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2022 Report on <EM>Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals</EM> Released
2022 Report on Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals Released

The Report on Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals (2022) was released by the Chinese side at the Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Global Development Initiative (GDI) held in New York on September 20 local time, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Sep 26, 2022
China Unveils Research Data from SDGSAT-1 Satellite
China Unveils Research Data from SDGSAT-1 Satellite

China has started to provide free access to data globally from the Sustainable Development Science Satellite 1 (SDGSAT-1) for scientific research, according to the International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (CBAS), its developer, on Tuesday.

Sep 25, 2022
CAS Big Earth Data Research Results Released to Support Global Sustainable Development
CAS Big Earth Data Research Results Released to Support Global Sustainable Development

On September 20, 2022 local time, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chaired the Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Global Development Initiative (GDI) held in New York.

Sep 23, 2022
Chinese FM Proposes Seven Steps to Implement Global Development Initiative
Chinese FM Proposes Seven Steps to Implement Global Development Initiative

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi chaired here Tuesday the Ministerial Meeting of the Group of Friends of the Global Development Initiative (GDI).

Sep 21, 2022
Satellite Observation Alliance for Sustainable Development Launched in China
Satellite Observation Alliance for Sustainable Development Launched in China

BEIJING, Sept. 7 (Xinhua) -- China has established a satellite observation alliance for sustainable development, aiming to give full play to the advantages and potential of Earth observation from space.

Sep 08, 2022
2022 International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals Opens in Beijing
2022 International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals Opens in Beijing

The 2022 International Forum on Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (FBAS 2022) was open on September 6, 2022 in Beijing, China. The three-day event is sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and hosted by the International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (CBAS) and the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), CAS.

Sep 07, 2022
AIR Releases Upgraded Remote Sensing Monitoring and Forecasting System of Vegetation Pests and Diseases
AIR Releases Upgraded Remote Sensing Monitoring and Forecasting System of Vegetation Pests and Diseases

During the Third Conference on Remote Sensing of Vegetation Pests and Diseases held online on August 27, the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) released an upgraded version of vegetation pest and disease remote sensing monitoring and risk forecasting system, which can provide monitoring and forecasting products and reports at global, continental, and local scales.

Aug 27, 2022
China Receives Data from Newly Launched Ecosystem Monitoring Satellite
China Receives Data from Newly Launched Ecosystem Monitoring Satellite

BEIJING, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- China has received data from its newly launched terrestrial ecosystem carbon monitoring satellite, scientists in charge of receiving the satellite data said.

Aug 08, 2022
AIR and Nigerian Space Agency Sign MOU to Collaborate on Agriculture Monitoring
AIR and Nigerian Space Agency Sign MOU to Collaborate on Agriculture Monitoring

On July 4, 2022, the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Beijing through an online event with the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) of Nigeria to boost collaboration on crop monitoring with the goal to help the country achieve Zero Hunger goal, which is among 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) described by the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Jul 05, 2022
The Pearl of the Orient, Hong Kong from Space
The Pearl of the Orient, Hong Kong from Space

Hong Kong, officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, also known as the "Pearl of Orient". With 7.5 million people of various nationalities in a 1,104-square-kilometre territory, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated places in the world.

Jul 01, 2022
BRICS Academies of Sciences Sign Beijing Declaration on Big Data for Sustainable Development
BRICS Academies of Sciences Sign Beijing Declaration on Big Data for Sustainable Development

On June 16, the BRICS Academies of Sciences Beijing Declaration on Big Data for Sustainable Development was signed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Science of South Africa, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Indian National Science Academy.

Jun 22, 2022
Chinese Scientists Help Africa Combat Land Degradation
Chinese Scientists Help Africa Combat Land Degradation

On June16, the 28th World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought, China's national home event was held in Beijing, where Chinese scientists released an online tool, the Great Green Wall Big Data Facilitator, to help African countries combat increasingly severe land degradation.

Jun 17, 2022
HIST Holds Open Online Courses to Celebrate China's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day
HIST Holds Open Online Courses to Celebrate China's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day

On the occasion of this year's Cultural and Natural Heritage Day, the International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) under the auspices of UNESCO held open online courses to celebrate the day which falls on June 11,2022. The event was held in both Beijing and Hengyang, a city in Central China's Hunan Province, and was broadcast live online through Tencent Live, Bilibili Live, and other platforms, attracting nearly 72,000 people to watch online.

Jun 14, 2022
China's Self-developed Floating Airship Breaks Record
China's Self-developed Floating Airship Breaks Record

China's self-developed floating airship, designed for atmosphere observation, reached a record altitude of 9,032 meters in Tibet Autonomous Region on Sunday, according to its developer.

May 15, 2022
Chinese-made Floating Airship Reaches World Record Altitude of 9,032 Meters
Chinese-made Floating Airship Reaches World Record Altitude of 9,032 Meters

May 15, 2022