New publication on Himalayan glaciers in Nature Geoscience

In a new publication in Nature Geoscience Walter Immerzeel and Marc Bierkens project an increase in runoff from Himalayan catchmants during the 21st century, despite a decline in glacier size.  See why and how on:

http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo1896.html

or read the Utrecht University press release:

http://pers.uu.nl/himalayas-warmer-wetter-next-century/

reference: W.W. Immerzeel, F. Pellicciotti en M.F.P. Bierkens, ‘Rising river flows throughout the twenty-first century in two Himalayan glacierized watersheds’, Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo1896, 2013.