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Glacier Changes in High Mountain Aisa

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New publications by Glaciers_cci memebers provide new insights into the glaciers and their changes in High Mountain Asia:

Kääb, A., Treichler D., Nuth C. and Berthier E. (2015): Brief Communication: Contending estimates of 2003–2008 glacier mass balance over the Pamir–Karakoram–Himalaya. The Cryosphere, 9, 557- 564. download

Bolch, T. (2015): Glacier area and mass changes since 1964 in the Ala Archa Valley, Kyrgyz Ala-Too, northern Tien Shan. Лёд и Снег (Ice and Snow) 129(1): 28-39. download

Neckel, N., Kropacek, J., Bolch, T., Hochschild, V. (2014): Glacier elevation changes on the Tibetan Plateau between 2003 – 2009 derived from ICESat measurements. Environmental Research Letters 9: 014009. download

Frey, H., Machguth, H., Huss, M., Huggel, C., Bajracharya, S., Bolch, T., Kulkarni, A., Linsbauer, A., Salzmann, N., and Stoffel, M. (2014): Ice volume estimates for the Himalaya–Karakoram region: evaluating different methods, The Cryosphere 8: 2313-2333. download

Pellicciotti, F., Stephan, C., Miles, E., Herreid, S., Immerzeel, W., Bolch, T. (2015): Mass-balance changes of the debris-covered glaciers in the Langtang Himal, Nepal, between 1974 and 1999. Journal of Glaciology. 61(226): 373-386, doi:10.3189/2015JoG13J237

Pieczonka, T., Bolch, T. (2015): Region-wide glacier mass budgets and area changes for the Central Tien Shan between ~1975 and 1999 using Hexagon KH-9 imagery. Global and Planetary Change, 128, 1-13. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2014.11.014.

Shangguan, D. H., Bolch, T., Ding, Y. J., Kröhnert, M., Pieczonka, T., Wetzel, H. U., Liu, S. Y. (2015): Mass changes of Southern and Northern Inylchek Glacier, Central Tian Shan, Kyrgyzstan, during 1975 and 2007 derived from remote sensing data, The Cryosphere 9: 703-717, doi:10.5194/tc-9-703-2015.

Two articles about glaciers in the Karakoram and Pamir are currently under discussion:

Holzer, N., Vijay, S., Yao, T., Xu, B., Buchroither, M., Bolch, T. (2015): Four decades of glacier variations at Muztag Ata (eastern Pamir): a multi-sensor study including Hexagon KH-9 and Pléiades data. The Cryosphere Discussion 9, 1811–1856. download

Paul, F.: Revealing glacier flow and surge dynamics from animated satellite image sequences: examples from the Karakoram (2015), The Cryosphere Discussion 9, 2597-2623. download