Collaborating to control Macao's pollution
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Under the collaborative project, funded by the Macao SAR, a remote-sensing air-pollution monitoring system will be developed for
The signing ceremony was officiated by CityU President Professor H K Chang and the Director of the Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau, Dr Fong Soi Kun. In view of the historical and geographical relationship between Hong Kong and Macao, Professor Chang highlighted the goal of the collaboration --not only to enhance academic exchange on atmospheric science in the two regions, but also to contribute to the sustainable development in the Pearl River Delta region. While commending CityU’s excellent research foundation and internationally recognized research results, Dr Fong hoped that the collaboration would lead to new frontiers in atmospheric science.
CityU has strong research expertise in atmospheric science, especially with regard to typhoons, monsoons, atmospheric remote sensing and environmental modeling. The University is the only local tertiary institution equipped with a Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) system -- the first system in