The early life research team of NIGPAS conducted scientific investigation on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Updatetime: 2020-07-25 Editor : trace fossils;the end-Permian mass extinction

  From July 5 to 22, 2020, the early life research team of the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NIGPAS), and other scientists from Peking University and Chengdu University of Technology, went to the Qaidam Basin of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and the East Kunlun area to perform the second comprehensive scientific investigation of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.

  This scientific expedition aims to systematically explore the Precambrian strata in the Qaidam Basin and East Kunlun area, systematically study the biodiversity, biological stratigraphy, chemical stratigraphy and chronostratigraphic framework of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, and reveal the inner relationship between paleontology, paleogeography and paleoenvironment of each block during the period.