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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

China, Poland Launch Joint Research to Promote Space Weather Monitoring

A Chinese-Polish joint program is launched recently to develop technologies and methods for real-time space weather monitoring based on BDS, Galileo and GPS. The program is co-led by the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) in Chinese side, together with its Polish counterpart, the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, and is financially supported by the National Key R&D Program of China.

Jun 14, 2019

Dust Aerosol Observation Field Campaign Completed in Kashgar

AIR has led an international Dust Aerosol Observation (DAO) field campaign in Kashgar this April, aiming to develop a system for monitoring, early warning and emergency response of heavy haze and dust storm episodes along the Belt and Road region.The campaign integrating in-situ and remote sensing observations based on passive and active technologies, has provided high quality dataset of physical, chemical, and optical properties and radiative effects of aerosols in this region.

Jun 05, 2019