During April 8-13, the European Geosciences Union General Assembly kicked off in Vienna, Austria. Nearly 13000 scientists from more than 100 countries participated in this event. The Third Pole Environment (TPE) program joined the EGU 2018 and hosted a session entitled “The Third Pole Environment: hydrometeorological processes and ancient human activity”. This session was convened by Prof. Yaoming MA of ITP, the co-conveners are Profs. Tandong YAO, Fahu CHEN, Fan ZHANG of ITP together with Prof. Franco Salerno of Water Research Institute-Italian National Research Council, and Prof. Bob Su of University of Twente, Netherlands.
The TPE session witnessed 12 oral and 24 poster presentations on the environment changes and land surface processes on the Tibetan Plateau, regional water cycle, adaptation to climate change and alpine-cold ecology and biodiversity. Scientists from universities and institutions of China, Nepal, Italy, Austria, United States, Netherlands etc. shared their latest research progress, exchanged ideas, and planned on future cooperation. It provided a platform for TPE researchers to show their latest research achievements, and further promote the TPE implementation in the international academic community.
The Oral section of TPE session at 2018 EGU General Assembly
The Poster section of TPE session at 2018 EGU General Assembly