Inventory dataset of glacial lakes in Himachal Pradesh, India (2004)

This glacial lake inventory receives joint support from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and United Nations Environment Programme/Regional Resource Centre, Asia and the Pacific (UNEP/RRC-AP).

5. This glacial lake inventory referred to Landsat 4/5 (MSS and TM), SPOT(XS), IRS-1C/1D(LISS-III) and other remote sensing data. It reflects the current situation of glacial lakes with areas larger than 0.01 km2 in 2004.

6. Glacial Lake Inventory Coverage: Yamuna basin, Ravi basin, Chenab basin, Satluj River Basin and others.

7. The Glacial Lake Inventory includes glacial lake inventory, glacial lake type, glacial lake width, glacial lake orientation, glacial lake length from the glacier and other attributes.

8. Projection parameter:

Projection: Albers Equal Area Conic

Ellipsoid: WGS 84

Datum: WGS 1984

False easting: 0.0000000

False northing: 0.0000000

Central meridian: 82° 30’E

Central parallel: 0° 0’ N

Latitude of first parallel: 20° N

Latitude of second parallel: 35° N

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International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). Inventory dataset of glacial lakes in Himachal Pradesh, India (2004). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2011. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

Related Literatures:

1. Pradeep Kumar Mool,Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya. (2004). Inventory of Glaciers and Glacial Lakes and the Identification of Potential Glacial Lake Outburst Floods (GLOFs) Affected by Global Warming in the Mountains of Himalayan Region,ICIMOD.( View Details | Bibtex)

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