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Two Ice Avalanches in Western Tibet May Imply More Risks
On 17 July 2016, the No. 48 glacier (34.03°N, 82.25°E) collapsed suddenly over Aru Co catchment in Aru village, Dongru Community,Ritu county, Ali region of Tibet, China, which flushed out huge area of pastures about10 km2. This gi...
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CAS Youth Innovation Promotion Association Devoted a Session...
The Youth Innovation Promotion Association of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) devoted a session to Climate and Environmental Changes on the Third Pole region during its annual meeting this year from Nov. 16th to 18th in Chengdu,...
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New Dataset Released: Surface Energy Balance Based Global La...
Satellite data on monthly evapotranspiration for global land area is now available at http://en.tpedatabase.cn/portal/MetaDataInfo.jsp?MetaDataId=249454, with a time range of 2000-03-01 to 2015-12-31 and a spatial range of -90 ~ 9...
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Sources of Black Carbon to the Himalayan–Tibetan Plateau Gla...
Combustion-derived black carbon (BC) aerosols accelerate glacier melting in the Himalayas and in Tibet (the Third Pole (TP)), thereby limiting the sustainable freshwater supplies for billions of people. However, the sources of BC ...
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Agriculture Facilitated Permanent Human Occupation of the Ti...
"Humans only settled permanently on the Tibetan plateau about 3600 years ago. Chen et al. examined archaeological crop remains unearthed in northeastern Tibet, which elucidate the timing of agricultural settlement. Although much e...
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