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Understanding Of China’s Poyang Lake Water Surface Dynamics
2014-06-02 03:10:58

ESA As ESA and China mark a decade of cooperation, imagery over China’s Poyang lake is testament to the new Sentinel satellite’s promise of continued radar data acquisition for a multitude of applications. The Poyang lake in southern China’s Jiangxi province is the largest freshwater lake in the country. This lake is an important habitat for migrating Siberian cranes – many of which spend the winter there. The basin is also one of China's most important rice-producing...

2014-03-17 08:22:45

LUSHAN, China, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 8, 2014, the memorandum-of-understanding signing ceremony for the 2014 Lushan Mountain International Heaven and Earth Sports Carnival took place, finalizing plans for the event scheduled for the end of October at Lushan Mountain, Jiangxi province, China. At the time, drivers from nearly 30 countries will arrive, driving a thousand vehicles of every model and make. The drivers will participate in a series of events including the...

2010-02-26 15:00:00

BEIJING, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hiru Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HIRU) (www.hirucorporation.com) and its sole subsidiary Jiangxi RongYu Pharmaceutical Group, Inc. (www.jxrongyuyy.com) takes advantage of the local eco-development in Jiangxi province. In efforts to speed up and improve the economic development of the central region of China, the government introduced a sustainable economic development program: Poyang Lake Ecological Economic Zone (PLEEZ) with the center in Nanchang. The...

2008-12-19 09:41:38

Scientists are looking to outer space for help in their attempt to prevent new outbreaks of the tropical disease schistosomiasis in southern China. Once the Three Gorges Dam is fully operational, researchers plan to use satellite data from space to determine whether changing water conditions in Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, create favorable conditions for the snails associated with the chronic disease that can damage internal organs and impair growth and cognitive development...

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