Research areas in High Asia


Climatic and Tectonic Natural Hazards in Central Asia (CaTeNa)

The project is part of the CLIENT II program focused on, e.g., natural risks and is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

Tibet Plateau

The High Asia Refined analysis (HAR)

A climate dataset for the Tibetan Plateau
Tibet Plateau
WRF model domains
Variability and Trends in Water Balance Components of Benchmark Drainage Basins on the Tibetan Plateau (WET) (finished)

The coupling of climate and hydrological cycles
Tibet Plateau
Langa Co Lake, Mount Kailash region, south-west Tibet
Dynamic response of glaciers on the Tibetan plateau to climate change (DynRG-TiP) (finished)

Field investigations and numerical modelling
Tibet Plateau
Nomads at Nam Co Lake, Tibet Plateau

Postal address:

Fachgebiet Klimatologie
Institut für Ökologie
TU Berlin
Rothenburgstraße 12
D-12165 Berlin



Elke Thiessenhusen

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