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CAS Vice President Visits RADI
 Date: 2013-10-16  Page Views:

On the morning of October 14, CAS Vice President ZHANG Yaping and other CAS officials visited the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI), CAS.

Accompanied by RADI Director-General GUO Huadong, ZHANG visited Digital Earth Demonstration Platform, the remote sensing satellite data receiving and processing system, the Airborne Remote Sensing Center, the International Centre on Space Technology for Natural and Cultural Heritage, the International Society for Digital Earth and its editorial office, the International Program Office of Integrated Research on Disaster Risk, and the CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation, etc.

At the briefing held for ZHANG, Deputy Director LIU Jianbo introduced the development of RADI and its “1-3-5”program. LI An, head of the Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station, briefed on the operation of two national major scientific and technological infrastructures housed by RADI --- China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station and remote sensing aircraft. LIU Jie, head of the International Cooperation Office, gave a presentation on RADI's international cooperation.

ZHANG exchanged views with the participants at the briefing. In his speech, ZHANG praised that since its establishment RADI has greatly improved its core competitiveness, fostered an excellent talent team, built up cutting-edge research facilities, accumulated strong research capabilities and created a good cultural atmosphere. ZHANG affirmed that RADI’s “1-3-5” program, with clearly-defined objectives, has been in smooth progress. He highly appraised RADI's efforts for the smooth operation of major national infrastructures and hoped that RADI seize new development opportunities, further enhance the competitiveness of the facilities and make greater contributions to meeting the strategic needs of the country. He spoke highly of RADI’s progress in international cooperation, especially its unique cooperation model and innovative idea of cooperation, expressing his hope that the Institute, as a model for CAS to implement its international development strategy, should summarize and publicize its experiences, and promote its international cooperation to a new level.

ZHANG inspects  the Airborne Remote Sensing Center.


Visitors watch the remote sensing satellite data receiving and processing system.


ZHANG visits RADI-based international scientific organizations.


A briefing held for the visitors.  

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