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DELIGHT project presented at German Embassy in Beijing, April 2015

The DELIGHT project has been presented at the conference “Environmental Innovation – Sino-German Solutions” at the German Embassy, April 28th 2015 in Beijing, China. The conference organized by the German Mercator Institute for China Studies (merics) and Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning (CAEP) brought together 120 representatives of German and Chinese environmental technology sector, governmental officials, and scientists to jointly establish networks for innovative solutions in the fields of environmental protection for water, soils, and air.

New DELIGHT project results from all research fields online, April 2015

In the Results section of the project website, readers can find new results of the DELIGHT applied research project, which is conducted to support informed decision making in the context of water and land resource management in the Yellow River delta.

New staff in the field of information system development at DLR, March 2015

At the beginning of March 2015 DLR welcomed Ms. Juiwen Chang as new DELIGHT staff. Her field of expertise is software development and geographic information science. Ms. Chang will support the information system design and development as well as the data management of the Yellow River Delta Information System.

IGSNRR installed automatic measurement station in the Delta, November 2014

In November 2014, after the vegetation period ended in the Yellow River Delta, scientists of the IGSNRR and LREIS installed measurement equipment in the Yellow River Delta near the Yiqianer and Dawenliu nature reserve administration stations. An automatic measurement station was installed to monitor several soil parameters over the year. Water content, electric conductivity, temperature, in different soil layers, and groundwater depth, electric conductivity and temperature are measured every two hours and saved internally in the storage device.

DELIGHT Coordination participated in official Inauguration of the Sino-German Centre for Environmental Information Science, RCEIS, November 2014

The Sino-German Centre for Environmental Information Science, RCEIS, has been officially inaugurated at the premises of IGSNRR-CAS in Beijing on November 22nd 2014. Amongst others, former Chinese Vice Minister of Science and Technology, Prof. XU Guanhua was present. RCEIS is a Research Network, which is funded by the Helmholtz foundation, and which is coordinated by the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, IGSNRR, of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, CAS, on the Chinese side, and the German Environmental Research Centre, UFZ, on the German side.

DLR held 2nd stakeholder training course in Dongying, November 2014

DLR held a three day user training workshop in Dongying from November 17th to 19th 2014. All participants from the Yellow River Delta Sustainable Development Institute of Shandong Province and the Shandong Yellow River Delta National Nature Reserve who took part in the training course in June 2014 in Beijing took part in the second follow-up course as well.



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