Articles | Volume 14, issue 9
The Cryosphere, 14, 3215–3234, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3215-2020
The Cryosphere, 14, 3215–3234, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-14-3215-2020
Research article
24 Sep 2020
Research article | 24 Sep 2020

Towards understanding the pattern of glacier mass balances in High Mountain Asia using regional climatic modelling

Remco J. de Kok et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 3,843 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
2,791 989 63 3,843 66 70
  • HTML: 2,791
  • PDF: 989
  • XML: 63
  • Total: 3,843
  • BibTeX: 66
  • EndNote: 70
Views and downloads (calculated since 04 Nov 2019)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 04 Nov 2019)

Viewed (geographical distribution)

Total article views: 3,843 (including HTML, PDF, and XML) Thereof 2,848 with geography defined and 995 with unknown origin.
Country # Views %
  • 1
1
 
 
 
 

Cited

Latest update: 08 Dec 2022
Download
Short summary
Glaciers worldwide are shrinking, yet glaciers in parts of High Mountain Asia are growing. Using models of the regional climate and glacier growth, we reproduce the observed patterns of glacier growth and shrinkage in High Mountain Asia of the last decades. Increases in snow, in part from water that comes from lowland agriculture, have probably been more important than changes in temperature to explain the growing glaciers. We now better understand changes in the crucial mountain water cycle.