AIR Opens Greater Bay Area Terahertz Research Center in Guangzhou
During the launching ceremony of Beijing-Guangzhou Coordinated Innovation Center held in Guangzhou on August 28, the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) inaugurated its Greater Bay Area Terahertz Research Center. The center is jointly built by AIR together with local government, aiming to inject impetus to the S&T development of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Sep 10, 2019
ISDE Becomes Member of UN-GGIM GS
The International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) has been accepted as a new member of the United Nation Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management - Geospatial Societies (UN-GGIM GS) on August 7, 2019.
Aug 22, 2019
Satellite Images Show Environmental Change
Satellite images shed light on how natural & cultural landscapes are changing. The images are provided by the China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station (RSGS), a national major S&T infrastructure hosted by the Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Jul 19, 2019
International Journal of Digital Earth’s Impact Factor Hits New High
The International Journal of Digital Earth (IJDE) has received a new impact factor of 3.985 in 2019, earning it a ranking of tenth among 50 geographic journals worldwide, Q1 zone, and eighth among 30 remote sensing journals, Q2 zone.
Jun 25, 2019
Microsystems & Nanoengineering 2018 Impact Factor Rises to 5.616
Microsystems & Nanoengineering is an international open-access journal which is published by the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) in cooperation with the Springer Nature. The Journal publishes peer-reviewed original articles and reviews on cutting-edge and emerging topics in microsystems and nanoengineering.
Jun 25, 2019
Performance of AIR Payloads onboard Chang’e-4 Satisfactory
The Chang’e-4 lunar probe that successfully landed on the dark side of the moon on January 3, 2019, also carried with two payloads developed by AIR research teams, the lunar penetrating radar (LPR) and the very low frequency radio spectrometer (VLFRS). Both the payloads have successfully begun their operations onboard the lunar probe, making China the first country conducting radio observation on the far side of the moon and filling the scientific gap of radio astronomical observations at the frequencies between 100KHz~10MHz.
Jan 15, 2019
Databank Puts Info at World's Fingertips
The Chinese Academy of Sciences will release about 5 million gigabytes of data related to Earth sciences, biology and ecology from around globe, allowing scientists and officials worldwide to study and tackle issues in climate change, food security, disaster relief and environmental protection. The data can be accessed on the CASEarth Databank at data.casearth.cn, which was launched on Tuesday. Around 1.8 million gigabytes of content are remote-sensing data, 2.6 million gigabytes is on biology and ecology, and 0.4 million gigabytes is on the atmosphere and ocean, said Guo Huadong, chief scientist of CASEarth, the academy's Big Earth Data Science Engineering Project.
Jan 16, 2019
S&T Disaster Relief Highlighted as Hallmark Feat of CAS during 40 Years of Reform and Opening Up
A workshop was held on January 7, 2019 in Beijing to mark the work of using Science and Technology (S&T) for Disaster Relief included in the CAS list of 40 hallmark S&T achievements as a result of China’s 40-year reform and opening up from 1978 to 2018.
Jan 09, 2019
AIR Scientists Win China’s Annual Science and Technology Awards
Prof. ZHANG Bing and Prof. DING Chibiao, both from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), received 2018 National Awards for Science and Technology during a ceremony held at the Great Hall of the People on January 8, 2019.
Jan 09, 2019
AIR Acquires Domestic Remote Sensing Aircraft
A remote sensing airplane made in China, the Modern Ark 60 (MA60), was delivered to AIR on Dec. 20, 2018. The plane was manufactured by Xi'an Aircraft Industry (Group) Company. Ltd.(XAC), a subsidiary of the China Aviation Industry Corporation. This is the first domestic remote sensing aircraft purchased by the Institute. and a second MA60 is expected to be delivered in the near future.
Jan 03, 2019
“Steps to the digital Silk Road” Published in Nature
In the newly released Nature, CAS Academician Prof. GUO Huadong from the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) published a comment titled “Steps to the digital Silk Road”, in which he invites more natural and social scientists to further promote the sharing of big data from satellite imagery and other Earth observations, so as to build a digital Silk Road and support the sustainable development of the region.
Jan 31, 2018
CAS-TWAS Center of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation
To make good use of intelligent resources housed by the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) and promote substantial cooperation among developing countries, five CAS-TWAS centers of excellence were set up in 2013.
Jul 17, 2013
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