• Geography
  • Published 2012

Glacier evolution in the South West slope of Nevado Coropuna (Cordillera Ampato, Perú)

@inproceedings{Oset2012GlacierEI,
  title={Glacier evolution in the South West slope of Nevado Coropuna (Cordillera Ampato, Per{\'u})},
  author={N{\'e}stor Campos Oset},
  year={2012}
}
Glaciers not only reveal information about climate change, they are very important as a water supply for the population who is living around, this implies a risk, glacial hazards and risk associated with glacier retreat, such as ice avalanches, new glacier lake formation and glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF), constitute a major cause of severe catastrophes in populated mountain areas (Huggel et al., 2004). The management of these risks is a complex task involving analysis, evaluation, and… CONTINUE READING

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