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China Collects 100PB of Earth Observation Data
China Collects 100PB of Earth Observation Data

BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- China has collected around 100PB (about 100 million GB) of Earth observation data, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Jan 22, 2021
AIR Releases Nationwide InSAR Deformation Map
AIR Releases Nationwide InSAR Deformation Map

A research team led by Prof. WANG Chao from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and their cooperators released a nationwide deformation map relying on China's first supercomputing based Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) processing system.

Jan 05, 2021
New Data-sharing Platform Launched for Near-space Research
New Data-sharing Platform Launched for Near-space Research

BEIJING, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- China has launched a platform for sharing near-space science data to facilitate research, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Dec 11, 2020
GUO Huadong Expounds on Role of Big Earth Data at Internet Development Forum
GUO Huadong Expounds on Role of Big Earth Data at Internet Development Forum

A main forum themed "Science, Technology and Innovation for Development" was jointly organized by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) to discuss the role of innovation in the development. Prof. GUO Huadong, a CAS Member, addressed the opening ceremony, saying that CAS is leading an effort to build an International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals to facilitate the implementation of the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Dec 01, 2020
Chinese Institute, Science Magazine Jointly Launch Remote Sensing Journal
Chinese Institute, Science Magazine Jointly Launch Remote Sensing Journal

BEIJING, Nov. 2 (Xinhua) -- An institute under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has partnered with the renowned Science Magazine to launch an English-language journal offering research in the field of remote sensing, which will publish its first issue online in early 2021.

Nov 02, 2020
15 Countries Join the Asia-Oceania Group on Earth Observations
15 Countries Join the Asia-Oceania Group on Earth Observations

NANJING, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Fifteen countries in the Asia-Oceania region and several international organizations have participated in the Asia-Oceania Group on Earth Observations (AOGEO), a Chinese scientist said.

Nov 01, 2020
High-resolution Global Soil Respiration Dataset Generated for Carbon Emission Study
High-resolution Global Soil Respiration Dataset Generated for Carbon Emission Study

BEIJING, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Researchers have developed a dataset for annual global soil respiration at a spatial resolution of 1 square km for the period between 2000 and 2014.

Oct 23, 2020
China Receives Data from Newly-Launched Environment Monitoring Satellites
China Receives Data from Newly-Launched Environment Monitoring Satellites

BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station has received data from two newly-launched environment monitoring satellites, sources with the Chinese Academy of Sciences said Tuesday.

Sep 29, 2020
2020 Report on Big Earth Data in Support of the Sustainable Development Goals Released
2020 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 (2020)" was released on September 26, 2020 by the Chinese government at an video-conference on Poverty Eradication and South-South Cooperation, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations.

Sep 27, 2020
CAS to Launch Int’l Research Center of Big Data for SDGs
CAS to Launch Int’l Research Center of Big Data for SDGs

China will set up an International Research Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to facilitate the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda, announced Chinese President XI Jinping during his UN General Assembly address on September 22, 2020.

Sep 26, 2020
Remote Sensing Study Reveals Increasing Water Clarity of China's Lakes
Remote Sensing Study Reveals Increasing Water Clarity of China's Lakes

The water clarity of lakes across China shows a significant spatial pattern of “higher in the West while lower in the East”, and an overall ever-increasing water clarity over the past two decades, according to a research based on remote sensing algorithm on MODIS measurements for 153 large lakes and reservoirs nationwide from 2000 to 2017.

Sep 15, 2020
Chinese Institute Introduces Remote Sensing to Forecast Pest Attacks
Chinese Institute Introduces Remote Sensing to Forecast Pest Attacks

BEIJING, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- China has launched a remote sensing system for plant pests and disease monitoring and forecasting, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Aug 31, 2020
Space Information Services Safeguard Chinese Ships in Arctic
Space Information Services Safeguard Chinese Ships in Arctic

BEIJING, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers used remote sensing and model forecast data to help Chinese merchant ships Tian'en and Tianyou safely navigate the Northeast Passage of Arctic this summer.

Aug 13, 2020
Quake-hit Jiuzhaigou's Water Environment Restoring: Remote Sensing Study
Quake-hit Jiuzhaigou's Water Environment Restoring: Remote Sensing Study

BEIJING, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- A remote sensing study shows that the water environment of the Jiuzhaigou scenic spot in southwest China's Sichuan Province has started to rehabilitate after being hit by an earthquake, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Aug 11, 2020
China Builds Automatic Leaf Area Index Monitoring Network
China Builds Automatic Leaf Area Index Monitoring Network

BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese researchers have realized continuous national-scale ground observation of the leaf area index by building an automatic monitoring network, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences on Wednesday.

Jul 29, 2020