Global warming has caused that the planet's highest peak, Jomolungma, is becoming more and more vegetated. more and more, a phenomenon that is spreading throughout the Himalayan mountain range. Such scientists at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, who noted that areas with intermittent snow cover snow.
Scientists for a quarter century have monitored the expansion of the grass and shrub zone on the world's tallest mountain. of the world. Landsat satellite data from 1993-2018 confirmed theoretical information from modeling, concerning the expansion of the vegetation zone on the formerly "bare" areas of the mountains. Heights of 4.15-6 km are gradually covered with grass and low-growing 4.15-6 km altitudes are gradually covered with grass and low shrubs, the greenery is close to the level of the eternal snows. Global global warming of the Earth's climate has made the formerly unsuitable low temperatures and other conditions, the high-altitude belts have become actively greened.
Unfortunately, we have to to state that the reduction of ice in the Himalayas has doubled from 2000 to 2016, as the results of studies have shown.
The Himalayan mountain-tundra belt, with its erratic snow cover, feeds the waters of the ten great Asian rivers. The melting of the snows has a corresponding effect on the region's water bearing arteries.
Sources: alpagama.org, phys.org