Institute of Geography and Water Security under the Ministry of Education and Science

The Institute conducts several lines of research that are directly relevant to the project. The Institute also houses a Department of Glaciology, which conducts year-round monitoring and research at three remote stations in the Northern Tien Shan mountain range. Research focuses on snow-ice and water resources in a changing climate. The Institute has been consulted and has contributed to the formulation of the project.

Role in the Project:

The Institute of Geography will be involved in conducting a scientific assessment of the hazards and risks of the GLOFs.