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AIR Scientists Harness Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence for Cotton Yield Prediction

Scientists from the National Engineering Research Center for Satellite Remote Sensing Applications, Aerospace information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), together with collaborators from Shihezi University (Xinjiang, China), harnessed solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence as a potent indicator for predicting crop yields, and achieved significant advancements in the realm of mid-season cotton yield forecast in Xinjiang.

Nov 09, 2023

Research Uncovers the Potential and Challenge of Iridium L-Band Burst Transmission for Opportunistic Navigation

A research team affiliated with the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) are delving into the Iridium L-band downlink burst transmissions to explore their potential as Signals of Opportunity (SoOP) for navigation. These bursts are comprehensively evaluated in both single-burst and multiband multi-burst modes to assess their suitability and capabilities for enhancing and supplementing the standard Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS).

Oct 31, 2023

Improved Algorithm Enhances Precision of Pressure Sensors for Wild Bird Tracking

Researchers from the State Key Laboratory of Transducer Technology with the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have proposed an improved algorithm called Dynamic Quantum Particle Swarm Optimization (DQPSO) to improve the accuracy and reliability of pressure sensors used in tracking and monitoring wild migratory birds. This algorithm optimizes the performance of a Radial Basis Function (RBF) neural network, specifically designed for temperature compensation.

Oct 31, 2023

"AIR·RingSee" Integrated Machine Unveiled to Boost Remote Sensing Image Interpretation

A significant advancement in the field of remote sensing of China has emerged, as researchers from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), unveiled their latest product – the "AIR·RingSee" integrated machine for remote sensing intelligence training and inference on October 26, 2023.

Oct 27, 2023

Study Reveals Human Activities and Natural Impacts on Biological Soil Crusts in China’s Drylands

In the arid regions where desertification threatens dryland ecosystems, scientists from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have taken a closer look at the intricate relationship between natural factors and human activities on non-vascular plants, particularly biological soil crusts (BSCs) in China.

Oct 27, 2023