International Training Workshop on BDS Technology and Applications Held in Beijing

The opening ceremony of the International Training Workshop on BDS Technology and Applications in Belt and Road Countries was held in Beijing on 8 September 2020, which was attended online and offline by the embassy representatives from the Thailand, Belgium, and Ukraine, over 40 trainees from Nepal, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Pakistan, Bhutan, Mongolia, as well as Chinese representatives from relevant research institutions and companies.

Sep 26, 2020

AIR Holds Training Workshop on Geospatial Information for Agricultural Monitoring in Lower Mekong Basin Countries

A training workshop on “geospatial information applications for agricultural monitoring in Lower Mekong Basin countries” was held online from August 5 to 26, 2020, with the attendance of 47 people from the government agencies or research institutions of Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, hoping to learn essentials and technologies such as Earth observations for crop monitoring, agro-climatic and agronomic indicators preprocessing, thematic mapping, and field data collection.

Sep 15, 2020

AIR Organizes International Training Course on “Quantitative Remote Sensing Information Technology and Applications”

An online training course on “Quantitative Remote Sensing Information Technology and its Applications” was held on August 3-7, 2020 in Beijing, attracting some 90 participants from the countries including Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Mongolia, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, and Turkey.

Sep 02, 2020

AIR Project Wins GEO-GEE Fund for Tackling Global Challenges with Open Earth Data

According to an announcement released yesterday from the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), GEO and Google Earth Engine (GEE) have planned to sponsor 32 projects from 22 countries, providing $3 million USD towards production licenses and $1 million in technical support from EO Data Science to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges using open Earth data. Among the winning projects is the Land Degradation Neutrality Program hosted by the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (the Aerospace Information Research Institute now, or AIR for short).

Jul 14, 2020

Seventh Microsystems & Nanoengineering Conference and Young Scientists Forum Held Successfully

The 7th Microsystems & Nanoengineering Conference and Young Scientists Forum was held via video conference on July 7-10, 2020. Hosted by the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the conference was broadcast live, bringing together 25,800 attendees online, a number far more than actual attendance in previous six conferences.

Jul 14, 2020