The Yellow River Delta is one of the three major Chinese river deltas. The Yellow River Delta faces numerous challenges in the context of global change. Impacts of industrial exploitation, urbanization, agricultural transformation, as well as climate change can all be felt and observed in the delta. On the one hand the delta hosts China’s second largest oil field, and the growing delta city of Dongying, surrounded by intensive aqua- and agriculture. One the other hand, large protected wetlands are breeding and resting place for migrating birds, which attract thousands of tourists annually.
DLR held 4th Information System User Training in Dongying, November 2015
DLR conducted the fourth user training course at the Yellow River Delta Sustainable Development Institute of Shandong Province from 23rd to 26th of November. In the data preparation part, the participants focused on the change detection analysis. They learned how to use QGIs and python to evaluate changes in the existing land cover product.
DELIGHT Stakeholder Meeting in Dongying, November 24, 2015
The DELIGHT stakeholder from the Institute for Sustainable Development of the Yellow River Delta of Shandong Province in Dongying was updated on current project status and project work in Germany and China in an official meeting on November 24, 2015 in Dongying. Therefore, the DELIGHT project leader from Chinese side together with 2 German colleagues met with the Director from the Institute.
DLR held 3rd DELIGHT System User Training in Dongying, June 2015
From 8th to 10th June, 2015 DLR successfully held the 3rd user training at Sustainable Development Research Institute of the Yellow River Delta in Dongying City/Shandong Province. 10 course participants were registered in this training. Besides the host institute, there were also 4 other institutes participating in - including IGSNRR, National Yellow River Delta Nature Reserve Bureau, Land and Resource Bureau, and Bureau of Transportation in Dongying City.
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