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New Foundation Model Improves Accuracy for Remote Sensing Image Interpretation

A new foundation model dubbed RingMo has been developed to improve accuracy for remote sensing image interpretation, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Sep 04, 2022

AIR Researchers Carry out Scientific Experiments and Field Surveys for Black Earth Cropland Monitoring

From July 7 to August 8, 2022, multi-dimensional field observation and scientific experiments were conducted in the black earth region of Northeast China by a research team led by Prof. LI Qiangzi from National Engineering Laboratory for Satellite Remote Sensing Applications, Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Aug 30, 2022

AIR Scientists Conduct Experiments on Monitoring Grassland and Livestock Resources in China

A series of integrated experiments involving unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), tethered balloon, satellites and in-situ observation were conducted at the Shertala and Hadatu Farms in Hulunbuir Prairie of northern China's Inner Mongolia from June 21 to July 23 to collect remote sensing data and in-situ data,which were used to provide strong data support for grasslands and livestock management and monitoring.

Aug 19, 2022

CAS-designed Multi-sensor Unmanned Aircraft System for Weather Modification Makes First Flight

On July 25, 2022, a new unmanned aircraft system (UAS) started its first flight at Pucheng Airport in northwest China's Shaanxi Province to test the performance of onboard remote sensors for weather modification. The flight, lasting one hour and fifteen minutes, marked the success of China's first long-endurance UAS for weather modification.

Aug 11, 2022

Advances in Nanosecond Laser Research Power up Equipment Development

China's laser equipment development for space debris detection as well as Thomson scattering diagnostic of plasma have achieved progresses, thanks to the recent advances in nanosecond laser technology, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Jul 29, 2022