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The impact of global warming on the glaciers of the Himalaya

  title={The impact of global warming on the glaciers of the Himalaya},
  author={Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya and P. K. Mool and Basanta Shrestha},
Since industrialization and human activities is advancing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is steadily increasing. As a result of green house gas effect the world’s average surface temperature has increased between 0.3 and 0.6 o C over the past hundred years. There is expectation of global average temperature increase by 1.4 to 5.8°C in 2100 with the increase of carbondioxide. The increase in average temperature will have the direct impact on glaciers and glacial lakes in… 

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