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The Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP) was founded by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2003.
  ITP aims to better understand the uplift of the Tibetan Plateau and its climate and environmental changes, as well as enhance sustainable development in the region.
  ITP has three ...
YAO TandongFANG Xiaomin
DING LinMA Yaoming
TIAN LideXU Baiqing
Kang Shichang Yang Kun
Third Pole Environment
  Research Activities
TPE-Group2t1.jpg The 5th TPE workshop brings TPE study to a new height
During December 8-9, 2014, the 5th Third Pole Environment (TPE) workshop was successfully held in Berlin, Germany. This workshop consisted of 7 themed sessions, including 1)Interactions between the Third Pole and the Asian monsoon, 2)Pas...
W020140715634912428795.jpg TPE called upon joint working group meetings on glacial m...
On July 4, 2014, a joint meeting was held in Beijing by TPE working-group on glacial mass balance and that on precipitation.
  The joint meeting first witnessed the summaries by Prof. YAO Tandong and Daqing Yang on, respectively, progr...
W020140628606320236667.png Above-5500 m elevated AWS set up on North Qomolangma
Early June, ITP research staff successfully set up an Automatic Weather Station (AWS) in the ablation zone of East Rongbuk, 5830 m a.s.l., on the northern slope of Mt. Qomolangma. The AWS is equipped with sensors to detect two-layered wi...
3.jpg A step forward in understanding responses of flowering ph...
How will flowering phenology respond to future climate change? That is a question haunting many scientists due to its immediate link to biodiversity and carbon cycle. “Understanding how flowering phenology responds to warming and coolin...
1.gif Is there Mercury in high-altitude aquatic ecosystems on t...
Our understanding of the biogeochemistry of mercury (Hg) in high-altitude aquatic environments remains limited. The Tibetan Plateau (TP) is one of the Earth’s most significant continental-scale high lands, yet much remains unknown about...
  Int’l Cooperation Activities
TPE delegates attended the first Himalaya-Third Pole Circle meeting [02-10]
TPE successfully held another session at AGU fall meeting [12-26]
UCLA scientist explored further collaboration with ITP in studying land-atmosphere interaction [09-19]
TPE hosted a training program for young scientists in the Third Pole region [09-01]
Geologists from Macquarie University of Australia visited ITP [12-24]
Chair of Climate Research Fund of Iceland visits ITPCAS [08-22]
Tribhuvan University delegates visit ITPCAS [08-22]
ITP Welcomes the visit of the Tribuhvan University Vice Chancellor [04-30]
TPE seeks support with TU authorities for joint promotion of the TPE Kathmandu center [04-11]
TPE delegate attends UNESCO high-level panel session [12-02]
The second HKT-ISTP joint conference held in Tuebingen of Germany [09-18]
Events & Announcement
[07-08]TEL 113th academic frontier seminar
[06-20]LAEB 13th Academic frontier seminar
[06-20]TEL 112th academic frontier seminar
[06-19]TEL 111th academic frontier seminar
[06-17]Upcoming report: Resolving the Microbial Communities Residing in Antarctic Lakes: One Cell at a Time
Latest News
Harvard University Professor hosted the 16th Ti...
Topics addressed at 5th TPE Workshop gain high ...
Big money into the study of tectonics along the...
Prof YAO Tandong talks at China National Geogra...
TPE Kathmandu Centre released guidelines for jo...
Moisture controls the growth of birch at the up...
TPE seeks support with TU authorities for joint...
CAS delegation visits the TPE Kathmandu Center
Newletter 21 - Dec. 2013 Newletter 20- Jun. 2013
Research Platform
Key Laboratory of Tibetan Environment Changes and Land Surface Processes, Chinese Academy of Sciences (TEL)
Key Laboratory of Continental Collision and Plateau Uplift (LCPU)
Nam Co Monitoring and Research Station for Multisphere Interactions , Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAMORS)
Southeast Tibet Observation and Research Station for the Alpine Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences(SETORS)
Qomolangma Atmospheric and Environmental Observation and Research Station , Chinese Academy of Sciences(QOMORS)
Ngari Desert Observation and Research Station (NADORS)
Muztagh Ata Westerly Observation and Research Station(MAWORS)
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