China Earthquake Administration (CEA) held the launching ceremony for the "Earthquake Data Sharing Website" and a panel discussion of earthquake data subscribers on 28 September. CHENG Jinpei, Vice Minister of Science and Technology, attended the launching ceremony. Also present were officials from relevant departments and entities such as the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Surveying and Mapping Bureau of the General Staff Headquarters of the PLA as well as some experts.
Vice Minister CHENG delivered a speech at the launching ceremony, affirming efforts in earthquake data sharing. As an important component of the national scientific data sharing, the project of earthquake data sharing was kicked off at the end of 2002 among the first batch of pilot projects. Through the efforts of more than three years, it has made significant progress in terms of supporting systems, data resources and information sharing platform.
Vice Minister CHENG and CEA Administrator CHEN Jianmin jointly pressed the button to launch the website.