China News Service, Lhasa, January 23 (Reporter Zhao Lang) On the 22nd, the Potala Palace Management Office and the Tibet Autonomous Region Meteorological Disaster Prevention Technology Center signed in Lhasa the "Cooperation Agreement on Further Improving the Potala Palace's Natural Disaster Defense Ability to Preserve Cultural Relics ".
The agreement proposes that the two parties will cooperate to carry out lightning monitoring and lightning disaster investigation, assessment, early warning, and protection cooperation research on the world cultural heritage Potala Palace complex, as well as exploratory practical work on lightning disaster prevention and mitigation. Potala will also be carried out. The Miyako complex and the Potala Palace preserved cultural relics environmental monitoring and environmental influencing factors, indicator systems, early warning thresholds, cooperative research on preservation environment improvement, and exploratory practice work on the preventive protection of cultural relics preserved in the Potala Palace.
The picture shows the annual painting of the Potala Palace in 2020.
Data map photo by Zhao Lang
The agreement also includes cooperation in the development of the Potala Palace’s ancient buildings and cultural relics preserved in the Potala Palace, major meteorological and natural disaster monitoring and major meteorological and natural disaster investigation, assessment, early warning, and protection cooperation research, as well as exploratory practices in the prevention and control of major meteorological natural disasters jobs.
The Secretary of the Party Committee of the Potala Palace Management Office Gesang Dunzhu said that the main building of the Potala Palace is mainly wood and stone. In addition to the damage of wood, such as damp, water seepage, mildew, and structural deformation, snow load, earthquake, wind and rain, lightning, etc. Natural factors are also the main factors affecting the safety of the Potala Palace.
In order to further strengthen the Potala Palace's meteorological disaster prevention work and improve the level of scientific and technological protection and management capabilities, the two sides reached a consensus on cooperation.
Bian Ba Tsering, deputy director of the Tibet Autonomous Region Meteorological Bureau, said that in recent years, the two sides have established a good cooperative relationship and have carried out fruitful work in the research of ancient building lightning protection technology and early warning and warning of severe weather. The contract will be comprehensive Deepen cooperation, provide more targeted and time-sensitive service products for the protection of the Potala Palace, and contribute "meteorological power" to the protection of Tibetan cultural relics.