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 ...

dateMar 09, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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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.

dateApr 02, 2011 in Environment
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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.

dateNov 22, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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