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The Himalayas: a third polar region

Bahadur, J (1993) The Himalayas: a third polar region. In: Snow and Glacier Hydrology, November 1992, Kathmandu.

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Abstract

The 1963 American Scientific Expedition to Everest first suggested that the Himalaya are effectively a third pole. In this article, some salient aspects of Himalaya and polar environments are dealt with and similarities between the Himalaya and the Arctic and the Antarctic are investigated. Nationally and internationally coordinated efforts aimed at monitoring the unique Himalayan environment are essential from several considerations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Snow and Glacier Hydrology (Proceedings of the Kathmandu Symposium, November 1992). 181-190
Uncontrolled Keywords: ice; polar environment, India, Himalayas
Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology
Oceanography > oceanography
Depositing User: Administrator ePrints@MoES
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2015 07:16
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2015 07:16
URI: http://moeseprints.incois.gov.in/id/eprint/2122

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