The 7th Microsystems & Nanoengineering Conference and Young Scientists Forum was held via video conference on July 7-10, 2020. Hosted by the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the conference was broadcast live, bringing together 25,800 attendees online, a number far more than actual attendance in previous six conferences.
Jul 14, 2020
The World Data System (WDS) Scientific Committee recently appointed Dr. ZHANG Lianchong from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences as the WDS Early Career Researcher and Scientist (WDS-ECR) Network new co-chair starting July 1, 2020. It is also the first Chinese scientist to chair this network.
Jun 29, 2020
On June 12, two scientists from AIR, Prof. HUNAG Wenjiang, Executive Director of the CAS Key Laboratory of Digital Earth Science, and associate researcher DONG Yingying were invited to participate in and deliver expert reports at the Desert Locust Spatial Information Monitoring Summit where experts worldwide conducted in-depth exchanges on the topics such as desert locust monitoring and early warning and multi-national joint prevention and control of the locusts ravaging Asia and Africa. The video conference was organized by the United Nations to promote joint prevention and control measures to ensure agricultural and animal husbandry production and food security in case of humanitarian crisis.
Jun 23, 2020
Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization Visits CAS Key Laboratory of Quantitative Remote Sensing Information Technology
The Secretary-General of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization (APSCO) LI Xinjun, together with several other guests, visited the CAS Key Laboratory of Quantitative Remote Sensing Information Technology on May 18,2020.The laboratory director LI Chuanrong, deputy directors TANG Lingli and LI Ziyang received the guests and had in-depth exchanges.
Jun 12, 2020
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