ICIMOD and partners from the Cryosphere Monitoring Programme, Kathmandu University, will conduct an expedition to Rikha Samba Glacier in the Hidden Valley, Lower Mustang, Nepal, as a part of the Cryosphere Initiative funded by the Government of Norway.
- Reinstall an automatic weather station (AWS) at the Rikha Samba Glacier base camp
- Dismantle and bring back the data logger and sensors of the Japanese AWS already installed
- Download and maintain the hydro station (HS) downstream the Rikha Samba Glacier outlet
- Discharge measurement at HS near the Rikha Samba Glacier outlet