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China plans to build comprehensive earth observation system

China's Great Wall seen from Space

China has plans to build a comprehensive earth observation system integrating the use of air-borne, space-based as well as ground-based technologies in the next ten years, the website Economic Times stated, referring to a Chinese top official. This new system would include drones, satellites and GPS systems.

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China: Geoinformation Industry Plan released

Xinjiang, China, seen from Space

The People's Republic of China has published its first development plan for the geographic information industry, as China's National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation announced according to the Chinese News Agency Xinhua.

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China: Successful launch of Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite

Remote sensing satellites enable studying many aspects of the planet.

On 9 August 2014, the Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu Province.

The satellite will be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out land surveys, monitor crop yields and aid in preventing and reducing natural disasters, the center said.

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China: International Charter activated for Earthquake in Yunnan Province

Earthquakes in 2009, the Yunnan province is an area prone to earthquakes

On 3 August 2014 the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated at the request of the National

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China and Venezuela: Agreement for new Earth Observation satellite

Rendition of VRSS-1 satellite, launched in September 2012

On 22 July 2014, Xinhua News Agency, the state press agency of the People's Republic of China, annouced that China and Venezuela agreed on the in-orbit delivery of a remote sensing satellite, VRSS-1.

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9th Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing Symposium

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Conferences will focus on state-of-the-art active and passive remote sensing technologies and applications to monitor the atmosphere, water, and land.

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13/10/2014 to 16/10/2014

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Beijing International Convention Center

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Beijing

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SPIE

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RADI, NASA, JAXA, NICT, ISRA

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Beihang University

Beihang University was previously known as the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. It is located in Beijing, People's Republic of China, and focuses on high level technological and scientific research.

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National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

NDRCC is the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China.

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China and Russia to cooperate on navigation satellite systems

Artist's rendering of navigation satellites orbiting Earth.

On 30 June 2014, China and Russia have signed an agreement on the cooperation with regards to navigation satellite systems, as globalpost reported. The memorandum of understanding was signed by the China Satellite Navigation Office and Russian Federal Space Agency on the sidelines of the on-going China-Russia expo in Harbin, China.

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UN-SPIDER participates in International Symposium of Integrated Disaster Risk Governance

UN-SPIDER's Shirish Ravan during his presentation

On 8 and 9 May 2014, UN-SPIDER participated in the International Symposium of Integrated

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