Lanzhou Institute of Arid Meteorology completes field scientific expedition in Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

14-09-2020Source:China Meteorological News Press

From August 15 to 22, Lanzhou Institute of Arid Meteorology of China Meteorological Administration (CMA) carried out an eight-day field expedition of central regions of the basin in Yarlung Zangbo River, Nianchu River and Lhasa River in Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau.

The expedition is mainly oriented towards the survey of atmosphere, water body and soil under diverse environments in the region and gains an insight into the ecological environment conditions in the heartland of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. It will mainly focus on the agriculture, pasture, neighboring regions of cities and towns, and so on. The team has obtained the content and composition of major particle matters in the atmosphere, and the concentration of nitride and sulfide.

The expedition results will provide research basis for the regional water resources utilization and sustainable development in this region. (Sep. 14)

Editor: Liu Shuqiao