Glacial Lakes in the Himalayas : A Review on Formation and Expansion Processes

In the recent several decades, glacial lakes have been expanding at the terminus of debris-covered glaciers associated with glacier shrinkage in the Himalayas. Accordingly, glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) have become serious natural disasters in the Himalayas. Bathymetrical surveys have been carried out at several glacial lakes, and the relationship… CONTINUE READING