IT11-Himalayan Lakes - Nepal
The site include two high altitude oligomictic lakes located in the Himalayas (Khumbu Valley, Mt. Everest). Those ecosystem lies at ca. 5000 m a.s.l. and have similar characteristic to other high altitude sites, e.g. Alpine lakes, but they are characterized by a tropical climate being under the influence of monsoon activity.
General Characteristics, Purpose, History
Limnological research and paleolimnological in high altitude lakes in the Himalayas; Morphology and hydrogeochemical bodies of high-altitude lakes in the Sagarmatha National Park, Project SHARE-ASIA-meteorological research in the Himalayas and Karakorum; Study of the characteristics of the Himalayan weather and climate modeling simulations using the atmospheric circulation
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