CSTP is a national, non-profit, and scientific social organization in China, comprised of scientists, technicians, and administrators in the Tibetan Plateau research and management. CSTP initiated in June 1986, and joined in China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) in March 1990.
The council of the Society is elected every five years. Now the 7th council is in office (2020-2025). The Society has over 1,500 members in over 100 units from more than 10 province, and autonomous regions.