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Delegations of National Geographic Visited ITPCAS
On August 22nd, 2018, delegations of National Geographic led by Mr. David Schacht, the vice-president of International National Geographic, visited the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research of Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITPCAS).
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TPE Co-chair Prof. Volker Mosbrugger Visits ITP Lhasa Campus...
Prof. Volker Mosbrugger , TPE Co-chair and General Director of Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung (SGN), visited ITP Lhasa Campus and field stations from August 6 to 19, 2018. The trip, according to Prof. Vollker Mosbrugg...
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Massive collapse of two glaciers in western Tibet in 2016 af...
Surges and glacier avalanches are expressions of glacier instability, and among the most dramatic phenomena in the mountain cryosphere. Until now, the catastrophic collapse of a glacier, combining the large volume of surges and mo...
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Steps to the digital Silk Road
The ancient Silk Road trade routes connecting Asia, Europe and Africa lay behind the development of many great civilizations. Today, solar panels and smartphones have replaced silk, and trains and aeroplanes have superseded camels...
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TPE Data 2017
2017 has been another year of harvest for TPE database. Thanks to the efforts of TPE scientists, following datasets are now available on our website:
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