During 23-27 May 2022, the European Geosciences Union General Assembly was organized in Vienna, Austria & online. The Third Pole Environment (TPE) program joined thevEGU22 and hosted a session entitled “The Third Pole Environment (TPE) under Global Changes”. This session was convened by Prof. Yaoming MA of ITP, the co-conveners are Prof. Bob Su of University of Twente, Netherlands, and Profs. Fan ZHANG and Binbin Wang of ITP.
The TPE session witnessed over 20 oral presentations on the environment changes and land surface processes on the Tibetan Plateau, regional water cycle, ecology and climate changes. Scientists from universities and institutions of China, Singapore, Germany, Ethiopia, Canada, The Netherlands, Sweden, the United States, Denmark etc. shared their latest research progress, exchanged ideas, and planned on future cooperation. The presentations attracted wide attention of the experts attending the meeting. The TPE session provided a platform for TPE researchers to show their latest research achievements, and further promote the TPE implementation in the international academic community.