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News

06/07/2018: Call for papers, Dragon 4 2018 mid term Symposium proceedings - ** deadline for papers submission extented to 15 October 2018 **
22/06/2018: The Xi'an Symposium poster winners
22/06/2018: Utilisation of high resolution EO imagery, mid-term of Dragon 4
19/06/2018: Next ocean training course 12 to 17 November 2018, Shenzhen, China
01/06/2018: Dragon 4 e-brochure published (for links see under Key Events)

Dragon is a cooperation between ESA and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the P.R. China. Starting in 2004, there have been 4 phases, each lasting 4 years. The latest and newest phase Dragon 4, commenced in July 2016 at the Wuhan Dragon 4 Kick-off Symposium and will be completed in 2020. The 4 cooperation phases are:

  1. Dragon 1 (2004 to 2008)
  2. Dragon 2 (2008 to 2012)
  3. Dragon 3 (2012 to 2016)
  4. Dragon 4 (2016 to 2020) 

Dragon 4 focuses on the scientific exploitation of ESA, ESA Third Party Missions, Copernicus Sentinels and Chinese EO data for geo-science and applications development. There are 8 topics including CAL / VAL that are addressing information provision for key societal issues facing Europe and China today. The new phase in the cooperation brings together 28 joint Sino-European teams to investigate these topics:


KEY EVENTS

2018 OCEAN Training, Shenzhen China




2018 Dragon e-brochure Dynamic web version




2018 Dragon e-brochure Download pdf




2018 Mid-term Results Symposium, Xi'an China 19 to 22 June 2018