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Orr, A., Ahmad, B., Alam, U., Appadurai, A., Bharucha, Z.P., Biemans, H., Bolch, T., et al. (2022): Knowledge priorities on climate change and water in the Upper Indus Basin: a horizon scanning exercise to identify the top 100 research questions in social and natural sciences. Earth’s Future 10, e2021EF002619. doi:10.1029/2021EF002619
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Robson, B. A., MacDonell, S., Ayala, Á., Bolch, T., Nielsen, P. R., Vivero, S. (2022): Glacier and rock glacier changes since the 1950s in the La Laguna catchment, Chile. The Cryosphere 16(2), 647–665. doi: 10.5194/tc-16-647-2022

Guillet, G., King, O., Lv, M., Ghuffar, S., Benn, D., Quincey, D., Bolch, T. (2022): A regionally resolved inventory of High Mountain Asia surge-type glaciers, derived from a multi-factor remote sensing approach. The Cryosphere 16, 603-623, doi: 10.5194/tc-16-603-2022

Wangchuk, S., Bolch, T., Robson, B. (2022): Monitoring glacial lakes and their surroundings using Sentinel-1 SAR data, Google Earth Engine, and Persistent Scatter Interferometry. Remote Sensing of Environment 271, 112910, doi: 10.1016/j.rse.2022.112910

Pronk, J.B., Bolch, T., King, O., Wouters, B., Benn, D.I. (2021): Contrasting surface velocities between lake- and land-terminating glaciers in the Himalayan region. The Cryosphere. 15, 5577–5599, doi: 10.5194/tc-15-5577-2021

Bhattacharya, A., Bolch, T., Mukherjee, K., King, O., Menounos, B., Kapitsa, V., Neckel, N., Yang, W., Yao, T. (2021): High Mountain Asian glacier response to climate revealed by multi-temporal satellite observations since the 1960s. Nature Communicationsdoi: 10.1038/s41467-021-24180-y

Bolch, T., Duethmann, D., Wortmann, M., Liu, S., Disse, M. (2021): Declining glaciers endanger sustainable development of the oases along the Aksu-Tarim River (Central Asia). International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecologydoi: 10.1080/13504509.2021.1943723

King, O., Bhattacharya, A., Bolch, T. (2021): The presence and influence of glacier surging around the Geladandong ice caps, North East Tibetan Plateau. Advances in Climate Change Research. doi:10.1016/j.accre.2021.05.001

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Bhattacharya, A., Bolch, T., Mukherjee, K., King, O., Menounos, B., Kapitsa, V., Neckel, N., Yang, W., Yao, T. (2021): High Mountain Asian glacier response to climate revealed by multi-temporal satellite observations since the 1960s. Nature Communicationsdoi: 10.1038/s41467-021-24180-y

Allen, S.K., Zhang, G.Q., Wang, W.C., Yao, T.D., Bolch, T. (2019): Potentially dangerous glacial lakes across the Tibetan Plateau revealed using a large scale automated assessment approach. Science Bulletin 64: 435–445. doi: 10.1016/j.scib.2019.03.011

Bolch, T., Shea, J. M., Liu, S.Y., Azam, F. M., Yang, G., Gruber, S., Immerzeel, W. W., Kulkarni, A., Li, H.L., Tahir, A. A., Zhang, G.Q., Zhang, Y.S. (2019): Status and Change of the Cryosphere in the Extended Hindu Kush Himalaya Region. In: P. Wester et al. (eds.), The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment, Springer Nature. 209-255. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-92288-1_7

Bolch, T., Rohrbach, N., Kutusov, S., Robson, B., Osmonov, A. (2019): Occurrence, evolution and ice content of ice-debris complexes in the Ak-Shiirak, Central Tien Shan revealed by geophysical and remotely-sensed investigations. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 44: 129–143. doi: 10.1002/esp.4487

King, O., Bhattacharya, A., Bhambri, R., Bolch, T. (2019): Glacial lakes exacerbate Himalayan glacier mass loss. Scientific Reports 9 (1): 18145. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-53733-x.

Bolch, T. (2017): Asian Glaciers are a reliable water source. Nature 545: 161-162. doi: 10.1038/545161a.

Pfeffer, W.T., Arendt, A. A., Bliss, A., Bolch, T., Cogley, J. G., Gardner, A. S., Hagen, J.-O., Hock, R., Kaser, G., Kienholz, C., Miles, E. S., Moholdt, G., Mölg, N., Paul, F., Radic, V., Rastner, P., Raup, B. H., Rich, J., Sharp, M. J., the Randolph Consortium (2014): The Randolph Glacier Inventory: a globally complete inventory of glaciers. Journal of Glaciology 60(211): 537-552. doi: 10.3189/2014JoG13J176

Benn, D.I., Bolch, T., Dennis, K., Gulley, J., Luckman, A., Nicholson, K.L., Quincey, D., Thompson, S., Toumi, R., Wiseman, S. (2012): Response of debris-covered glaciers in the Mt. Everest region to recent climate warming and its implications to outburst flood hazards. Earth Science Reviews 114(1-2):156-174. doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2012.03.008

Bolch, T., Kulkarni, A., Kääb, A., Huggel, C., Paul, F., Cogley, G., Frey, H., Kargel, J.S., Fujita, K., Scheel, M., Bajracharya, S., Stoffel, M. (2012): The state and fate of Himalayan glaciers. SCIENCE 336(6079), 310–314. doi: 10.1126/science.121582

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