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E-mail:data@itpcas.ac.cn

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How to Cite Data

A formal citation must be used in the reference section of your publication if you use data from the National Tibetan Plateau Data Center. The appropriate citations can be found on the landing page and in the documentation for each dataset and can be copied and pasted into your documents. Please list two kinds of references in the reference section: 1) articles suggested and provided by the data authors that are related to the research background, processing, methods and quality evaluation of data; and 2) the data citation. Please include the “National Tibetan Plateau Data Center” in the acknowledgements.

How to cite:

We use the following dataset as an example to illustrate the citation format: “Monthly surface water extent dataset for Tibetan Plateau and central Asia (2000-2015).”

Data citation format in a publication:

Author's Name. Title of Dataset. National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, Year of Publication. DOI.

Examples of citations:

Articles suggested and provided by the data authors should be cited:

Feng, M., Sexton, J. O., Channan, S., & Townshend, J. R. (2015). A global, high-resolution (30-m) inland water body dataset for 2000: first results of a topographic–spectral classification algorithm. International Journal of Digital Earth, 9(2), 113–133. https://doi.org/10.1080/17538947.2015.1026420.

The data citation should also be cited:

FENG Min, CHE Xianghong. Monthly surface water extent dataset for Tibetan Plateau and central Asia (2000-2015). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2019. doi: 10.11888/Hydro.tpdc.270301.

In the acknowledgements:

“This dataset is provided by the National Tibetan Plateau Data Center (https://data.tpdc.ac.cn/).”