In February, the Uttarakhand region of India experienced a humanitarian tragedy when a wall of rock and ice collapsed and formed a debris flow.
Seismic stations may provide a real-time, remote monitoring system to give early warnings of glacial lake outburst floods that devastate downstream communities. Global warming is drastically increasing the risk of these floods.
Rising temperatures has accelerated the melting of this huge region dramatically since the start of the 21st century.
Society, Water and Climate Research Group melds scientific perspectives toward finding sustainable water solutions in a changing world.