Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP) – Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

The Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research (ITP) was established by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in 2003 for geological structure and geographical environment studies of Tibetan Plateau. ITP-CAS operates as Tibetan observation and research platform comprising of a network of field stations responsible for continuous monitoring of geo-physical changes, tectonic phenomena, land surface processes occurring on Tibetan Plateau and its impact on global environment. Moreover, ITP-CAS provides technical support to its member states in terms of joint projects/studies and installation of monitoring stations for glacier monitoring