News tagged with tibetan plateau

The impact of plate tectonics

Helping to settle a debate over plate tectonics that has divided geologists for decades, scientists at Harvard University have moved a step closer to understanding the complex physical deformation of one of ...

Mar 09, 2011
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Tibetan glaciers melting, says Dalai Lama

(AP) -- The Dalai Lama said Saturday that India should be seriously concerned about the melting of glaciers in the Tibetan plateau as millions of Indians use water that comes from there.

Apr 02, 2011
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Image: Qarhan Salt Lake

This false-colour composite image from the Kompsat-2 satellite shows part of the Qarhan Salt Lake on the Tibetan Plateau in China.

Nov 22, 2013
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China environmental phenomena monitored from space

China is in a very seismically active area and has had many catastrophic earthquakes during its history. A joint European-Chinese team is using satellite radar data to monitor ground deformation across major continental faults ...

Jul 06, 2009
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