Dianchi Lake Field Observation Research Station Unveils in Kunming
The unveiling ceremony of the Dianchi Lake Field Observation Research Station of IHB took place in Kunming on July 31, 2023. (Credit: IHB)
The unveiling ceremony of the Dianchi Lake Field Observation Research Station of the Institute of Hydrobiology (IHB) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, took place in Kunming on July 31, 2023. The event was jointly organized by IHB and the Dianchi Lake Management Bureau of Kunming.
The ceremony was presided over by IHB Prof. WU Xingqiang, also the deputy director of the Dianchi Lake Management Bureau. Wu provided an overview of the research team's work in Dianchi Lake over the past three decades.
Prof. XIE Shouqi, deputy director of IHB, and Prof. LIU Yongding delivered speeches. Xie emphasized the institute's commitment to strengthening research on scientific issues such as the structure and function of the Dianchi Lake ecosystem, biology, and control strategies for algal blooms, maintenance of aquatic biodiversity, and the protection of aquatic ecological environments.
Prof. Liu encouraged the institute's researchers to stay true to their original aspirations, remember their mission, and continue to uphold scientific innovation and technological development for the prevention and control of algal blooms in Dianchi Lake and the ecological restoration of lakes.
CHEN Jing, director of the Dianchi Lake Management Bureau, along with IHB deputy director XIE Shouqi and Prof. LIU Yongding, jointly unveiled the "Dianchi Lake Field Observation Research Station."
Both parties expressed their commitment to further strengthening the depth and breadth of cooperation, working towards effective ecological protection of Dianchi Lake, comprehensive restoration of the aquatic ecosystem in the Dianchi Lake basin, and joint efforts in research base construction and professional technical talent training.
The Dianchi Lake Field Observation Research Station aims to establish a national-level field station, enhance the integrity and monitoring capabilities of the ecosystem observation index system, focus on pollution source control, and develop widely applicable ecological restoration technology systems.