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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
fig4.jpg ITP Scientist Released Preliminary Result for Rupture Pro...

  On April 25,2015, a magnitude Mw7.9 earthquake occurred near the southern Himalaya, Nepal, at 14:11(Beijing time, UTC 2015-04-25 06:11:26) with an epicenter at 28.147°N 84.708°E and a source depth of 15 km determined by the United...
W020150426393621640932.png ITP scientists: South Asian atmospheric pollutants can cr...

  The Tibetan Plateau that used to be considered one of the cleanest regions on earth is experiencing environmental pollutions in recent years. Where do those pollutants come from remains an important science question. Even though peo...
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...
  Int’l Cooperation Activities
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]
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]
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...
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...
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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