China News Service, Lhasa, July 16 (Reporter Sun Zifa) The second comprehensive scientific investigation and study on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau (Second Qinghai-Tibet Scientific Expedition) "Human Activity History and Its Influence" Expedition Team with 18 members, July 16 In the early morning, we departed from the Lhasa Department of the Institute of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and went to the hinterland of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau to carry out a month-long scientific research sampling work.

On the eve of the expedition team's departure, the expedition team members carried the expedition equipment and loaded the truck.

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  Researcher Hou Juzhi, the leader of the scientific expedition team and the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said that the key area of ​​the scientific expedition was in the Ngari area, and then entered the hinterland of the plateau. Along the way, they were on Langcuo, Gongzhucuo, Bangongcuo, and Longjiaocuo. More than 10 plateau lakes, including Jieze Chaka, Lubu Co, Darebu Co, Bieruo Co, Zharinam Co, Daz Co, Selin Co, Jiang Co, Bam Co, etc., are conducting scientific investigations. Mainly carry out lake sediment core drilling, surface sediment collection, lake water monitoring thermometer reading, lake sediment trap installation, soil collection along the way and in the lake basin, lakeshore luminescence dating sample collection, and plant sample collection along the way.

On the eve of departure, the scientific expedition team took a group photo after gathering at the Lhasa Department of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

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  He said that this scientific expedition focused on studying the background of human living environment in which prehistoric humans inhabited the plateau and the development of civilization in the historical period. He hoped that through the collection of samples of more than 10 plateau lakes with different environmental changes, especially the study of key lake sediment cores, In order to solve the problem of why prehistoric ancient humans could live in the hinterland of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which is cold and hypoxic, it provides environmental backgrounds such as climate, vegetation, and ecology, and lays a foundation for a deep understanding of the development and evolution of alpine civilization.

On the eve of the expedition team's departure, the expedition team members carried the expedition equipment and loaded the truck.

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  It is understood that the Qinghai-Tibetan scientific expedition team is led by the Institute of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and is composed of young researchers from Lanzhou University and Hebei University of Geosciences, including three female team members. They will work together to complete the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau Field Surgery. Test task.

The second Qinghai-Tibet scientific expedition "history of human activities and its influence" unit set out from Lhasa and advanced towards the hinterland of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

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  China News Agency reporters will accompany the scientific expedition team and will interview and record the scientific expedition on the theme of the "History of Human Activities and Their Impact" in the hinterland of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

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