Speakers Bio & Abstract

Dr. ZHOU Xu Division Chief, National Geomatics Center of China

BiographyI am a senior engineer of geo-information, and act as the division chief of National Geographic Conditions Monitoring Department, National Geomatics Center of China. From 2013 to 2015, We conducted the 1st national geograhic conditiions census using high resolution remote-sensing images with field check, and collected very detailed land cover data including more than 260 million land cover patches with minimum patch size of 400 square meters. In this data, there are 87 land cover classes, which includes cultivated land, wood, grass etc. Followed by annually updating, We can use this data to evaluate agricultual situation every year and provide accurate data to decision-makers to address problems about food security, proverty and other concerned issues.