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Mal, Suraj

Climate Change, Glacier Response, and Vegetation Dynamics in the Himalaya

Mal, Suraj - Climate Change, Glacier Response, and Vegetation Dynamics in the Himalaya, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Climate Change and Dynamics of Glaciers and Vegetation in the Himalaya: An Overview
Udo Schickhoff, R. B. Singh, Suraj Mal

Part I. Climate Change

2. Recent Climate Change over High Asia
Shabeh ul Hasson, Lars Gerlitz, Udo Schickhoff, Thomas Scholten, Jürgen Böhner

3. Analytic Comparison of Temperature Lapse Rates and Precipitation Gradients in a Himalayan Treeline Environment: Implications for Statistical Downscaling
Lars Gerlitz, Benjamin Bechtel, Jürgen Böhner, Maria Bobrowski, Birgit Bürzle, Michael Müller, Thomas Scholten, Udo Schickhoff, Niels Schwab, Johannes Weidinger

4. Climate Change and Hydrological Responses in Himalayan Basins, Nepal
Tirtha Raj Adhikari, Lochan Prasad Devkota

5. Spatial and Temporal Variability of Climate Change in High-Altitude Regions of NW Himalaya
M. R. Bhutiyani

6. Assessing Climate Change Signals in Western Himalayan District Using PRECIS Data Model
R. B. Singh, Swarnima Singh, Shouraseni Sen Roy

7. Climate Change in Pindari Region, Central Himalaya, India
R. B. Singh, Santosh Kumar, Ajay Kumar

Part II. Climate Change Impacts on Glaciers and Hydrology

8. Glacier Variations in the Trans Alai Massif and the Lake Karakul Catchment (Northeastern Pamir) Measured from Space
Nicolai Holzer, Tim Golletz, Manfred Buchroithner, Tobias Bolch

9. Heterogeneity in Fluctuations of Glacier with Clean Ice-Covered, Debris-Covered and Proglacial Lake in the Upper Ravi Basin, Himachal Himalaya (India), During the Past Four Decades (1971–2013)
Pritam Chand, Milap Chand Sharma, Ram Nagesh Prasad

10. Current and Future Glacial Lake Outburst Flood Hazard: Application of GIS-Based Modeling in Himachal Pradesh, India
Simon K. Allen, Andreas Linsbauer, Christian Huggel, S. S. Randhawa, Yvonne Schaub, Markus Stoffel

11. Estimating Recent Glacier Changes in Central Himalaya, India, Using Remote Sensing Data
Suraj Mal, R. B. Singh, Udo Schickhoff

12. Instability Processes Triggered by Heavy Rain in the Garhwal Region, Uttarakhand, India
Manish Mehta, D. P. Dobhal, Tanuj Shukla, Anil K. Gupta

13. The Need for Community Involvement in Glacial Lake Field Research: The Case of Imja Glacial Lake, Khumbu, Nepal Himalaya
Teiji Watanabe, Alton C. Byers, Marcelo A. Somos-Valenzuela, Daene C. McKinney

14. Understanding Factors Influencing Hydro-climatic Risk and Human Vulnerability: Application of Systems Thinking in the Himalayan Region
Gourav Misra, Harekrishna Misra, Christopher A. Scott

Part III. Climate Change and Vegetation Dynamics

15. Climate Change and Treeline Dynamics in the Himalaya
Udo Schickhoff, Maria Bobrowski, Jürgen Böhner, Birgit Bürzle, Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Lars Gerlitz, Jelena Lange, Michael Müller, Thomas Scholten, Niels Schwab

16. Treeline Responsiveness to Climate Warming: Insights from a Krummholz Treeline in Rolwaling Himal, Nepal
Niels Schwab, Udo Schickhoff, Michael Müller, Lars Gerlitz, Birgit Bürzle, Jürgen Böhner, Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Thomas Scholten

17. Dendroecological Perspectives on Climate Change on the Southern Tibetan Plateau
Achim Bräuning, Jussi Grießinger, Philipp Hochreuther, Jakob Wernicke

18. Spatially Variable Vegetation Greenness Trends in Uttarakhand Himalayas in Response to Environmental Drivers
Niti B. Mishra, Gargi Chaudhuri

19. Impact of Glacial Recession on the Vegetational Cover of Valley of Flowers National Park (a World Heritage Site), Central Himalaya, India
M. P. S. Bisht, Virendra Rana, Suman Singh

20. Snow Cover Dynamics and Timberline Change Detection of Yamunotri Watershed Using Multi-temporal Satellite Imagery
Manish Kumar, Pankaj Kumar

Keywords: Geography, Physical Geography, Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts, Natural Hazards

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319289779
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-28975-5

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