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CAS Scientists Contribute to Beijing’s Blue Skies for 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

Beijing, as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, has seen continuous blue skies greeting Olympic athletes last and this month.

Mar 11, 2022

Global Forest Canopy Covers may be Underestimated, Study Finds

A research team led by the scientists from the State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science under the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences has found, in their study to estimate the forest canopy covers in northeastern China, the underestimation of about 20% of forest canopy covers may exist in three well-known global maps.

Mar 04, 2022

China Receives Data from Newly Launched LT-1A Satellite

On February 9, the China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station successfully received the first data transmitted from the newly launched land observation satellite LT-1A, according to the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Feb 18, 2022

China GEO Supports Tonga Volcano Eruption and Tsunami Disaster Response

Responding to requests from the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), the South Pacific Commission (SPC) and the New Zealand Disaster Risk Agency, China GEO Secretariat activated its Disaster Data Response (CDDR) Mechanism to provide high-resolution satellite imagery in support of disaster response.

Jan 21, 2022

AIR Conducts Airborne SAR Load Calibration Experiment

An Airborne SAR Payload Calibration Experiment, organized by a research team from the Key Laboratory of Quantitative Remote Sensing Information Technology under the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), was conducted on the National High-resolution Remote Sensing Integrated Calibration Field from December 16 to 28, 2021. This experiment was commissioned by the Aerospace Microwave Remote Sensing System Department of AIR.

Jan 14, 2022