Glacial lake outburst floods as drivers of fluvial erosion in the Himalaya

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Science  05 Oct 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6410, pp. 53-57
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat4981

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vol. 362 no. 6410 53-57

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  • Received for publication March 6, 2018
  • Accepted for publication August 3, 2018

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  1. Kristen L. Cook1,*,
  2. Christoff Andermann1,
  3. Florent Gimbert1,2,
  4. Basanta Raj Adhikari3,
  5. Niels Hovius1,4
  1. 1GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany.
  2. 2University of Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, IRD, Institut des Géosciences de l’Environnement (IGE), Grenoble, France.
  3. 3Department of Civil Engineering, Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
  4. 4Institute of Earth and Environmental Science, Potsdam University, Potsdam, Germany.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: klcook{at}


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