Tibetan Plateau is sensitive to the effects of climate change

Tibetan Plateau is sensitive to the effects of climate change

The Tibetan Plateau is an area of about 2.5 million square kilometers in which summertime high temperatures seldom rise above 25 degrees Celsius and nighttime temperatures could drop below freezing even in the summer. (Credit: Xian Yang and Qianna Xu)

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Research, Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Environment, Life Sciences and Biology
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Tibetan Plateau, alpine grassland, climate change, ecosystem
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: May 10, 2017 - 9:34am
  • Last Updated: May 10, 2017 - 9:34am