Natural hazards versus climate change and their potential impacts in the dry , northern Himalayas : focus on the upper Kali Gandaki ( Mustang District , Nepal )

In the Himalayas, the consequences of climate change are a fairly debated issue, mainly questioning the availability of water resources to the lowland population. North of the monsoon Himalayas, a semi-arid, continental climate prevails and settlements rely economically mostly on irrigated crops, high altitude rangelands, trade and tourism. The upper Kali… CONTINUE READING