Ancient lake outburst ‘holds clues to climate change events’

SciDev.Net: Unique lake burst records indicates Indus river vulnerable to climate change A glacial lake outburst that occurred in the Himalayas thousands of years ago holds clues to the dangers faced by the entire Indus river valley system from similar events triggered by rapid climate change, say scientists. A team of Indian geologists from the University of Pune and the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, has been studying the site of the ancient outburst in a deep gorge close to the exit......

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