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22 November 2022

Suru Basin, Ladakh India Glaciers Bare of Snowcover in August 2022

Suru Basin glaciers in 1998 and 2022 Landsat images.¬† Red arrow marks the 1998 terminus location, yellow arrow the 2022 terminus location. S=Shafat Glacier, D=Dilung Glacier. Glacier 1-4 are unnamed glaciers that lost almost all snowcover in 2022. Glaciers of the Suru Basin, draining the Ladakh Range, a drier region of the Himalaya, was significantly by the 2022 pre-monsoon and monsoon season warmth. Here we focus on a group of …