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Workshop Focuses on Sustaining the Asian Water Tower
Forty world-leading scientists gathered in Beijing from 11-12 July, 2019 to find ways to sustain the Asian Water Tower, the high-altitude region centered on the Tibetan Plateau with numerous glaciers that give birth to over ten ma...
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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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Researchers Make Major Breakthrough in TP Data Assimilation ...
Observation stations on the Tibetan Plateau (TP) are very sparse. Worse yet, very few stations are located in the central and vast western areas of the plateau due to complex topography including many glaciers and lakes. The scarc...
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Xinhua: Plant growing season not extended remarkably with gl...
BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Researchers have disclosed that plant growing season has not extended significantly with global warming slowing down.
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Cryoconite: An Unrecognized Reservoir for Atmospheric Mercur...
Cryoconite, or dark-colored biogenic surface dust found on the glacier surface during the intensive melting season (Fig. 1), can greatly accumulate atmospheric mercury (Hg) deposition in the “Third Pole” region, according to a rec...
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