Changing monsoon patterns, snow and glacial melt, its impacts and adaptation options in northern India: Synthesis

E.J. Moors, M. Stoffel

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Abstract

This paper gives a synthesis of this special issue on the sensitivity to climate change of the main bio-physical processes in the Hindukush–Karakoram–Himalayas. It also describes the impacts on the water resources with a special focus on the Ganges. Consequences of changes in water resources and possible adaptation measures for different sectors are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S162-S167
JournalScience of the Total Environment
Volume468-469
Issue numberSuppl.
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • climate-change
  • water-resources
  • human health
  • basin

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