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China GEO Supports Tonga Volcano Eruption and Tsunami Disaster Response
China GEO Supports Tonga Volcano Eruption and Tsunami Disaster Response

Responding to requests from the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the South Pacific Commission (SPC) and the New Zealand Disaster Risk Agency, China GEO Secretariat activated its Disaster Data Response (CDDR) Mechanism to provide high-resolution satellite imagery in support of disaster response.

Jan 21, 2022
China Receives Data from Newly Launched Resource Satellite
China Receives Data from Newly Launched Resource Satellite

BEIJING, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- The China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station has successfully received the first data transmitted from the newly launched resource satellite ZY-1 02E, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said Monday.

Dec 28, 2021
China's Earth Science Satellite Transmits Images Home
China's Earth Science Satellite Transmits Images Home

BEIJING, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) -- China's recently launched Earth science satellite has sent back its first remote sensing images, according to its developer, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Dec 21, 2021
Chinese Scientist Invited as Member of ISC Global Commission on Science Missions for Sustainability
Chinese Scientist Invited as Member of ISC Global Commission on Science Missions for Sustainability

According to an announcement of the International Science Council (ISC) , the Global Commission on Science Missions for Sustainability was launched on December 9 to press the reset button on efforts to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Prof. GUO Huadong from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Director of the International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (CBAS), was invited to serve as a member of the commission.

Dec 17, 2021
2021 Annual Reports on Global Ecosystem and Environment Observation Released
2021 Annual Reports on Global Ecosystem and Environment Observation Released

China's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) released 2021 annual report series to evaluate the latest development trend of global ecosystem and environment.

Dec 03, 2021
China Confirms Data Reception from Newly Launched GF-3 02 Satellite
China Confirms Data Reception from Newly Launched GF-3 02 Satellite

China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station (RSGS), a major national S&T infrastructure hosted by the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, confirmed on November 28 that it successfully received data from the newly launched GF3-02 satellite.

Dec 01, 2021
Chinese Scientist Wins GEO Individual Excellence Award
Chinese Scientist Wins GEO Individual Excellence Award

According to an announcement released by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) on November 26, Prof. LI Guoqing from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) won 2021 GEO Excellent Individual Award, marking the first Chinese scientist who wins the honor.

Nov 29, 2021
Four AIR Research Results Win 2020 National Science and Technology Award
Four AIR Research Results Win 2020 National Science and Technology Award

At the annual ceremony of the National Science and Technology Award held in Beijing on November 3, the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) won four prizes for the 2020 National Science and Technology Award.

Nov 04, 2021
China Releases Global Dataset of 30-m Cropping Intensity
China Releases Global Dataset of 30-m Cropping Intensity

The CropWatch team of the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) releases the world's first 30-meter resolution global cropping intensity dataset (GCI30) by using multi-source remote sensing imagery. With an overall accuracy of 92.9%, the dataset can depict the overall pattern of global cropping intensity with much better spatial details than previous ones.

Oct 29, 2021
Three AIR Research Projects Win 2020 Beijing S&T Award
Three AIR Research Projects Win 2020 Beijing S&T Award

According to a recent announcement on the Beijing Science and Technology Award, the 2020 Award recognized 14 scientists and 150 research projects, among which included three projects from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Oct 30, 2021
Chinese Scientist Wins International Science Council Award
Chinese Scientist Wins International Science Council Award

BEIJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese scientist on Wednesday won the Science for Sustainability Award at the first International Science Council (ISC) Awards for his contribution to sustainable development goals.

Oct 14, 2021
China Moving toward 2030 SDGs: Report
China Moving toward 2030 SDGs: Report

BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- China is moving toward the goals of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with significantly improved performance after 2015, according to a newly-released report.

Sep 29, 2021
WU Yirong Attends 2021 Wenchang International Aerospace Forum
WU Yirong Attends 2021 Wenchang International Aerospace Forum

Wenchang International Aerospace Forum was held in Hainan's administrative center Haikou on Sept. 19, 2021. Prof. WU Yirong, Director-General of the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) was invited to deliver a special report on the forum.

Sep 28, 2021
2021 Report on Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals Released
2021 Report on Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals Released

On September 28, the International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (CBAS) held a press conference to introduce the report on "Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals (2021)" which was released on September 26 by China on the Sustainable Development Forum 2021. It is the third straight year since 2019 that China releases the Report series presented by the scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Sep 28, 2021
Xi: Innovation, Big Data to Aid 2030 Agenda
Xi: Innovation, Big Data to Aid 2030 Agenda

President Xi Jinping called on Monday on the international community to take advantage of scientific innovation and big data to overcome key obstacles in fulfilling the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Sep 07, 2021