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Highlights from the China 2019 Field class

Visit to the Department of Earth System Science at Tsinghua University

Prof Wang Yi and students were visiting Tsinghua campus

Prof. Wang Yi from the University of Sussex in the UK led 32 undergraduates from the Department of Geography and Environmental Science to visit the Department of Earth System Science at Tsinghua University. Prof. Luo Yong, the party branch secretary and deputy director of the department, received them.

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Visit to the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

University of Sussex Delegation Visits IAP

Led by Professor WANG Yi of School of Global Studies, University of Sussex (US), UK, delegation from Department of Geography and School of Global Studies paid their visit to the Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) on April 12, 2019.

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Visit to the Institute of Earth Environment of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Xi’an

Institute of Earth Environment of Chinese Academy of Sciences

During the China 2019 field class, 32 students led by Yi and his assistants visited the Institute of Earth Environment of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Xi’an (http://english.ieecas.cn/) on 19th April 2019. The group was welcomed by their international collaboration officers, and visited different laboratories at the Institute,  starting with the advanced Xi’an AMS Centre, rock and sedimentation cores, tree ring lab, atmospheric aerosol analysing lab, and the cave stalagmites lab.

Students held a red clay sample that was at least over 2.6 million years old

The group also had a seminar by Dr. Yue Li to introduce the Chinese Loess Plateau and its importance in paleoclimate research. In the afternoon, the group visited a Loess site nearby a small village called Ren Jiapo, 30 miles away from the Institute. They found some red clay sample at least over 2.6 million years from the present-day.

 

 

 


By: Martin Wingfield
Last updated: Thursday, 2 May 2019

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