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Record-Breaking Flight: Tethered Balloon Soars Above 7003 Me...
At 6:01 am on May 23rd, Jimu-1 Tethered Balloon soared above 7003 meters along Namtso Lake, one of the highest lakes in Tibet.
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TPE presented at the ESA Living Planet Symposium in Milan
Milan, Italy, 15 May: Today European Space Agency (ESA) conducted a session on Makalu Climate Explorers as part of the ESA Living Planet Symposium in Milan during 13 and 17 May with more than 4000 participants.
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Feeling Heat on the Roof of the World
The Tibetan Plateau, also known as the “roof of the world,” is getting hotter. This process is especially fast in places marked by retreating snow, according to new research by scientists from the University of Portsmouth and the ...
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Climate Change: How El Nino Affects the Tibetan Plateau
El Nino–Southern Oscillation (ENSO for short) may explain why the lakes over the Tibetan Plateau dramatically shrank and then expanded between 2013 and 2017, according to a latest study by scientists from the Institute of Tibetan ...
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Pollutants to the Third Pole: traveling over mountains and t...
Persistent toxic substances released by industry and agriculture, or persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in South Asia have been travelling across the ridges and valleys of the Himalayas to reach the Tibetan Plateau, according to...
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