International

AIR, FAO to Boost Cooperation in Agriculture and Food Security

Prof. HUANG Wenjiang, head of the CAS Key Laboratory of Digital Earth under AIR visited the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy on September 20.The two sides exchanged ideas on the issues such as global food and agricultural resource monitoring, major agricultural disaster monitoring, early warning, and emergency decision-making, and agreed to promote the use of spatial information for relevant Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by involving joint international projects, and boosting cooperation in terms of data sharing, personnel exchanges and information release.

Oct 20, 2019

11th International Symposium on Digital Earth Held in Florence, Italy

The 11th International Symposium on Digital Earth jointly with the 20th Anniversary of Digital Earth symposium series were held in Florence, Italy on September 24, 2019. The four-day event was hosted by the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE) and was co-organized by the National Research Council of Italy together with the European Commission - Joint Research Centre.

Oct 10, 2019

International Workshop on BeiDou Technology and Applications Kicks off in Beijing

The 2019 International Training Workshop on BeiDou Technology and its Applications in the Belt and Road Countries and Regions kicked off in Beijing on September 17.The 2019 International Training Workshop on BeiDou Technology and its Applications in the Belt and Road Countries and Regions kicked off in Beijing on September 17.

Sep 28, 2019

Chinese Academy Takes Step to Bolster Agriculture in Zambia

LUSAKA, June 21 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) handed over a high-definition cropland distribution dataset to Zambia on Thursday, aiming to help the southern African nation develop its agriculture sector.The Zambia National Fine Resolution Cropland Data Layer provides nationwide close to real-time cropland data and up to a 10-meter resolution ratio, according to CAS.

Jun 21, 2019

Dr. Pavel Polynkin from University of Arizona Visits AIR

Dr.Pavel Polynkin from the University of Arizona visited AIR on June 13 and gave a talk titled “Ultrafast nonlinear optics at ionizing intensities”.

Jun 17, 2019