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How to Cite Data

Citing scientific data of “National Tibetan Plateau Data Center”

A formal citation must be presented in the work if you download and use the data from this website. A citation acknowledges the data contributors, and allows to track the use and impact of the data. Please also acknowledge “National Tibetan Plateau Data Center” in the acknowledgement.

How to cite

(1) Cite in the references

If a journal supports the reference format, a formal citation must be used in the reference section of your publication.

The appropriate citations can be found on the landing page and in the documentation for each data set, which can be copied and pasted into the documents. There are three sources for the listed literatures: 1) articles suggested and provided by the data authors; 2) documents closely related to data, which are generally provided by data authors and may be related to the research background, preparation process, processing methods and quality evaluation of data; 3) articles published by the data users which are feedback to or collected by the data center.

The citation format in a publication:

Author's Name. Title of Data Set and Version Number. National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, Year of Publication. DOI.

Examples for citation:

MA Yaoming. Asian Monsoon Experiment on the Tibetan Plateau (GAME/Tibet) Data Set for Global Energy Water Cycle. National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2011. doi: 10.11888/Meteoro.tpdc.270119.

LIU Shaomin, XU Ziwei, LI Xin, CHE Tao, SHI Shengjin. HiWATER: Dataset of Hydrometeorological observation network (automatic weather station of Jingyangling station, 2014). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2016. doi: 10.3972/hiwater.255.2015.db.

(2) Text annotation

If a journal does not support the reference format, recommended is use of the text annotation format. A DOI annotation must be added next to the data names when introducing this data in the text. Please also acknowledge “National Tibetan Plateau Data Center” in the acknowledgement.

Examples for citation:

In the text:

“... Multi-source Integrated Chinese Land Cover Map(2000)(doi:10.1080/13658816.2011.577745) ...”

In the acknowledgement:

“This data set is provided by National Tibetan Plateau Data Center at Beijing, China (”