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2010-12-17 08:50:00

Chinese officials have vowed to ramp-up efforts to control the weather, announcing on Thursday that they intend to try to use technology to reduce natural disasters and combat droughts. According to the Xinhua news agency, Zheng Guoguang, the director of the China Meteorological Administration (CMA), said that the weather-manipulation program will be used to aid the country's agricultural and rural development, provide additional airborne water resources, improve the ecology, and help prevent...

2010-03-23 05:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Telairity, a global leader in encoding technology, announced today that the China Meteorological Administration, the national weather bureau of the People's Republic of China, will use Telairity's BE8500 encoders throughout its country-wide system. The BE8500 is the world's first dynamic dual-mode HD/SD (High Definition/Standard Definition) encoder able to easily interconvert between multiple advanced compression standards, including both the...

2008-10-11 06:00:19

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["1st Ld-Writethru: China To Launch FY-4 Weather Satellite Around 2013"] BEIJING, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) - China plans to launch the first satellite of the Fengyun-4 (FY-4) series by 2013, said the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) during a meeting here Friday. The FY-4 project involves the country's second-generation of geo- stationary meteorological satellites. Leading scientists and engineers...

2008-07-31 03:00:36

By Lu, Feng Zhang, Xiaohu; Xu, Jianmin ABSTRACT An automatic image navigation algorithm for Feng Yun 2 (FY2) spin-stabilized geosynchronous meteorological satellites was determined at the National Satellite Meteorological Center (NSMC) of the China Meteorological Administration (CMA). This paper derives the parameters and coordinate systems used in FY2 image navigation, with an emphasis on attitude and misalignment parameters. The solution to the navigation model does not depend on any...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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