The Innovative Research Group

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  The WEL Innovative Research Group “Western China's Arid Environmental Change” was first sponsored by the NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China) in 2005, and has since been approved twice for further support (in 2008 and 2011). The group, led by Fahu Chen, the Cheung Kong Distinguished Professor and Lab Director, is consided most of middle-aged and young scholars. Research focus of the group is “Environmental Changes and Surface Processes in the Tibetan Plateau and Arid Areas of the Central-East Asia”.