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Science delegation from China visited the Department

News: Aug 14, 2017

A minister level science delegation from China led by Mr. Yong Shang visited our Department on 14 June to discuss joint research and education efforts between Chinese institutions and our Department, particularly a possibility to establish a joint center at Geo for the international research program TPE (Third Pole Environment) led by Chinese Academy of Sciences (ITPCAS).

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