The National Observatory of Geohazards in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area proposed by CUG and the China Three Gorges Corporation (hereinafter referred to as the National Observatory) was officially approved on December 28. It is the first National Observatory affiliated with CUG.
National Observatories are a significant component of the scientific and technological innovation of the country. The National Observatory of Geohazards in the Three Gorges Reservoir Area will play a leading role in the research on the mechanism of geohazards and the prevention and control technologies, providing important observational data and scientific support for the operation of large reservoirs in China as well as the national macro-level decision-making on disaster reduction and prevention.
(Edited and translated from the Chinese version)
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