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Top 10 events in China's remote sensing sector in 2017

1、1. State administration of science, technology and industry for national defense issued the 2017 national report on China's high-resolution satellite application.
The national space administration of the state administration of science, technology and industry for national defense held a press conference in Beijing on April 17, 2017 to release the national report on China's high-resolution satellite application (hereinafter referred to as the national report). The release of the national report reflects the latest achievements of gaofeng satellite application, marks the initial formation of the overall national capacity of gaofeng satellite application, marks a new step in the means to support the modernization of national governance system and governance capacity, and is a programmatic report to guide the development of national remote sensing application. The release of the report is a milestone event in the field of remote sensing application in China!
The national report published, represents the application of remote sensing in China shifted from the experimental applications to the business applications, it will provide powerful guarantee to the better and faster development of related industry.
The country report (integrated) from seven aspects introduces the special high-resolution overall deployment: mainly includes the national remote sensing application of the theory of "ten elements" top level architecture, making "the high-resolution satellite data policy" and "emergency work flow", released the first need of data application standard, create high-resolution sharing platform, a comprehensive information service innovation patterns, layout application system, issued by the application promotion guidance etc. The national report (industry volume) published the latest application results of 16 industries, which enhanced and promoted the level of business capacity in department performance, policy making, international cooperation and other aspects, highlighting the effect of high-resolution satellite application on the support and service of national decision-making. The national report (local) highlight the local characteristics and the comprehensive application, mainly for: provincial resources investigation and supervision, ecological environmental management and protection, urban planning and the elaborating management, integrated application of satellite, support "civil-military integration" development strategy and etc..
2、The state administration of science, technology and industry for national defense said that China is willing to share the achievements of the "One Belt And One Road" space information corridor project with countries along the "One Belt And One Road"
Vice minister of China's defense science, technology and industry bureau, Wu Yanhua said on September 11, China is willing to work with countries along the " One Belt And One Road" sharing, communication, navigation and other kinds of satellite remote sensing data resources, complement the horizon information network, build reasonable distribution, the ground of the functional information service network and the regional major application service system, provide information support for major construction projects.
The "One Belt And One Road" space information corridor application seminar was held in Nanning on the same day. The participants mainly discussed asean's demand for space information application, typical application situation and international space cooperation mode.
In the opening speech, Wu said that the countries along the "One Belt And One Road" have a wide range of geographical regions, volatile natural environment and diverse development levels, and they are in urgent need of information connectivity. It is necessary to build a space information corridor.
Tong xudong, director of the national defense science, technology and industry administration of China's major special projects center, told reporters that the "One Belt And One Road" space information corridor project is an important means to ensure the connectivity of facilities and smooth trade. The project makes full use of China's existing and planned satellite systems and ground network systems to support the implementation of key areas such as infrastructure construction, energy development, environmental protection, security guarantee and trade expansion in countries along One Belt And One Road.
Wu yanhua put forward three Suggestions on how to build and utilize the "One Belt And One Road" space information corridor. First, carefully make a practicable top level plan. Second, it is necessary to build a cross-sectoral and cross-sectoral project coordination and promotion mechanism, involving in engineering construction, spatial information application, system operation and maintenance, financial investment management and other units. Third, we will implement the strategy of innovation-driven development and the integration of the military and the people, and explore ways to commercialize space information.
3、The discipline of "remote sensing technology" of Wuhan university ranks first in the world
This world first-class discipline ranking USES a series of objective academic indicators to measure the performance of global universities in related disciplines, including scientific research scale, scientific research quality, international cooperation, high-level scientific research achievements and international awards.
The major of remote sensing technology of Wuhan university shows China's strength and influence in the level of remote sensing technology and the enhancement of academic influence of remote sensing in the world.
4、Complete the national receiving station network of land observation satellite data
National land observation satellite data receiving station network construction project is the project of the national development and reform commission approval of major national science and technology infrastructure projects, the overall goal of project construction, which is the formation of civilian terminal network covering the whole country, have the ability to receiving environment and disaster satellite constellation, china-brazil earth resource satellite, and other important operating international land observation satellite data.
National land observation satellite data receiving station network is the only data receiving platform for China’s civil remote sensing satellite, space project and other important international scientific satellite. The network have been making remarkable progress for more than 10 years. According to the expert evaluation, the technical function, performance index and comprehensive operation capacity of the project have achieved a great development in the field of land observation satellite ground system technology, which has filled the satellite data receiving capacity in western China, south China sea and other important regions, and is a major milestone in the construction of China's land observation satellite ground system.
5、A remote sensing big data service platform have been built in Hainan
Hainan province major r&d projects, hainan large remote sensing data service platform is preliminary built at present. It can support demonstration applications in fields of coastal zone resources and environment monitoring, tropical agroforestry, the south China sea reef monitoring, underwater archaeology, geological tourism resources investigation and etc..
All the construction tasks of this data platform include three parts: the construction of the space-air-ground integrated big data service platform, the demonstration of dynamic monitoring of resources and environment in hainan province, and the small satellite for low-latitude observation. Taken the integrated remote sensing big data service platform as the technical support, they developped multi-terminal compatible data service. At present, it has built a government and education service portal and put into trial operation, and constructed the digital Hainan 3d visualization integration system. Zhu donghai, deputy director of the science and technology department of hainan province, said the next step will continue to support the application of small low-latitude observation satellites for major national science and technology projects, and promote the formation of a complete chain of remote sensing information industry and innovative development of "Internet +" in hainan.
6、Ensured the smooth passage of the snow dragon boat through the ice area with the real-time data of remote sensing satellite, and created a new record of successful application of remote sensing
During the 34 Antarctic expeditions, the special products of offshore wind field made by using the real-time data of HY-2 satellite played an important role in the rapid passage of the westerlies. On December 6, the xuelong boat was trapped in the ice zone for the third time. This time, the risk was the greatest. The long siege lasted, and the helicopter survey was basically ineffective. The satellite center got the news and immediately organized and coordinated the emergency observation of the remote sensing satellites like gaofen-3. At 22:00 Beijing time on December 7, the ship carrying system received a perfect real-time remote sensing data, relying on remote sensing satellite images xuelong boat smoothly through the ice area. The ice situation in polar regions is changing so fast that only real-time data can provide timely and powerful navigation support. Remote sensing satellites acquire reliable and effective high quality data from multiple sources in time and continuously protect the ship's polar expedition!
7、Implementation of space-air-ground integrated remote sensing survey and monitoring of soil quality in global black soil critical zone
(1) Using aerial hyperspectral technology to geo-ecological survey and the monitoring in black soil critical zone (46 degrees north latitude zone) for the first time, it can access to many physical and chemical indicators like soil organic carbon, total nitrogen, total phosphorus and some trace elements, through verification using 1:50000 geochemical result, it shows that aerial hyperspectral inversion result is reliable, high precision and the inversion precision index and meet the needs of the soil quality evaluation, and highlight the advantage of aerial hyperspectral remote sensing survey method, and can realize higher speed, higher spatial accuracy of soil quality investigation, provides the decision-making basis for the implementation of precision agriculture and so on, It marked the beginning of application of hyperspectral technology in soil quality survey.(2) the established complete technical process for the whole air based investigation process, has a demonstration effect on establishing a systematic remote sensing survey system of soil quality.(3) Establishing multi-period satellite remote sensing based investigation and evaluation process, it can provide demonstration for other systematic satellite remote sensing investigation works.(4) " Land resource evolution mechanism and its sustainable use in global black soil critical zone " was successfully approved by UNESCO's IGCP international cooperation plan
8、Research and development of integrated remote sensing data service machines to create new models of remote sensing data service
China resources satellite application center is the world's largest national data center for civil satellites. It has launched 21 satellites since 1999 and currently operates 18 satellites in orbit. Acting 14 foreign top high-resolution satellites, master about 20 percent of global civil remote sensing satellite data resources.
With the implementation of high-resolution engineering, commercial remote sensing project and national medium - and long-term space infrastructure planning, the number of China’s satellites will have an explosive growth. How to support remote sensing satellite data "landing" (data distribution) and "rooting" (data application) has become an important issue that needs urgent solution.
Through the new service mode provided by remote sensing data services all-in-one machine, service users in the form of hardware and software integration products, direct docking all land observation satellite data, set up the bridge of users and land observation satellite data center, solves problems of data acquisition, management and sharing. At the same time, we have customized three hardware and software configurations for different users, including general edition, advanced edition and ultimate edition, to meet the data and API development needs of different users.
9、"Jilin-1" video04, 05 and 06 were successfully launched
At 12:50 am on November 21, three optical remote sensing video satellites of Jilin 1 were successfully launched by long March 6 carrier rocket at taiyuan satellite launch center. At present, the satellite has successfully entered the preset orbit and the launch mission has been a complete success. The number of satellites in orbit in the satellite constellation "Jilin no. 1" increased to 8, and the re-visit period of the constellation in the same region increased from the original 3 days to 1 day, and the satellite service capacity increased significantly. Meanwhile, "Jilin no. 1" satellite constellation has become the commercial remote sensing satellite constellation with the largest number of satellites in China.
Jilin-1 is independently developed by changguang optical satellite company and belongs to commercial high-resolution optical remote sensing satellite constellation. Established in December 2014, the changguang optical satellite company has launched eight satellites in less than three years. By 2020, the constellation "jilin-1" will be able to survey the whole territory of China once a week, and the global hot spots once a quarter or so, and more than 800 key target areas around the world can be observed every day. By 2030, 138 satellites will be in orbit. At that time, "jilin-1" will have all-day, all-weather data acquisition and global revisiting capability of any point within 10 minutes.
10、China independently develops micro-sized and low-power lidar system for operational application
China's first practical, miniature and low-power lidar system, AoEagle photoeagle, has been independently developed by the earth observation department of the institute of optronics, Chinese academy of sciences. The system has characteristics such as light weight, low power consumption, wide adaptability, the whole system weighs 3.5 kg, only 13 w power consumption, simple operation, convenient installation, flexible carrying on many kinds of mobile platforms like aerostats, small unmanned aircraft, cars and so on, and can be implemented for point cloud data rapid acquisition in all kinds of complex terrains.
-- source: China remote sensing application association
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