On May 3, 2016, after the DELIGHT field visit of the Middle and Upper Reaches of the Yellow River, a researcher from SLU visited the headquarters of the Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC) - the Yellow River basin management authority - in Zhengzhou. The YRCC is the agency for the Yellow River, authorized by the Chinese government, which responsible for the basin wide management of the Yellow River. During the meeting the director of the department of remote sensing, Prof. Li Shenyang emphasized the interest in working together with research scientists from China and from abroad. International cooperation is of interest regarding knowledge transfer and information exchange.
One of the results derived during the doctoral thesis work - the basin wide Land Cover Map of the Yellow River Basin for the year 2013 - was handed over to YRCC during the meeting.
Fig 1: Discussion of Delight researcher with YRCC remote sensing department director and his staff.