Research News

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

In-situ Data Collected to Support Common Applications of Land Observation Satellites

In Changchun and Songyuan, two northeastern cities of China, AIR scientists has led a series of satellite-air-ground-based experiments from June 17 to August 25, obtaining high-quality integrated in-situ observation dataset over the areas, which can be used to assess the quality of common remote sensing products based on China’s land observation satellites.

Sep 17, 2019

AIR Completes UAV-based Field Measurement Campaign in Qinghai Golmud Area

Scientists from the CAS Key Laboratory of Quantitative Remote Sensing Information Technology with the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) carried out a field measurement campaign in the Golmud area of Qinghai Province from August 7 to August 17, 2019.

Sep 05, 2019

Meeting Held to Summarize Mid-term Advances on Global Carbon Cycle Program

A meeting on“stereo observation and inversion of the key parameters of global carbon cycle” was held on July 8 to summarize the mid-term advances of the program.A meeting on the “stereo observation and inversion of the key parameters of global carbon cycle” was held on July 8 to summarize the mid-term advances of the program.

Jul 23, 2019

Baotou Cal & Val Test Site Revamped

AIR has recently launched a one-month renovating campaign on the “National Calibration and Validation Site for High Resolution Remote Sensors” (or “Baotou site” in short) , specifically on the artificial optical targets of the site to address such problems as thinning gravel layer and spreading weeds, which may decrease spectral performance and spatial uniformity of the targets.

Jul 11, 2019