Table 1: Summary of glacier inventories in the Pumqu river basin for the 1970s, 2001, and 2013 periods.

Subbasin Number of glaciersAreas of glaciers (km2)Changing ratio of area (%)Ice reserve (km3)
1970s200120131970s200120131970s–20011970s–20131970s20012013

5o193358333314689.05654.47545.02−5.02−20.9078.5274.7355.32
5o194110113112294.09281.88279.66−4.15−4.9132.5029.0127.25
5o19658371813.374.201.99−68.59−85.120.430.090.04
5o197226222214280.85259.48252.57−7.61−10.0721.2319.7218.21
5o198247195181184.48130.57104.16−29.22−43.5410.277.325.24

Total9999008391461.841330.601183.40−8.98−19.05142.95130.87106.06