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The Hindu Kush Himalaya AssessmentIntroduction to the Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

The Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment: Introduction to the Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment [Mountains are large landforms raised above the surface of the earth emerging into peaks and ranges. Mountains occupy 22% of the world’s land surface area and are home to about 13% of the world’s population (FAO 2015). While about 915 million people live in mountainous region, less than 150 million people live above 2,500 m above sea level (masl), and only 20–30 million people live above 3,000 masl.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

The Hindu Kush Himalaya AssessmentIntroduction to the Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment

Editors: Wester, Philippus; Mishra, Arabinda; Mukherji, Aditi; Shrestha, Arun Bhakta

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
© ICIMOD, The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019. This book is an open access publication.
ISBN
978-3-319-92287-4
Pages
1 –16
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-92288-1_1
Publisher site
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Abstract

[Mountains are large landforms raised above the surface of the earth emerging into peaks and ranges. Mountains occupy 22% of the world’s land surface area and are home to about 13% of the world’s population (FAO 2015). While about 915 million people live in mountainous region, less than 150 million people live above 2,500 m above sea level (masl), and only 20–30 million people live above 3,000 masl.]

Published: Jan 5, 2019

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