Observation of water and heat flux in alpine meadow ecosystem-eddy covariance system of Yakou station (2015-2017)

Observation of water and heat flux in alpine meadow ecosystem-eddy covariance system of Yakou station (2015-2017)


This data set contains the data of eddy correlation instrument observation in the upstream pass station of heihe hydrological and meteorological observation network on January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2017.The site is located in qilian county, qinghai province.The longitude and latitude of the observation point are 100.2421, 38.0142N and 4148 m above sea level.The height of the vortex correlation instrument is 3.2m, the sampling frequency is 10Hz, the ultrasonic orientation is due north, and the distance between the ultrasonic wind speed and temperature instrument (CSAT3) and the CO2/H2O analyzer (Li7500A) is 15cm.

The original observation data of the vortex correlator is 10Hz, and the published data are the 30-minute data processed by Eddypro. The main steps of the processing include: elimination of outliers, correction of delay time, coordinate rotation (quadratic coordinate rotation), frequency response correction, ultrasonic virtual temperature correction and density (WPL) correction, etc.Quality assessment for each intercompared to at the same time, mainly is the atmospheric stability (Δ st) and turbulent characteristics of similarity (ITC) test.The 30min flux value output by Eddypro software was also screened :(1) to eliminate the data in case of instrument error;(2) data of 1h before and after precipitation were removed;(3) data with a miss rate of more than 10% per 30min in 10Hz original data were excluded;(4) observation data of weak turbulence at night (u* less than 0.1m/s) were excluded.The average period of observation data was 30 minutes, with 48 data in a day, and the missing data was marked as -6999.Suspect data caused by instrument drift and other reasons are marked in red font.The eddy current correlator will be short of power at night in winter, which leads to the loss of data.When 10Hz data is missing due to the storage card data problem (1.12-3.14,10.7-12.31), the data is replaced by the 30min flux data output by the collector.

The published observations include:Date/Time for the Date/Time, wind Wdir (°), Wnd horizontal wind speed (m/s), standard deviation Std_Uy lateral wind speed (m/s), ultrasonic virtual temperature Tv (℃), the water vapor density H2O (g/m3), carbon dioxide concentration CO2 (mg/m3), friction velocity Ustar) (m/s), Mr. Hoff length L (m), sensible heat flux Hs (W/m2), latent heat flux LE (W/m2), carbon dioxide flux Fc (mg/(m2s)), the quality of the sensible heat flux identifier QA_Hs, the quality of the latent heat flux identifier QA_LE,Mass identification of co2 flux.The quality of the sensible heat and latent heat, carbon dioxide flux identification is divided into three (quality id 0: (Δ st < 30, the ITC < 30);1: (Δ st < 100, ITC < 100);The rest is 2).The meaning of data time, for example, 0:30 represents the average of 0:00-0:30;The data is stored in *.xls format.

For information of hydrometeorological network or site, please refer to Li et al. (2013), and for data processing, please refer to Liu et al. (2011).


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eddy_covariance_system_Yakou2016
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Che, T., Liu, S., Li, X., Xu, Z., Zhang, Y., Tan, J. (2019). Observation of water and heat flux in alpine meadow ecosystem-eddy covariance system of Yakou station (2015-2017). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Meteoro.tpdc.270399. CSTR: 18406.11.Meteoro.tpdc.270399. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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