HIST Conducts Emergency Assessment of Cyclone Impact on World Heritage Site East Rennell

Requested by UNESCO World Heritage Center (WHC), the International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) under the auspices of UNESCO conducted an emergency monitoring and assessment of potential impact of Super Tropical Cyclone Harold on East Rennell, a World Natural Heritage site in Rennell Bellona Province, one of four affected provinces of the Solomon Islands which are among four cyclone-stricken countries in early April, 2020.

Apr 29, 2020

AIR Researcher Wins 2019 International Partnership Award for CAS Young Scientists

According to an announcement on the “2019 International Partnership Award for Young Scientists of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS-IPAYS)” issued by the Chinese Academy of Sciences on January 6, 2020, Prof. MA Lingling from the Key Laboratory of Quantitative Remote Sensing Information Technology under the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), together with her counterpart Dr. Marc Bouvet from the European Space Agency acquired this honor for their fruitful cooperation. AIR was also highly praised for its continuous support to international cooperative research.

Feb 19, 2020

Asia-Oceania Earth Observation Data Capacity Building Training Courses Held in Sri Lanka

From December 9 to 12, 2019, "Asia-Oceania Earth Observation Data Capacity Building Network: International Training Course on Agricultural, Marine and Ecological Environment Earth Observation Data in Sri Lanka" was successfully held in Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka.

Jan 10, 2020

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