APSCO/AIR-CAS Conducted Short Training on Remote Sensing Information Process and Urban Application

APSCO and the Aerospace Information Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences (AIR-CAS) have jointly organized online Short Training Course on Remote Sensing Information Process and Urban Application during November 16-20 and November 23-27, 2020, Beijing, China. 

Ms. Yu Qi, Secretary-General of APSCO, delivered welcome speech at the beginning of the training course on the first day. She sincerely appreciated the lecturer and participants for their diligent efforts and strong support.

At the very beginning of the course, Professor Qingyan Meng, Doctoral Supervisor from AIR-CAS, gave a course introduction on China High Resolution Earth Observation System, to help participants acquire a whole picture for the lecture. The Training Course was focused on Urban Green Space Remote Sensing, Urban Heat Space Remote Sensing, Urban Grey Remote Sensing and Urban Humidity & Urban Brightness. The presentation was combined with teaching materials such as informative photos, graphics, illustrations, news, and reports. 

During the course, relevant slides, recording links, and reference from professor were timely updated for participants. The participants were provided opportunity to interact, introduced themselves, express their appreciation and ask questions on the course.

In total 30 hours lectures were given by Professor Qingyan Meng. The courses were divided into two time schedules, as morning sessions and evening sessions, providing convenience for Member States participants. Around 90 participants from 13 countries (Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Libya, Mongolia, Pakistan, Senegal, Thailand, and Turkey) showed intertest and registered to the course. 


At the end of the training course, which was successfully accomplished, Dr. Mohammad Ebrahimi Seyedabadi, Director-General of Education and Training Department of APSCO, delivered a closing speech. He appreciated the lecturer, participants, and organizers for their great contribution and cooperation. Participants expressed appreciation to the diligent cooperation and hard work from organizers and professor, which provided opportunities to gain knowledge from home and expand their horizons.

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