Center for Earth Sciences


Center for Earth Sciences (CES) at KIAS promotes scientific and technical research and development studies in the Nepalese Himalaya and adjacent region. It purses multidisciplinary approach in problems related to geology and natural hazards in the Himalayan region. Currently, the team is involving in different projects related hydropower, road, landslide etc. However, the main working area of our team is as follows:

  • Geological and Engineering geological study
  • Disaster Risk Management
  • Landslide, flood, earthquakes
  • Geo-technical engineering
  • River channel morphology
  • Denudation and sediment transport mechanism in the mountain