Chinese scientists have for the first time systematically measured the depth of the seven major lakes in Hoh Xil, Qinghai Province, the Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It would provide a data base for the research of regional water resource utilization and sustainable development.
Chinese researchers have disclosed that soil water content is improved when the plant species community composition is increased. The research is expected to be helpful for selecting suitable plant species by keeping the management of agriculture and forestry balanced.
China successfully sent a group of new remote sensing satellites into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday. Belonging to the Yaogan-30 family, this group of satellites was launched by a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 11:43 a.m. (Beijing Time).
Scientists from from the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced Tuesday that they have built the country's first and one of the world's largest solar telescope, to better observe and forecast solar activity. The Chinese Large Solar Telescope (CLST), with a 1.8-meter aperture, was developed by the academy's Institute of Optics and Electronics. It caught the first batch of high-resolution images of the solar atmosphere on Dec. 10, 2019, an academy statement said.
China's top science award winner Zeng Qingcun is a pioneer of numerical weather forecasting. Recognized by many as the world's top meteorologist, Zeng, for more than six decades, has been studying the Earth's atmosphere and its changes. He is a pioneer of numerical weather forecasting; has developed infrared remote-sensing theory for meteorological satellites; and made scientific contributions to disaster risk reduction.
Dr. Oluwarotimi Williams SAMUEL obtained a Ph.D. degree in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing in 2018 courtesy of the CAS-TWAS president's fellowship, receiving several distinguished honors and awards during the program. And this is his story in China.
Quentin Montardy, gained CAS PIFI program at 2017, and became an assistant research fellow of the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Between Europe and China, he has lots of experiences and thoughts to share with you.
This Special Issue aims to highlight recent advances in ethnobotany on biodiversity conservation, especially the documentation, preservation, and maintenance of indigenous and local knowledge, as well as innovations and practices associated with plant resources.
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