CHARIS Publications, Posters, Presentations

Publications

Armstrong, RL (2010),  The Glaciers of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region. ICIMOD Technical Paper, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, Nepal. ISBN: 978 92 9115 176 9

Armstrong, RL, In: Malone, E., ed. (2010)Changing Glaciers and Hydrology in Asia: Addressing Vulnerabilities to Glacier Melt Impacts.   USAID Technical Report.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2010-12-asia-home-glacier-human-vulnerabilities.html#jCp  Also see related presentation material from the Wilson Center.

Painter, TH, MJ Brodzik, A Racoviteanu and R Armstrong (2012), Automated mapping of Earth’s annual minimum exposed snow and ice with MODIS. Geophys. Res. Lett.39 , Art. No. L20501, ISSN: 0094-8276, ids: 027IH; doi: 10.1029/2012GL053340

Racoviteanu, A., Y. Arnaud, M. Williams, and W.F. Manley (2014). Spatial patterns in glacier area and elevation changes from 1962 to 2006 in the monsoon-influenced eastern Himalaya, The Cryosphere Discuss., 8, 3949-3998, doi:10.5194/tcd-8-3949-2014.

Racoviteanu, A.E., R. Armstrong, and M.W. Williams (2013), Evaluation of an ice ablation model to estimate the contribution of melting glacier ice to annual discharge in the Nepal Himalaya, Water Resour. Res., 49, 5117–5133, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20370  

Racoviteanu, A. and M.W. Williams (2012),  Decision tree and texture analysis for mapping debris-covered glaciers in the Kangchenjunga area, Eastern Himalaya. Remote Sensing, 4(10), 3078-3109; doi:10.3390/rs4103078.

Rasmussen, L.A. (2013), Meteorological controls on glacier mass balance in High Asia, Annals of Glaciology 54(63) 352-359 doi:10.3189/2013AoG6A353

Vaux, H.J., Jr., D. Balk, E.R. Cook, P. Gleick, W.K.-M. Lau, M. Levy, E.L. Malone, R. McDonald, D. Shindell, L.G. Thompson, J.L. Wescoat, Jr., and M.W. Williams, (2012), Himalayan Glaciers: Climate Change, Water Resources, and Water Security. National Academies Press.

Wilson, Alāna M., Mark W. Williams, and Rijan B. Kayastha. “Using Hydrochemistry Data to Constrain the Role of Snow and Ice Meltwater in the Langtang Valley, Nepal.” 82nd Annual Western Snow Conference (2014,Durango, CO). Ed.

 

Posters and Presentations

2014 Presentations

Brodzik, M.J., R. Armstrong, A. Barrett, F. Fetterer, D. Hashmi, S.J.S. Khalsa, A. Racoviteanu, B. Raup, K. Rittger, M. Williams, A. Wilson. Contribution to High Asian Runoff from Ice and Snow (CHARIS) Project Preliminary Results from Upper Indus Basin. International Association for Mathematical Geosciences Annual Conference, held 17-20 October, 2014 in New Delhi, India.

Raup, B, A. Barrett, S. J. S. Khalsa, and R. Armstrong. 2014. An evaluation of errors of Himalayan glacier outlines. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 16, EGU2014-14013. EGU General Assembly 2014, held 27 April – 2 May, 2014 in Vienna, Austria, id.14013

Rittger, K.; M. J. Brodzik; A. Racoviteanu; A. Barrett; S. J. S. Khalsa; T. Painter; R. Armstrong; A. Burgess. Distinguishing ice from snow for melt modeling using daily observations from MODIS. Abstract C21C-0344 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., Dec 15-19, 2014

Williams, M. W. Bhutan and Nepal: Disappearing Himalayan Glaciers, Water Security in High Asia, Temples, Elephants, and Phalluses. INSTAAR colloquium, April 27 2014, Boulder CO.

Williams, M. W. Bhutan and Nepal: Disappearing Himalayan Glaciers, Water Security in High Asia, Temples, Elephants, and Phalluses. Geography Department Colloquium, October 3 2014, Boulder CO.

Wilson, Alāna. “Using hydrochemistry to constrain the role of snow and ice meltwater in the hydrology of Langtang Valley, Nepal”. Hydrological Sciences Symposium, University of Colorado Boulder. 4 April 2014. Oral presentation.

Wilson, Alāna. “High Asia: Climate Change, Water Security, and Conflict”. Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council, University of Colorado Boulder. 15 October 2014. Invited talk.

2014 Posters

Barrett, A.; R. Armstrong; M.J. Brodzik; S.J. Khalsa; B. Raup; K. Rittger; Developing Temperature Forcing for Snow and Ice Melt Runoff Models in High Mountain Regions. Abstract C41A-0332 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., Dec 15-19, 2014

Brodzik, M. J.; R. Armstrong; S. J. S. Khalsa; T. Painter; A. Racoviteanu; K. Rittger. Using an ablation gradient model to characterize annual glacial melt contribution to major rivers in High Asia. Abstract H43J-1088 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., Dec 15-19, 2014

Raup, B. H.; R. Armstrong; J. S. Kargel; W. T. Pfeffer; J. G. Cogley; R. Hock. Progress and Challenges for GLIMS 2: Merging the GLIMS and RGI Glacier Databases. Abstract C31B-0288 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., Dec 15-19, 2014

Wilson, Alāna M., M.W. Williams, R. Armstrong, R. Kayastha, A. Barrett, M.J. Brodzik, F. Fetterer, S.J.S. Khalsa, A. Racoviteanu, B. Raup. “International collaboration and capacity-building: The unique opportunities of USAID-funded research science”. CIRES Rendezvous, University of Colorado Boulder. 2 May 2014. Poster presentation.

2013

Armstrong, R.L., A.P. Barrett, M.J. Brodzik, F. Fetterer, D. Hashmey, U. Horodyskyj, S.J.S. Khalsa, A. Khan, A. Racoviteanu, B.H. Raup, M.W. Williams, A.M. Wilson, (2013), CHARIS: the contribution to High Asia runoff from ice and snow: Preliminary results from Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan. GC23D-0966 presented at 2013 AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 9–13 Dec.

Armstrong, R.L., A.P. Barrett, M.J. Brodzik, F. Fetterer, U. Horodyskyj, S.J.S. Khalsa, A. Khan, A. Racoviteanu, A. Rasmussen, B.H. Raup, M.W. Williams, A.M. Wilson, (2013), Establishing a collaborative effort to assess the contribution to High Asia runoff from ice and snow. EGU2013-3542 presented at 2013 EGU Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 7–12 Apr.

Armstrong, R.L., A.P. Barrett, M.J. Brodzik, F. Fetterer, U. Horodyskyj, S.J.S. Khalsa, A. Khan, A. Racoviteanu, A. Rasmussen, B.H. Raup, M.W. Williams, A.M. Wilson, (2013), Establishing a collaborative effort to assess the contribution to High Asia runoff from ice and snow. DACA-13:C5.2 presented at Davos Atmosphere and Cryosphere Assembly DACA-13, Davos, Switzerland, 8–12 Jul.

Wilson, A .M., M. W. Williams, A. Racoviteanu, F.Pellicciotti, I.Juszak, W.W. Immerzeel, R. B. Kayastha, (2013), Variable results in hydrograph separation using geochemical and isotopic chemistry data from a glacierized mountain watershed in Nepal,  Abstract GC23D-0967 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 9–13 Dec.

2012

Armstrong, R.L., Barret, A.P., Brodzik, M.J., Khalsa, S., Racoviteanu, A., Raup, B.H., and Williams, M.W., (2012), Establishing a collaborative effort to assess the role of glaciers and seasonal snow cover in the hydrology of the mountains of High Asia, Abstract GC11A-0956 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 3–7 Dec.

Barrett, A. P., Armstrong, Brodzik, M. J., Fetterer, F. M., Singh Khalsa, S., Racoviteanu, A., Raup, B. H., and Williams, M. W. (2012), Variability of snow cover extent and snow melt runoff in the Himalaya-Karakoram, Abstract GC52B-04 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3–7 Dec.

Barrett,  A.P.,  Armstrong,  R.L., Brodzik, M.J., Singh Khalsa, S.J.,  and Raup B. (2012), Estimating the contribution of snow and glacier melt to runoff from the Upper Indus River, Poster presented at IGS symposium Glaciers and Icesheets in a Warmer World, Fairbanks, AK, 24-29 Jun.

Brodzik, M. J., Painter, T. H., Racovitneanu, A., and Armstrong, R. L. (2012), Using MODIS to Map Changes in Earth’s Annual Minimum Exposed Snow and Ice, Abstract C21C-0624 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3–7 Dec.

Wilson, A., Williams, M.W., Pellicciotti, F., Kayastha, R.B., and Juszak, I. (2012), Comparing and contrasting the hydrology of high-elevation areas in the Rockies and the Himalayas, Poster (abstract here)  presented at the Long-Term Ecological Research Program All Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, Colorado, 9–14 Sep.

Wilson, A.M., Williams, M.W., Racoviteanu, A., Pellicciotti, F., Juszak, I., Immerzeel, W.W., Balestrini, R., and Kayastha, R.B., (2012), Using geochemical and isotopic chemistry to evaluate source water contributions to the hydrology of two high-elevation basins in the Himalayas of Nepal, Abstract GC11A-0963 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3–7 Dec.