AOGEOSS Workshop Held in Vientiane

From Oct. 15 to 19, 2018, the Workshop on Earth Observation Data for Urban Planning, Agriculture and Disaster Monitoring in Mekong Basin was held in Vientiane, capital of Laos. It was attended by more than 20 participants from National University of Laos (NUL).

Oct 31, 2018

Researchers Host Special Session at the Conference of Remote Sensing for the Environment in Africa

Prof. JIA Li, head of AIRCAS Water Circle Division, and Dr. ZHENG Chaolei were invited to co-host a special session and delivered reports at the 12th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment held in Alexandria, Egypt, from Oct. 25 to 29, 2018.

Nov 23, 2018

DBAR Opens Center of Excellence in the US

The International Center of Excellence of the Digital Belt and Road Program (DBAR) at Columbia (ICoE-Columbia), South Carolina, the US inaugurated on the 14th of November 2018. This is DBAR’s first such center in North America and the sixth one across the world including centers in Bangkok, El Jadida, Lusaka, Moscow and Helsinki.

Nov 19, 2018

NAS President Visits AIR

A delegation led by President of the US National Academy of Sciences Marcia McNutt visited AIRCAS on the morning of Nov 2, 2018.They were greeted by Prof. GUO Huadong, Big Earth Data Science Engineering Project (CASEarth) and presented the program’s contribution to ensure the actual use of Big Earth Data in support of the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as articulated in the 2030 Agenda document.

Nov 06, 2018

Cooperation Agreement on Second-term Operation of HIST Inked in Beijing

On behalf of the Chinese Government and the United Nation’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) respectively, CAS President BAI Chunli and Dr. Flavia Schlegel, Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences of UNESCO, signed the second-term (2018-2023) cooperation agreement on the International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST) in Beijing on Nov 4. 2018.

Nov 06, 2018