Radiant atmosphere: Hong Kong Observatory Assistant Director Tsui Kit-chi (third right) and Mainland Environmental Radiation Monitoring Technical Centre Deputy Director Zhao Shunping (fourth right) sign the agreement.
Hong Kong Observatory signed a co-operation agreement with the Mainland Environmental Radiation Monitoring Technical Centre in Hangzhou today.
The move is to promote exchange and co-operation on environmental radiation monitoring technology.
It is the first technical co-operation agreement between the observatory and an environmental radiation monitoring service on the Mainland.
Both services share the objective of using technology to protect public safety.
The two sides will collaborate closely in exchange of information and technology, inter-comparison of instruments, training and research activities, to enhance their technical and service levels.