Centre for CAS Members Opened
The Academic Centre for CAS members was inaugurated on 24th Nov., 2003 in Beijing. Prof. Yongxiang Lu, President of CAS and Prof. Yiyu Chen, Vice President of CAS attended the ceremony. Prof. Lu noted that the missions of the Center
Prof. Lu expressed that CAS will make its best to serve the members and make the center a real home for the members.
Innovation Knows No Limit, Frontier Extends Beyond Any Boundary
The 10th anniversary celebration of the Xiangshan
Science Conference was held on Oct. 20 at the Xiangshan Hotel in the western
suburb of Beijing.
Initiated in 1993, the Xiangshan Science Conference has been welcoming its 10th anniversary. CAS President Yongxiang Lu, wrote down his remarks with great passion for the anniversary of Xiangshan Science Conference- "Innovation knows no limit, frontier extends beyond any boundary". With its excellent academic contents, broad scientific vision and featured operating mechanism, the Xiangshan Science Conference has developed into an academic workshop series with renowned reputation and made important contributions to China's science development and exerted a far-reaching impact on the decision making process of the various government departments concerned.
CTWF Training Course Held in Beijing
Organized by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the CTWF (CAS-TWAS-WMO-Forum) Training Course on the "Short-range Climate Prediction Model System and Its Application" was held in Beijing recently. Over 50 students from the Third World Countries, such as Algeria, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malaysia, Mozambique, Mongolia, Philippines, South Africa, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and China, attended the Training Course. Prof. G.O.P. Obasi, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization sent a warm congratulatory letter on the occasion of the opening of the training course.
From September 29 to October 19, a delegation from
Prague Botanical Garden of Czech Republic headed by Prof. Pavel paid a
visit to Turpan Botanical Garden, which is affiliated with the Xinjiang
Institute of Ecology and Geography, CAS. The delegation also made field
trips in Xinjiang, invertigating on continental temperate plants and collecting
some seed and plant samples.
After 5 years of joint research, the two botanical gardens have accomplished an in-depth understanding and cooperation, which has made a solid foundation for their future academic exchanges and collaborative programs.
Satellite Interface Test Conducted
In order to test that the WFI modulator matches with Ground Station DE-modulator perfectly and to ensure that the Ground Station will receive the reliable data after the launch of CBERS-02 satellite, a product of China-Brazile joint collaboration, technicians of China and Brazil carried out interface test between satellite and ground system at the Beijing Receiving Site of CAS China Remote Sensing Satellite Ground Station successfully.