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Volume 10, issue 4
The Cryosphere, 10, 1433–1448, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-1433-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
The Cryosphere, 10, 1433–1448, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-1433-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 11 Jul 2016

Research article | 11 Jul 2016

Glacier melting and precipitation trends detected by surface area changes in Himalayan ponds

Franco Salerno et al.

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This contribution shows that the surface area variations of unconnected glacial ponds, i.e. ponds not directly connected to glacier ice, can be considered as suitable proxies for detecting past changes in the main hydrological components of the water balance (glacier melt, precipitation, evaporation) on the south side of Mt Everest.
This contribution shows that the surface area variations of unconnected glacial ponds, i.e....
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