Peruvian Andes: The Genesis of an Explanation." Annals of the New York Academy of Science 293 (1977): 246-74. View/purchase online»

———. No Bells to Toll: Destruction and Creation in the Andes. New York: Paragon House, 1990. View/purchase online»

Burningham, Kate, Jane Fielding, and Diana Thrush. "'It'll Never Happen to Me': Understanding Public Awareness of Local Flood Risk." Disasters 32, no. 2 (2008). View/purchase online»

Bury, J, BG Mark, J McKenzie, A French, M Baraer, KI Huh, M Zapata Luyo, and RJ Gómez López. "Glacier Recession and Human Vulnerability in the Yanamarey Watershed of the Cordillera Blanca, Peru." Climatic Change 105, no. 1-2 (2011): 179-206. 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»

C., Narama, Duishonakunov M., Kääb A., Daiyrov M., and Abdrakhmatov K. "The 24 July 2008 Outburst Flood at the Western Zyndan Glacier Lake and Recent Regional Changes in Glacier Lakes of the Teskey Ala-Too Range, Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan." Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 10, no. 4 (2010): 647-59. View/purchase online»

Carey, Mark, Christian Huggel, Jeffrey Bury, César Portocarrero, and Wilfried Haeberli, "An Integrated Socio-environmental Framework for Glacier Hazard Management and Climate Change Adaptation: Lessons from Lake 513, Cordillera Blanca, Peru," Climatic Change 3, no. 3 (2011): 733-767. View/purchase online»

Carey, Mark. "Disasters, Development, and Glacial Lake Control in Twentieth-Century Peru." In Moutains: Sources of Water, Sources of Knowledge, edited by Ellen Wiegandt, 181-96. The Netherlands: Springer, 2008. View/purchase online»

———. In the Shadow of Melting Glaciers: Climate Change and Andean Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. View/purchase online»

———. "Living and Dying with Glaciers: People's Historical Vulnerability to Avalanches and Outburst Floods in Peru." Global and Planetary Change 47 (2005): 122-34. View/purchase online»

———. "The Politics of Place: Inhabiting and Defending Glacier Hazard Zones in Peru's Cordillera Blanca." In Darkening Peaks: Glacial Retreat, Science, and Society, edited by Ben Orlove, Ellen Wiegandt and Brian Luckman, 229-40. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. View/purchase online»

"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»

De la Cruz-Reyna, S. Escenarios De Riesgo Y Percepción Del Peligro Volcánico En México, Simposio Internacional “Volcán Popocatépetl,” 22-24 March, 1999. Abstracts, 11. Mexico City: UNAM/CENAPRED, 1999.

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»

———. Local Knowledge for Disaster Preparedness: A Literature Review. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, 2007. 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»

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»

"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»

Evans, S, N Bishop, L Smoll, P Murillo, K Delaney, and A Oliver-Smith. "A Re-Examination of the Mechanism and Human Impact of Catastrophic Mass Flows Originating on Nevado Huascarán, Cordillera Blanca, Peru in 1962 and 1970." Engineering Geology 108, no. 1-2 (2009): 96-118. View/purchase online»

Gaillard, Jean-Christophe. "Resilience of Traditional Societies in Facing Natural Hazards." Disaster Prevention and Management 16, no. 4 (2007): 522-44. 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»

Grove, J.M. "Glacier Fluctuations and Hazards." Geographical Journal 153, no. 3 (1987): 351-67. 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»

Haeberli, W., J.C. Alean, P. Müller, and M. Funk. "Assessing Risks from Glacier Hazards in High Mountain Regions: Some Experiences in the Swiss Alps." Annals of Glaciology 13 (1989): 96-102. 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»

Hegglin, Esther, and Christian Huggel. "An Integrated Assessment of Vulnerability to Glacial Hazards: A Case Study in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru." Mountain Research and Development 28, no. 3-4 (2008): 299-309. 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»

———. "The Social Nature of Exposure, Vulnerability, and Responses to Danger." Paper presented at the MRI International Workshop, 'GAPHAZ' Vienna, Vienna, 2009. View/purchase online»

Ives, Jack D. "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»

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»

Jurt, C. "Perceptions of Natural Hazards in the Context of Social, Cultural, Economic and Political Risks." University of Burn, 2009.

Kääb, A., C. Huggel, B. Barbero, M. Chiarle, M. Cordola, F. Epifani, W. Haeberli, G. Mortara, P. Semino, A. Tamburini, and G. Viazzo. "Glacier Hazards at Belvedere Glacier and the Monte Rosa East Face, Italian Alps: Processes and Mitigation." In Proceedings, 10th Interpraevent, Riva Del Garda, May 24-27, 2004, 67-78. Klagenfurt: Interpraevent, 2004. View/purchase online»

Kääb, A., J.M Reynolds, and W. Haeberli. "Glacier and Permafrost Hazards in High Mountains." In Global Change and Mountain Regions—a State of Knowledge Overview, edited by U.M. Huber, H.K.M. Bugmann and M.A. Reasoner: Springer, 2005. 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, 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»

Keys, Harry, and Paul Green. "The Crater Lake Issue - a Management Dilemma." In 1953 Tangiwai Commemoration, 2004. 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»

Kotlyakov, V.M., O. Rototaeva, and G.A. Nosenko. "The September 2002 Kolka Glacier Catasrophe in North Ossetia, Russian Federation: Evidence and Analysis." Mountain Research and Development 24, no. 1 (2004): 78-83. View/purchase online»

Kron, Wolfgang, and Re Munich. "Flood Catastrophes: Causes – Losses – Prevention; from an International Re-Insurer’s View/purchasepoint." In International Workshop on Precautionary Flood Protection in Europe, 2003. View/purchase online»

Künzler, M., C. Huggel, A. Linsbauer, and W. Haeberli. "Emerging Risks Related to New Lakes in Deglaciating Areas of the Alps." Paper presented at the Mountain Risks: Bringing Science to Society, Firenze, Italy, 2010. 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.

Mark, B.G., J. Bury, J.M. McKenzie, A. French, and M. Baraer. "Climate Change And tropical Andean Glacier Recession: Evaluating Hydrologic Changes and Livelihood vulnerability in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru." Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Special Edition on Climate Change 100, no. 4 (2010): 794-805. View/purchase online»

Mercer, J. "Disaster Risk Reduction or Climate Change Adaptation: Are We Reinventing the Wheel?" Journal of International Development 22, no. 2 (2010): 247-64. View/purchase online»

Mercer, Jessica, Dale Dominey-Howes, Illan Kelman, and Kate Lloyd. "The Potential for Combining Indigenous Knowledge in Reducing Vulnerability to Environmental Hazards in Small Island Developing States." Environmental Hazards 7 (2007): 245-56. View/purchase online»

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»

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

Oliver-Smith, Anthony. "Disaster Rehabilitation and Social Change in Yungay, Peru." Human Organization 36, no. 1 (1977): 5-13.

———. "Here There Is Life: The Social and Cultural Dynamics of Successful Resistance to Resettlement in Postdisaster Peru." In Involuntary Migration and Resettlement: The Problems and Responses of Dislocated People, edited by Art Hansen and Anthony Oliver-Smith. 85-103. Boulder, Col.: Westview Press, 1982. View/purchase online»

———. The Martyred City: Death and Rebirth in the Andes. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1986. View/purchase online»

———. "Peru's Five-Hundred-Year Earthquake: Vulnerability in Historical Context." In The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith and Susanna M. Hoffman. 74-88. New York: Routledge, 1999. View/purchase online»

———. "Traditional Agriculture, Central Places, and Postdisaster Urban Relocation in Peru." American Ethnologist 4, no. 1 (1977): 102-16. View/purchase online»

Oliver-Smith, Anthony. “Debating Environmental Migration: Society, Nature and Population Displacement in Climate Change.” Journal of International Development 24, no. 8 (2012): 1058–1070. View/purchase online»

Oliver-Smith, Anthony, and Susanna M. Hoffman, eds. The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective. New York: Routledge, 1999. View/purchase online»

Orlove, Ben, Ellen Wiegandt, and Brian Luckman, eds. Darkening Peaks: Glacier Retreat, Science, and Society. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. View/purchase online»

Orlove, Ben, Ellen Wiegandt, and Brian H. Luckman. "The Place of Glaciers in Natural and Cultural Landscapes." In Darkening Peaks: Glacial Retreat, Science, and Society, edited by Ben Orlove, Ellen Wiegandt and Brian H. Luckman. 3-19. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. View/purchase online»

Orlove, Ben. "Glacier Retreat: Reviewing the Limits of Human Adaptation to Climate Change." Environment, 2009, 22-34. View/purchase online»

Paton, Douglas, Saut Sagala, Norio Okada, Li-Ju Jang, Petra T. Bürgelt, and Chris E. Gregg. "Making Sense of Natural Hazard Mitigation: Personal, Social, and Cultural Influences." Environmental Hazards 9, no. 2 (2010): 183-96. 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»

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»

Rothe, Thomas. "Study: Chile Is Losing Its Glaciers." The Patagonia Times (2009). View/purchase online»

Ryder, J.M. "Geomorphological Processes in Alpine Areas of Canada: The Effects of Climate Change and Their Impacts on Human Activities." Geological Survey of Canada, Bulletin 524 (1998). View/purchase online»

Salzmann, N., C. Huggel, P. Calanca, A. Díaz, T. Jonas, C. Jurt, T. Konzelmann, P. Lagos, M. Rohrer, W. Silverio, and M. Zappa. "Integrated Assessment and Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts in the Peruvian Andes." Advances in Geosciences 22 (2009): 35-39. 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 Bhakta. Resource Manual on Flash Flood Risk Management: Module 2, Non-Structural Measures: ICIMOD Books Online, 2008. View/purchase online»

Tamburini, A., G. Mortara, M. Belotti, and P. Federici. "The Emergency Caused by the ‘Short-Lived Lake’ of the Belvedere Glacier in the Summer 2002 (Macugnaga, Monte Rose, Italy)." Terra Glacialis 6 (2003): 51-54.

Tauro, Flavia. "Chilean Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Impacts on Dam Construction." Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009. View/purchase online»

Taylor, Peter, and Shaun Richardson. "Glacial Risks and High Mining." Mining Magazine, (2003): 174.

Thomalla, Frank, Tom Downing, Erika Spanger-Siegfried, Guoyi Han, and Johan Rockström. "Reducing Hazard Vulnerability: Towards a Common Approach between Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Adaptation." Disasters 30, no. 1 (2006): 39-48. 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»

Tran, Phong, Rajib Shaw, Guillaume Chantry, and John Norton. "GIS and Local Knowledge in Disaster Management: A Case Study of Flood Risk Mapping in Viet Nam." Disasters 33, no. 1 (2009): 152-69. 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.

———. "Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learn in the Asia-Pacific Region." In United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction. Bangkok, 2008. View/purchase online»

———. "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»

Wegmann, M., M. Bruderer, M. Funk, and C. Wuilloud. "Natural Hazard Risk Management: A Participatory Approach Applied for Glacier Hazards." In Proceesings, 10th Interpraevent, Riva Del Garda, May 24-27, 2004, 297-308. Klagenfurt: Interpraevent, 2004.

Werder, M. A., A. Bauder, M. Funk, and H. R Keusen. "Hazard Assessment Investigations in Connection with the Formation of a Lake on the Tongue of the Unterer Grindelwaldgletscher, Bernese Alps, Switzerland." Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 10, no. 2 (2010): 227-37. View/purchase online»

Wiegandt, Ellen, and Ralph Lugon. "Challenges of Living with Glaciers in the Swiss Alps, Past and Present." In Darkening Peaks: Glacial Retreat, Science, and Society, edited by Ben Orlove, Ellen Wiegandt and Brian Luckman. 33-48. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008. View/purchase online»

Wisner, Ben, Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, and Ian Davis. At Risk: Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability, and Disasters. Second ed. New York: Routledge, 2004. View/purchase online»

Young, K.R., and B. León. "Natural Hazards in Peru: Causation and Vulnerability." In Natural Hazards and Human-Exacerbated Disasters in Latin America, edited by Edgardo Latrubesse, 165-80, 2009. View/purchase online»

Zhang, X. "Investigation of Glacier Bursts of the Yarkant River in Xinjiang, China." Annals of Glaciology 16 (1992): 135-39. View/purchase online»