International Expert Group Meeting on “Multi scale Forest Biomass Assessment and Monitoring of Hindu Kush Himalayan Region”

Date 9 Dec 2013 to 10 Dec 2013
Venue Kathmandu, Nepal
Contact Persons Hammad Gilani Hammad Gilani
Type Meeting
Programmes MENRIS, Geospatial Solutions

ICIMOD as part of its USAID/NASASERVIR Himalaya regional initiative is organizing two days expert group meeting under the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Technical Commission (VIII)/Working Group (7) – Forestry, Natural Ecosystems and Biodiversity.


To develop scientific understanding and operational methodological framework to address multi scale forest biomass assessment and monitoring of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region using satellite imageries and geospatial information systems.

Technical Sessions:


  • Current status, needs and challenges – Biomass assessment in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
  • Technology trends – Remote sensing multi-scales/sensors
  • Hindu Kush Himalayan regional – Experiences from geospatial techniques
  • Plenary session