September 27, 2012

An Introduction to the China Data Center: Information, Technology, Research and Service

ICPSR Brown Bag Seminar

An Introduction to the China Data Center:
Information, Technology, Research and Service

Shuming Bao
Director, China Data Center

12:00PM-1:00PM, Wednesday, October 3, 2012
G150A&B ISR Perry Building, 330 Packard Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1248
Open to the public.

The China Data Center at the University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, Inter-consortium for Political and Social Research is designed to serve as an international center for advancing the study and understanding of China. The Center has been one of the primary providers of data resources for China studies. This presentation will give an introduction to the China Data Center and demonstrate China data products, data service, and recent research development of the Center. This includes China statistical data, census data, spatial data, and the online data services. Some new web-based services will be introduced for advanced spatial data analysis and mapping with demographic, business and environment data of China. Future directions will be discussed.

Please contact melp[at]umich[dot]edu for more information.

Posted by zzhu at 11:12 PM

November 23, 2009

Update on services provided by the China Data Center

The China Data Center at the University of Michigan is pleased to announce that new functions of dynamic maps, tables, and charts for province, city and county statistics have been added to the China Data Online service at http://chinadataonline.org (under Statistics on Map II). With those new functions, you can select data variables, visualize the spatial distribution of the data on maps, and run an animation of the changes in spatial patterns and time.

Please visit http://chinadataonline.org/ for more details. Please contact chinadata@umich.edu or 734-647-9610 if there is any question or suggestion.

Posted by zzhu at 05:34 PM

October 20, 2009

Update from the China Data Center

The China Data Center is pleased to report the following updates on its China Data Online services:

1. The yearbook database has been updated with about 300 additional statistical yearbooks, including China 2009 Statistical Yearbook and some other national, provincial and city statistical yearbooks
2. There is a new dynamic map service (Statistics on Map II) for statistical data, which offers dynamic maps, report, charts and living animation.
3. The China Spatial Data Reports and Maps (DemographicsNowChina), which offer spatial intelligence for demographic and business Census data retrieval and analysis. Your users should be able to get full access to all the data of Jiangxi province if your library has not subscribed to it yet.

Please visit http://chinadataonline.org for these updates. And feel free to e-mail chinadata@umich.edu if there is any question.

Posted by zzhu at 12:15 PM

October 13, 2009

China Learning Seminar: Spatial Intelligence for China and Global Studies

The PowerPoint presentation is now available here.

China Learning Seminar:
Spatial Intelligence for China and Global Studies
by
Shuming Bao
China Data Center
University of Michigan

12:00PM-1:00PM, Thursday, October 22, 2009
1644 School of Social Work Building, 1080 S University Ave

Abstract: The government statistics, Census data, and GIS data provide comprehensive demographic, economic and business information for China studies. This seminar will present some spatial intelligence technologies for spatial data integration, data selection, and data analysis. It will demonstrate how space-time data of different formats and sources can be integrated, visualized, and reported in a web based system. Some applications in disaster assessment, environment, health, regional development, cultural and religious studies, and household surveys will be discussed for China and global studies.

Food and drinks will be provided. The seminar is open to public. Please register at
http://chinadatacenter.org/registration/index.htm.

For details, visit http://chinadatacenter.org/newcdc/events/CDC_seminar_2009_10_22.htm.
Please contact chinadata@umich.edu or 734-647-9610 if there are any questions.

Posted by zzhu at 11:09 AM