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Abstract

The ‘greater Himalayan region’, sometimes called the ‘Roof of the World’, is noticeably impacted by climate change. The most widely reported impact is the rapid reduction in glaciers, with profound future implications for downstream water resources. The impacts of climate change are superimposed on a variety of other environmental and social stresses, many already recognised as severe (Ives and Messerli, 1989).

Publisher: 
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
Distributor: 
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
Number of Pages: 
25
Location Focus: 
Himalayas