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  Top Priorities Indian-Eurasian continental collision, geodynamics, and the growth of the Tibetan Plateau Mechanisms of material flow and phase transition in various spheres over the Tibetan Plateau and their influences ...
Scientists
YAO Tandong Chen Fahu
FANG XiaominDING Lin
MA YaomingLi Xin
Tian Lide Xu Baiqing
Yang Kun Liu Yongqin
Liang Eryuan Wu Guangjian
Piao Shilong Kang Shichang
Third Pole Environment
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  Research Activities
51.7 Billion Tons! Scientists Precisely Estimate Annual W...
A research team led by Prof. MA Yaoming from the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has proposed a reliable lake evaporation estimation method based on meteorological and satellite data. They f...
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图片 3.png JGR- Biogeosciences & STE: Responses of the alpine soil o...
Soils on the Tibetan Plateau are extremely sensitive to global climate change. They are young in terms of development,forming a thin, skeletal soil layer because the gravel parent materials are glaciofluvial deposit, eluvium, and fluvia...
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图片 1 GRL: Spring hydroclimate reconstruction on the south-cent...
The Nam Co, situated within the south-central Tibetan Plateau (30°–35°N), is located at the transitional region between the Indian summer monsoon and westerlies in the growing season. This area with an elevation above 4700 m a.s.l. is...
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2 RPP: A major environmental shift by the middle Eocene in ...
The modern environment of southern China is dominated by a humid monsoon climate, and presents a striking contrast to the widespread deserts found at similar latitudes elsewhere. The formation of a monsoon climate marks a major environme...
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图片 1 EM: Distinct assembly mechanisms underlie similar biogeog...
The rare biosphere contains microorganisms that present in low abundance. These rare microorganisms represent the majority of the Earth's biodiversity and are responsible for ecosystem multifunctionality and act as the “seed bank” duri...
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2 ISME: Mountain biodiversity and ecosystem functions: inte...
Although biodiversity and ecosystem functions are strongly shaped by contemporary environments, such as climate, local biotic and abiotic attributes, we know relatively little about how they change along with long-term geological process...
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NRE & E : Warming-induced Greening Slows Warming at Third...
Warming at the Third Pole has increased vegetation growth that can, in turn, slow down warming. The Third Pole has seen an increase in vegetation over the past three decades. This phenomenon, also known as “greening”, may help slow r...
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图片 2 GRL: Obvious lateral variations of shear-wave velocity in...
The core-mantle boundary (CMB) near 2900 km depth is formed due to the transition between the solid silicate lower mantle and the liquid iron-nickel outer core. It is the most heterogeneous layer in the earth with rapid variations in tem...
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  Int’l Cooperation Activities
TPE Highlights Asian Water Tower Changes at 2019 AGU Fall Meeting [12-18]
TPE and Arctic Circle Map Out Future Cooperation [12-18]
International scientists gather in Frankfurt for the ninth TPE Workshop [12-06]
TPE and GCW Highlighted observation-prediction integration on WMO High Mountain Summit [11-22]
TPE Takes New Step to Connect the Third Pole and the Arctic [10-23]
The Workshop on China-Norway “Third Pole-Arctic Center” is Held Successfully [10-21]
2019 TPE & TransTiP Science & Technology Training and ITP Undergraduates Summer School was held successfully [08-29]
Professor Toshio Koike, who was recommended by ITP, won the 2018 CAS Award for International Scientific and Techn... [02-01]
2017 TPE Science & Technology Training was held successfully in Beijing and Lanzhou, China [09-01]
TPE session successfully held at EGU 2015 [04-20]
TPE delegates attended the first Himalaya-Third Pole Circle meeting [02-10]
TPE successfully held another session at AGU fall meeting [12-26]
Events & Announcement
[10-13]Guide for Application of TEL Open Funding(2018.9)
[09-26]Guide for application of TEL open funding(2017.7)
[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
Latest News
[from Xinhua]Researchers reveal climate change ...
[From Xinhua] China Focus: Scientists develop d...
[From Xinhua] Chinese researchers extract ice c...
[From Zhongxin] Chinese scientists collect firs...
[From Xinhua] Feature: Tree talker
[From Xinhua]Human activities dominating factor...
Asian water towers are world's most important a...
[From Xinhua]Chinese researchers establish wate...
China Focus: Int'l workshop held to enhance coo...
Chinese scientists launch program to tackle gla...
Plant growing season not extended remarkably wi...
Glacier surface biological dust can strongly ac...
Researchers confirm earliest archaeological sit...
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...
Moisture controls the growth of birch at the up...
TPE seeks support with TU authorities for joint...
Newsletter
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(QOMS)
Ngari Desert Observation and Research Station (NADORS)
Muztagh Ata Westerly Observation and Research Station(MAWORS)
 
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