Space-based assessment of glacier fluctuations in the Wakhan Pamir, Afghanistan

  title={Space-based assessment of glacier fluctuations in the Wakhan Pamir, Afghanistan},
  author={Umesh K. Haritashya and Michael P. Bishop and John Ford Shroder and Andrew Basil George Bush and Henry N. N. Bulley},
  journal={Climatic Change},
Alpine glaciers directly and indirectly respond to climate and play a significant role in mountain geodynamics. Many glaciers around the world have been found to be retreating and downwasting, although these patterns are highly variable due to variations in local topography, regional climate and ice-flow dynamics. Unfortunately, limited information is available on glacier fluctuations in the Wakhan Pamir of Afghanistan, and no data exist from there in the World Glacier Monitoring Services (WGMS… Expand

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