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February 11, 2013

Warwan Basin Glacier Retreat, India

Brahmbhatt et al (2012) examine the glacier loss in Warwan and Bhut Basin’s which are sub-basins of the Chenab in India. They note a loss in glacier area from 1962 to 2001 of 19% in Warwan Basin and 9% in Bhut Basin. In this post we examine changes of several glaciers in Warwan basin, where there are 250 glaciers, from 1998 to 2011 using Landsat Imagery and Google Earth imagery. …