Bridge Over the River Karnali
Just as topping Nepal's Mount Everest requires great stamina from mountain climbers, building the Karnali River Bridge in a remote region of western Nepal required six years...

Draining Himalayan Glacial Lakes Before They Burst
Glacial lakes are a common feature of the Himalaya in general and the Khumbu Himal region of eastern Nepal in particular. Some of these glacial lakes are naturally unstable because of...

Water-Related Hazards: India's Experiences
The geographical position of India (N 8° and 37°; E 70° and 97°) and its physical features are such that a variety of climatic conditions prevail over different parts of the country. Its...

Constructional and Environmental Aspects of Structural Materials at Antarctica and Indian Himalayas

Sediment Yield and Mean Annual Discharge from Watersheds in the Indian Subcontinent
Measurements of sediment deposition in reservoirs located in the Indian subcontinent (India, Nepal, Pakistan) indicate that the rate of sedimentation is much higher than predicted during...

Debris Torrents in Nepal and Use of Reliability Engineering Concepts During Redesign of River Works
Debris torrents, generated by cloudbursts and by glacier lake outbursts, occur frequently in the Nepal Himalaya. A simple fault tree analysis is applied to the destruction of a diversion...

Engineering Implications of Impoundment of the Indus River by an Earthquake-Induced Landslide
Historical records and physical evidence indicate that in the Himalayas of northern Pakistan a huge landslide dam was caused by an earthquake in 1840. The dam blocked the Indus River,...

 

 

 

 

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