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remote sensing technology;remote sensing;ecological environment sensing

Nation 'Leads World' in Remote Sensing Technology[Nov 22, 2017]

China is now the world leader in remote sensing technologies for scientific purposes and is able to provide an unprecedented amount of data to support research and development for the world. The Ministry of Science and Technology's National Remote Sensing Center published its annual 2017 Global Ecological Environment Sensing report, detailing landscapes, resources, roads, vegetation and other geological factors for more than 170 countries and regions across Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania.

marine research;big data;supercomputing

High-tech Chinese Lab to Boost Marine Research[Nov 22, 2017]

A new lab to be built in eastern China will combine supercomputing and big data research to provide technical support for global marine research. The Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, Inspur Group, the National Supercomputer Center, and Peking, Tsinghua and Shandong universities signed an agreement to launched the project on Saturday.

nuclear-powered;space shuttle;space resources;carrier rocket

China to Achieve 'Major Breakthrough' in Nuclear-powered Space Shuttle Around 2040: Report[Nov 21, 2017]

China is expected to achieve a "major breakthrough" in nuclear-powered space shuttles around 2040. The achievement will be able to support large-scale exploration and development of space resources, and make mining on asteroids and space solar power plants possible, said the report, which outlines the development road map for China's space transportation system to 2045.

medium-lift carrier rocket;superheavy rocket;space exploration

Nation's Futuristic Space Plan Aims High[Nov 20, 2017]

Chinese space scientists are developing the Long March 8 medium-lift carrier rocket and Long March 9 superheavy rocket, and will design a series of futuristic vehicles to allow space tourism, exploitation of asteroid resources and space-based solar power stations.

Gordon Bell Prize;Sunway Taihulight;supercomputer

Chinese Researchers Win "Nobel Prize" of Supercomputing Application[Nov 20, 2017]

A Chinese team using the world's fastest supercomputer to simulate a devastating earthquake won the 2017 ACM Gordon Bell Prize on Thursday. The award was presented at the 2017 Supercomputing Conference in Denver in the U.S. state of Colorado. The team's software included innovations that achieved greater efficiency than had been previously attained running similar programs on the Titan and TaihuLight supercomputers.

climate lab;climate change;weather forecasting;disaster prediction

China, U.S. Researchers Team up on Climate Lab[Nov 17, 2017]

Top research institutions in China and the United States announced on Thursday that they will build an international laboratory to more accurately measure and predict global climate change. The International Laboratory for High-Resolution Earth System Prediction will concentrate on simulations to provide reliable data at both regional and global levels, and is expected to enhance extreme weather forecasting and disaster prediction for the benefit of stakeholders and policymakers.


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