China

Satellite EO for Flood and Drought Forecasting in China

This project aims to exploit innovative satellite earth observation data products for operational flood and drought forecasting in China. The EU Copernicus programme and related satellite missions (NASA GRACE, GRACE-FO) provide spatially and tempora ...

Clean Shipping on Green Fuel

This pilot project will be a big move towards the use of Dimethyl ether (DME) as a competitive and clean fuel alternative for the marine sector. Upcoming regulation of SOx, NOx, CO2 and the focus on soot emissions from the marine fleet is a challenge ...

Managed Aquifer Recharge in the North China Plain

The long term objective of the project is to prepare experts and water managers in China with the best possible knowledge base in order to make informed decisions on large scale MAR implementation in the North China Plain (NCP) as a tool for allevia ... First-year report: WP1: Most work in WP1 on regional scale modelling has focused on the use of satellite remote sensing techniques to estimate the actual evapotranspiration in the NCP. This has resulted in a unique gridded dataset on monthly ...

Outsourcing for development

Traditionally the debate on outsourcing has focused on outsourcing to low cost locations seen from the perspective of OECD countries. Rarely has the mirror question been asked: What are the development effects of growing outsourcing to developing co ...