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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
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...
launching.jpg TPE Kathmandu center established in Tribhuvan University ...
On occasion of the CAS President BAI Chunli’s visit to Tribhuvan University on April 7, 2014, the TPE program formally launched its center in Kathmandu. The Kathmandu center was established to promote more and wider academic exchanges a...
W020140121437531544679.jpg CAS Center for Excellence & Innovation in Tibetan Plateau...
January 21, 2014, ITP witnessed the launching ceremony of a new CAS Center of Excellence entitled CAS Center for Excellence & Innovation in Tibetan Plateau Earth System Sciences (abbreviated as CEITPES).
  Academic focus of the center ...
  Int’l Cooperation Activities
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]
MoU signed Between ITP and Myanmar Geosciences Society [04-15]
Nepalese young scientist became the first foreign doctoral recipient at ITP [12-28]
ITP welcomes Bangladesh visitors [10-08]
National Science Foundation delegate visits ITP [09-12]
ITP establishes cooperation with Institute of Geology Tajikistan Academy of Sciences [07-13]
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
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
ITP Prof. YANG Kun wins NSFC Fund for Distingui...
DFG officials visit NAMORS
NAMORS welcomes IGS delegates
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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