List and distribution database of Alpine Periglacial plants (2018)

The checklist and distribution database of alpine subnival plants mainly includes the collection information and identification information of alpine subnival plants. Between them, the collection information document includes species name, genus name, family name, habitat, altitude, longitude and latitude, collector and collection time; while the identification information document includes species name, genus name, family name, determinavit and identification time. The collected information in the database comes from the first-hand data in the field, while the identification information comes from the identification results of famous botany experts in the world. The quality of data in database is high. It can not only be used in the study of flora and regionalization, but also lay a solid foundation for the study of plant diversity, ecosystem and global climate change response.

Data file naming and use method

File name: the plant checklist and distribution data are stored in Excel format. The file name is "cj/jdyyyy. xlsm", in which cj represents collection, jd represents identification, and yyyy represents year. For example, cj2018.xlsm represents this file to describe the collection information of alpine subnival plants in 2018.

Data read mode: all files in the dataset can be opened directly with Excel2007 or later.

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SUN Hang. List and distribution database of Alpine Periglacial plants (2018). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2019. doi: 10.11888/Ecolo.tpdc.270240. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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Pan-Third Pole Environment Study for a Green Silk Road-A CAS Strategic Priority A Program (No:XDA20000000)

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Geographic coverage
East: 103.76 West: 79.35
South: 25.67 North: 32.76
  • Temporal resolution: Yearly
  • File size: 0.63 MB
  • Browse count: 706 Times
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  • Share mode: offline
  • Temporal coverage: 2018-07-08 To 2018-09-05
  • Updated time: 2019-10-16
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Distributor: National Tibetan Plateau Data Center


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