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Notice of academic report "Desert and Desertification Research in China"

Sourse: Institute of Soil and Water Conservation  Date:2017-04-06

Title: Desert and Desertification Research in China

Speaker: Dr. Professor WANG Tao, President of the Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources (NIEER), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Time :14:30 PM– 16:00 PM, April 7, 2017 (Friday Afternoon)

Venue:Lecture Hall, 2nd Floor, Main Building of Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, NWAFU

Introduction of speaker:

Tao Wang works for the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as the President of the Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources (NIEER), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). He holds a Ph.D. in Physical Geography in 1988 from the Institute of Desert Research, CAS. He was the Director General of the Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, CAS (2003-2012) and is the President of Lanzhou Branch of CAS (2011). Through the research for 30 years on the fields of aeolian desertification such as the key basic scientific issues, physical and biological process, monitoring and assessing, combating policy and strategy and approach, he has made significant contributions for understanding and combating the process of desertification in China. He is also involved in the board of many associations linked with desert and desertification research, training and development in the domestic and overseas.

Institute of Soil and Water Conservation
April 6, 2017