2013-12-31 Scope 1:Uplift of the Tibetan Plateau and its Environmental Effects
Uplift of the Tibetan Plateau and its Environmental Effects The Tibetan Plateau is the youngest and highest plateau on Earth formed by the collision of tectonic plates. The uplift of the Tibetan Plateau results in tremendous...  View >>
2013-12-31 Scope 2:Arid Environment and Climate Change
Arid Environment and Climate Change   The arid region in western China is characterized by large basins of deserts between huge mountains. The formation and evolution of the arid environment at different time-scales and the regional climate change...  View >>
2013-12-31 Scope 3:Hydrological Processes and Geohazards
Hydrological Processes and Geohazards   The hydrological cycle in arid regions has been drastically changed under the joint actions of global changes and human activities, resulting in profound impacts on the distribution and utilization of the re...  View >>
2013-12-31 "111" Program
  In 2006, the international collaborative project “Western China's Environmental Change” was supported by the Program of Introducing Talents of Discipline to Universities (Known as the “111” Program), co-launched by MOE and...  View >>
2013-12-31 The Innovative Research Group
  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 2...  View >>