Research News

AIR Scientists Propose New Method on Laser Beam Propagation through Air Turbulence

A study on the "Pin-Like Optical Beams to Penetrate Turbulence" published by the scientists from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) was on the list of “30 exciting peer-reviewed optics researches” that had emerged around the world in 2019, according to a news on the annual highlights special issue recently released by the Optical Society of America (OSA), which has been highlighting a list of top 30 exciting optical research of the year on its annual special issue since 1990.

Dec 17, 2019

China Releases 30-meter-resolution Global Forest Cover Map

BEIJING, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- China has achieved a 30-meter-resolution Global Forest Cover Map (GFCM) of 2018 for forest management, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences on Wednesday.

Nov 21, 2019

China Launches Big Earth Data System

BEIJING, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- A big Earth data system was launched at the 1st China Digital Earth Conference that opened Monday in Beijing.

Nov 18, 2019

China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station Confirms Data Reception from GaoFen-7 Satellite

The China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station (RSGS) under the Aerospace Information Research Institute has successfully tracked and received 6-track of data from the newly launched Earth observation satellite Gaofen-7 (or GF-7) from November 4 to 6. A total of 616.6 GB of data was received.

Nov 15, 2019

AIR to Build National Earth Observation Data Center

A review meeting was held at AIR on September 2 to discuss the construction of the National Earth Observation Data Center (NODA). Prof. LI Guoqing, head of the center, gave a detailed report on NODA’s 2020-2025 development and implementation plan.

Sep 30, 2019