Tenzing Chogyal Sherpa is from Namche Bazaar, which lies at the foothills of the Everest region. He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and a master’s in glaciology from Kathmandu University, Nepal, which he received in 2016. He is currently working as a geographic information system and remote-sensing research associate at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Nepal. Before that, he worked as a research associate for the Cryosphere Monitoring Project at Kathmandu University. Additionally, he has supported numerous glacio-hydrological expeditions and geophysical surveys across Nepal. Sherpa’s research focuses on understanding the dynamics of glaciers in the Hindu Kush–Himalayan region and their evolution with the changing climate. He is also interested in understanding how these changes impact people living in mountain regions, specifically in the context of glacial hazards.
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