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2009.0818

NTNU and PKU Agree on Forming a Research and Execution Group for Landscape Maintenance and Restoration

<p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-bidi-font-size: 11.0pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 新細明體; mso-font-kerning: 1.0pt; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: ZH-TW; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA" lang="EN-GB">As Typhoon Morak damaged southern Taiwan and caused a disaster with huge flood, the issue of landscape maintenance has come into the spotlight again. NTNU and Peking University (PKU) agreed on August 17<sup>th</sup> in Beijing to cooperate and establish a research and execution group for landscape maintenance and restoration. This team hoped to leverage the PKU experience of restoring the areas damaged in the Sichuan Earthquake, and of regulating the Huanghe River, and apply the lessons into the aftermath of 88 Flood and the landscape maintenance and restoration. </span></p>