Posted on Category: News Forest tree height across the Sierra Nevada

Forest tree height across the Sierra Nevada

Forests of the Sierra Nevada (SN) mountain range are valuable natural heritages for the region and the country, and tree height is an important forest structure parameter for understanding the SN forest ecosystem. There is still a need in the accurate estimation of wall-to-wall SN tree height distribution at fine spatial resolution. In this study, […]

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Posted on Category: News 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 […]

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Posted on Category: News 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.

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Posted on Category: News 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 […]

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Posted on Category: News 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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Posted on Category: News 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, […]

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Posted on Category: News 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 […]

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Posted on Category: News 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 […]

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Posted on Category: News 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 […]

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Posted on Category: News 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 […]

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