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Detecting Spatial Distribution of Urban Carbon Emissions at Micro Level:Study

Researchers from the National Engineering Research Center for Remote Sensing Application under the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), together with the China University of Mining and Technology-Beijing, constructed a valid approach published in “Environmental Science and Pollution Research” journal.The study uses the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city as an example to measure and analyze the spatial carbon emission efficiency.

Sep 28, 2023

Reservoir Inventory for China in 2016 and 2021 Released

About 10.32% of the reservoirs have increased storage capacity from 2016 to 2021, while 22.73% have decreased, and most provinces and river basins in China have expanded their accumulated storage capacity from 2016 to 2021, according to a study published on September 9 in Scientific Data.

Sep 20, 2023

Study Predicts Up to 10.6% Arid Region Expansion Globally by 2100

A study published at npj Climate and Atmospheric Science predicts the global evolving trends of future terrestrial water storage, forcasting that by 2100, terrestrial water storage in arid regions could decrease while arid areas might expand by 4.1% to 10.6%.

Sep 20, 2023

Study Reveals How Delayed Antarctic Melt Season Reduces Albedo Feedback

A research team led by Prof. Guo Huadong from the International Center of Big Data for Sustainable Development Goals (CBAS) and the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), in partnership with renowned experts in the field of glacier and climate change investigated into the ocean-ice-atmosphere interaction mechanism of the region, with advances published in the National Science Review.

Jul 26, 2023

Scientists Propose Global Aerosol Retrieval Method for New Chinese Optical Satellite

A research team led by Prof. LI Zhengqiang from the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), together with collaborators, proposed a generalized land surface reflectance reconstruction method that provides efficient constraints to surface reflectance for high-precision aerosol retrieval.

Jul 21, 2023