Glacier inventory dataset of Nepal (2000)


This glacier inventory is supported by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the United Nation Environment Programme/Regional Resources Centre, Asia and The Pacific (UNEP/RRC-AP)。

1、The glacier inventory uses the remote sensing data of Landsat,reflecting the current status of glaciers in Nepal in 2000.

2、The spatial coverage of the glacier inventory: Nepal

3、Contents of the glacier inventory: glacier location, glacier code, glacier name, glacier area, glacier length, glacier thickness, glacier stocks, glacier type, glacier orientation, etc.

4、Data Projection:

Grid Zone IIA

Projection: Lambert conformal conic

Ellipsoid: Everest (India 1956)

Datum: India (India, Nepal)

False easting: 2743196.40

False northing: 914398.80

Central meridian: 90°00'00"E

Central parallel: 26°00'00"N

Scale factor: 0.998786

Standard parallel 1: 23°09'28.17"N

Standard parallel 2: 28°49'8.18"N

Minimum X Value: 1920240

Maximum X Value: 2651760

Minimum Y Value: 914398

Maximum Y Value: 1188720

Grid Zone IIB

Projection: Lambert conformal conic

Ellipsoid: Everest (India 1956)

Datum: India (India, Nepal)

False easting: 2743196.40

False northing: 914398.80

Central meridian: 90°00'00"E

Central parallel: 26°00'00"N

Scale factor: 0.998786

Standard parallel 1: 21°30'00"N

Standard parallel 2: 30°00'00"N

Minimum X Value: 1823188

Maximum X Value: 2000644

Minimum Y Value: 1306643

Maximum Y Value: 1433476

For a detailed data description, please refer to the data file and report.


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Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya, Pradeep Kumar Mool,Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya,Basanta Shrestha,Sharad Prasad Joshi. Glacier inventory dataset of Nepal (2000). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2011. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

Related Literatures:

1. Pradeep Kumar Mool,Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya,Sharad Prasad Joshi, (2005). Inventory of Glaciers, Glacial Lakes and Glacial Lake Outburst Floods(Monitoring and Early Warning Systems in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region Nepal ),ICIMOD.( View Details | Bibtex)

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