Lichenometric studies and Pindari glacier retreat

Chaujar, Ravinder Kumar
November 2010
Current Science (00113891);11/25/2010, Vol. 99 Issue 10, p1306
Academic Journal
The article reports on the lichenometric studies in Pindari Glacier, India. It outlines the method of the study which determines the growth rate and colonization delay of the lichenometry, as well as the environmental factors that caused their movements. The study found out that the lichenometry's growth rate was 1.47 millimeter per year (mm/yr), with a colonization period of 18 years was set by waling lines of monuments.


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