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Artificial Glaciers and AnyLogic Fight Against the Climate Change 18.06.2015 Stepan Egorov

Ladakh region, located in the north of India. It is unique by its climate where Arctic and desert conditions meet, and temperatures range from -35 °C in winter to 35 °C in summer. In the remote mountain parts of the land, agriculture is the core of the economy. Local farmers have been using water from glaciers for farming for centuries. Today, the global climate change has put the agriculture in danger: due to the global warming, the glaciers provide not enough water for irrigation during the most critical spring months. In January 2014, students and teachers from the local SECMOL school campus started working on the project called Ice Stupa. These are artificial glaciers named after traditional Buddhist stupas of Tibet because if the visual resemblance. [...]