Projects

Current

Climbing the Asian Water Tower

Climbing the Asian Water Tower

Identify and quantify regional differences in greater Himalayan glacio-hydrology and to elucidate climate change induced alterations in water availability and the occurrence of extreme precipitation events.  
Closing the Himalayan Water Cycle

Closing the Himalayan Water Cycle

To elucidate and quantify the timing and magnitude of poorly understood components of the Himalayan water cycle with a particular focus on high altitude precipitation, glacier dynamics and snow processes  
Pan-TPE

Pan-TPE

Study westerly-monsoon interaction in Pan-Third Pole region and its implications for the environment  
SustaIndus

SustaIndus

Science to support the SDGs and sustainable water management in the transboundary Indus river basin.  
Tibetan Lakes

Tibetan Lakes

Understand the drivers of change of the lakes on the Tibetan Plateau  

Finished

HI-AWARE

HI-AWARE

High caliber research and pilot activities, capacity building and policy engagement on climate resilience and adaptation in the mountains and flood plains of the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra river basins.  
IceSpy

IceSpy

Learn more about the dynamics of debris-covered glaciers and their surface features by using unmanned aerial vehicles for high-resolution multitemporal monitoring