Research News

Multiple Mare Flooding Events Occur inside Von Kármán Crater during Imbrian Period

There had been at least three mare flooding events occurred inside the Von Karman crater during the Imbrian period, according to a research paper titled "Mare basalt flooding events surrounding Chang'e-4 landing site as revealed by Zhinyu crater ejecta", authored by Dr. GOU Sheng et al. and recently published in Icarus. The research is conducted by the planetary mapping and remote sensing team led by Prof. DI Kaichang from the State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science under the Aerospace Information Research Institute (AIR), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Apr 16, 2021

Big Earth Data Indexed in Ei Compendex and GEOBASE

Big Earth Data (or BEDJ) has been accepted for indexing in the Ei Compendex and GEOBASE databases on Engineering Village. The milestone event means that the articles published in BEDJ can be more easily found and read by growing international audiences.

Mar 24, 2021

AIR Launches Project to Explore Key Technologies for Field Archaeology from Space and Fieldwork

A National Key R&D Project "Key Technologies for Field Archeology from Space and Fieldwork" was launched in Beijing on January 31, 2021.

Feb 26, 2021

Report on Earth Observation Data Resources of China (2019) Released

The Report on Earth Observation Data Resources of China (2019) jointly made by the National Earth Observation Data Center (NODA) and the ChinaGEOSS DSNet, is officially released on January 21, 2021.

Feb 02, 2021

AIR-led Project Funded by ESA-MOST Dragon 5 Programme

The project “Cross-calibration between high-resolution optical satellites and the benchmark satellite based on RadCalNet” was granted by the fifth phase of the Dragon Programmme (or Dragon 5) which was jointly launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) together with the National Remote Sensing Center of China (NRSCC) under China’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).

Feb 02, 2021