Glaciological Data Series

Report GD-29: Bibliography on the Hydrology of the Himalaya-Karakoram Region

Report GD-29

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2.1 General References on Karakoram Hydrology

de Scally, F.A. and Gardner, J.S. (1990) Ablation of avalanched and undistributed snow, Himalaya Mountains, Pakistan. Water Resources Research, 26(11): 2757-2767.

Derbyshire, E. (1984) Sedimentological analysis of glacial and proglacial debris: a framework for the study of Karakoram glaciers. (In: Miller, K.J., ed., The International Karakoram Project, vol. I, 347-364. Cambridge University Press: Great Britain.)

Ferguson, R.I. (1982) Sediment yields, sources, and fluctuations in the Karakoram Mountains. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 139: Part 5: 656.

Hewitt, K. (1968) The freeze-thaw environment of the Karakoram Himalaya. Canadian Geographer, 12, 85-98.

Hewitt, K. (1989) Hazards to water development in high mountain regions. The Himalayan sources of the Indus. (In: Hydrology of Disasters, Proceedings of the Technical Conference, World Meteorological Organisation, Geneva, November 1988. 294-312. James and James: London.)

Hewitt, K. (1982) Natural dams and outburst floods of the Karakoram Himalaya. (In: Glen, J.W., ed. Hydrological Aspects of Alpine and High-Mountain Areas. International Commission on Snow and Ice (ICSI) Symposium, Exeter, UK, 19-30 July 1982. Proceedings. International Association of Hydrological Sciences. IAHS/AISH Publication, no. 138: 259-269.)

Li, N., Li, J. and Xiangxing, C. (1981) Discussion on some hydrological features of the Batura Glacier, Karakoram. Journal of Glaciology and Cryopedology, 3(2): 7-12.

Liu, G. (1980) The climate of the Batura glacier and its adjacent areas. (In: Professional Papers on the Batura Glacier, Karakoram Mountains, 107-108. Beijing. Science Press.)

O'Mara, G. T. and Duloy, J.H. (1989) Modelling efficient conjunctive use of water in the Indus Basin. (In: World Bank symposium on efficiency in irrigation; the conjunctive use of surface and groundwater resources. World Bank, Washington, DC, United States, May 11-13, 1983. 128-140.)

Rothlisberger, F. and Geyh, M.A. (1985) Glacier verifications in Himalayas and Karakorum. Zeitschrift für Gletscherkunde, 21: 237-249.

Wake, C. (1989) Glaciochemical investigations as a tool to determine the spatial variation of snow accumulation in the Central Karakoram, Northern Pakistan. (In: Richardson, E.L. ed., Symposium on Glacier Mapping and Surveying, 13: 279-284.)

Wake, C. (1988) Snow accumulation studies in the central Karakoram, Pakistan. (In: Proceedings of the 44th Eastern Snow Conference, Fredericton, NB, Canada, 1987. 19-33.)

Young, G.J. and Hewitt, K. (1993) Glaciohydrological features of the Karakoram Himalaya: measurement possibilities and constraints. (In: Young, G.J., ed. Snow and Glacier Hydrology. International Symposium, Kathmandu, Nepal, 16-21 November 1992. Proceedings. International Association of Hydrological Sciences. IAHS/AISH Publication, no. 218: 273-283.)

Young, G.J. and Hewitt, K. (1990) Hydrology research in the upper Indus basin, Karakoram Himalaya, Pakistan. (In: Molnar, L., ed., Hydrology of Mountainous Areas. International Association Hydrological Sciences. International Association of Hydrological Sciences. IAHS Publication, no. 190: 139-152.)