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XTBG-OTS Climate Change Fieldcourse People Visited XTBG’s Yuanjiang Hot Dry Valley Ecological Station

April 2nd, 2014 Comments off

29-30 March  2014, Richard CorlettAlice C. Hughes and Jingxin Liu paid a visit to Yuanjiang Hot Dry Valley Ecological Station, a planned field sites for the XTBG-OTS Climate Change Fieldcourse which will be held from 16 June – 16 July this year in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science (hereafter XTBG). The purposes of this trip were, since this is a new field station of XTBG and all of us never been there before  1) check the suitability of the sites for the coming field course, 2) determine the activities, i.e., whose topics would be taught, at this station, 3) make agreements with the managers there concerning logistics, and 4) to estimate the time and determine the schedule for the trip during the fieldcourse.

Dr. Chen, Aiguo, the executive  head of a station of the station showed us all the facilities at the station and guided us to the field experiment setups around the station. At the end, all the aims of this trips were achieved.

Alice Hughes, Richard Corlett, Aiguo Chen, Jingxin Liu at the station

Alice Hughes, Richard Corlett, Aiguo Chen, Jingxin Liu at the station (left to right)Landscape and vegetation around the station

Landscape and vegetation around the station
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