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China's Lunar Rover Travels 682.77 Meters on Far Side of Moon
China's Lunar Rover Travels 682.77 Meters on Far Side of Moon

BEIJING, March 22 (Xinhua) -- The lander and the rover of the Chang'e-4 probe have been switched to dormant mode for the lunar night after working stably for a 28th lunar day, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration.

Mar 23, 2021
70% of Large Lakes in China Clearer since 2000: Study
70% of Large Lakes in China Clearer since 2000: Study

A recent study found that the water of 70 percent of the 165 large lakes in China has become clearer in the past 20 years. The study, conducted by scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), observed and recorded the color and transparency variations of the worlds' 1,049 large lakes and reservoirs with an area of 25 square kilometers or above between 2000 and 2018.

Mar 15, 2021
Chinese Scientists Develop New Method for Water Inspection
Chinese Scientists Develop New Method for Water Inspection

BEIJING, March 4 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese research team has developed a new system for the quick identification of black and smelly water using satellite remote sensing technology.

Mar 05, 2021
Post-quake Reconstruction in China's Yushu Achieves Progress
Post-quake Reconstruction in China's Yushu Achieves Progress

BEIJING, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Significant progress has been made in the reconstruction work in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Feb 19, 2021
One-Third of Global Lakes Shift Color since 2000: Study
One-Third of Global Lakes Shift Color since 2000: Study

BEIJING, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- More than one-third of hundreds of 25-square-km and above lakes in the world have become clearer over the past 20 years, according to a new study published online in the journal Scientific Data.

Feb 10, 2021
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