Shichao Jin, student of Digital Ecosystem Group attended the 2019 International Student Research Forum

Shichao Jin, student of Digital Ecosystem Group attended the 2019 International Student Research Forum

Shichao Jin, a PhD candidate of Digital Ecosystem Group, was selected and invited as one of the 10 excellent student representatives of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) to attend the 2019 International Student Research Forum. The Forum was hosted by South Denmark University on June 16th to June 20th. Students from China, United States, Canada, Australia, and Denmark were gathered to share their […]

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2019.06 The 5th Workshop on LiDAR Application in Forest Ecology was successfully held!

2019.06 The 5th Workshop on LiDAR Application in Forest Ecology was successfully held!

The 5th workshop on LiDAR application in forest ecology was held by the Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Science (IB-CAS), from June 2nd to 6th, 2019. More than 300 students from 100 organizations participated in this workshop. Guo Qinghua, professor of  IB-CAS hosted the opening ceremony. On June 3rd,   Tang Shouzheng the Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Chen Jingming the Fellow […]

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Dr. Fred Baret from French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Paris (INRA) visited our group

Dr. Fred Baret from French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Paris (INRA) visited our group

Dr. Fred Baret from French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Paris (INRA) visited our group on April 25th, 2019. He has established and led the UMT—CAPTE research team which is composed of around 20 members. He has supervised more than 40 PhD students and post-doctoral researchers. The total number of his published SCI papers has reached 210, with a total citation of 9,739 times. His […]

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Dr. Yumei Li was awarded the first-class funding of the 65th batch of the China Post-doctoral Science Fund

Dr. Yumei Li was awarded the first-class funding of the 65th batch of the China Post-doctoral Science Fund

On April 26, 2019, the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation announced the list of obtainer of China’s Post-doctoral Science Fund of the 65th batch. Yumei Li, a post-doctor of the digital ecology group, was awarded first-class funding. This fully affirms her excellent scientific research ability and good innovation ability.

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Dr. Maggi Kelly visited and gave a lecture on spatial data science

Dr. Maggi Kelly visited and gave a lecture on spatial data science

Dr. Maggi Kelly from University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) visited our group from March 30th to April 13th for discussing potential collaborations between UC Berkeley and Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Kelly is currently a professor and cooperative extension specialist in the Environmental Science, Policy and Management department of UC Berkeley, and the director of the Geospatial Innovation Facility and Director […]

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“Forest3D”—- a python package for processing forest lidar data

Forest3D is a Python package for processing forest lidar data. It was developed by the digital ecosystem lab from institute of botany, Chinese academy of science. The purpose of Forest3D is providing a simple tool to deal with lidar data from different scanning platforms, e.g. airborne lidar scanners, terrestrial laser scanners and backpack lidar scanners. It will continually update and provide the function to generate […]

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The “New Generation China Vegetation Mapping” Seminar of Provincial Mapping was successfully held

The “New Generation China Vegetation Mapping” Seminar of Provincial Mapping was successfully held

From January 9th to 10th, 2019, the “New Generation China Vegetation Mapping” provincial mapping workshop was successfully held at the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. This seminar is based on the “Biodiversity and Ecological Security” project of the “Global Data Science Project” of the Strategic Pilot Science and Technology Project (Class A) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. This seminar invited more than […]

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The First UAV Industrial Innovation and Application Congress (2018) was successfully held at the Institute of Botany

The First UAV Industrial Innovation and Application Congress (2018) was successfully held at the Institute of Botany

On October 11-12, 2018, the First UAV Industrial Innovation and Application Congress (2018), sponsored by the UAV Application and Control Research Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and organized by the Digital Ecosystem Group of the State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, was successfully held at the Beijing Institute of Botany. The purpose of this […]

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Welcome! Prof. Roger Bales and Prof. Martha Conklin came for academic communication

Welcome! Prof. Roger Bales and Prof. Martha Conklin came for academic communication

Prof. Roger Bales and Prof. Martha Conklin were invited to give lectures on September 10, 2018, at Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Prof. Roger Bales gave a talk about “Making up for lost snow: lessons from a warming Sierra Nevada”, focusing on five aspects: mountain climate, water balance, snow monitoring, California drought conditions and water security. Prof. Martha Conklin gave a lecture focusing […]

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Student of Digital Ecosystem Group Won the First Prize of the Postgraduate Academic Forum

Student of Digital Ecosystem Group Won the First Prize of the Postgraduate Academic Forum

Jin shichao, a PhD candidate of the digital ecology group, won the first prize and the best popularity prize of the 2018 Postgraduate Academic Forum of institute of botany, Chinese academy of sciences. His speech them is “A Deep Learning Pipeline for High-Throughput Maize Phenotyping from Lidar Data”, which introduced three main advancements in the field of crop phenotyping, i.e., the individual maize segmentation, stem-leaf […]

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