ICIMOD UAV conference

Utrecht University together with ICIMOD, HiView and Kathmandu University organized a successful workshop in Kathmandu titled “Glacier monitoring in the Himalayas using Unmanned Arial Vehicles''.

In the morning a broad overview was presented of potential applications of UAVs in different field with a particular focus on glaciological applications. In the afternoon a successful demonstration was conducted on the cricket pitch of Tribhuvan University. The workshop was attended by representatives of the Department for International Development, the army, the police, the civil aviation authority and universities.