MODIS inversion of Lake transparency over 50 km2 in the Tibetan Plateau (2000-2019)

MODIS inversion of Lake transparency over 50 km2 in the Tibetan Plateau (2000-2019)

1) data content (including elements and significance): transparency data of 152 lakes greater than 50 km2 in the Qinghai Tibet Plateau in 2000-2019 (Saybolt disk value)

2) Data source and processing method: the data inversion is based on the high-precision transparency inversion model and modis-modocga product data. The remote sensing data is converted into the remote sensing reflectivity R ﹐ RS inversion transparency value, and the annual mean value is calculated. The average value of 3 × 3 pixels in the geometric center of the lake represents the lake. For the case where the geometric center is located outside the lake, the open water area of the lake is taken for calculation.

3) Data quality description: annual average value of lakes.

4) Results and prospects of data application: climate change may change Lake transparency, while the change of Lake transparency will play a feedback role in regional climate change. In this study, the inversion of Lake transparency in the Qinghai Tibet Plateau provides basic data for the energy exchange of the lake air interface.

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In the form of table, you can use Excel to open view and analysis
The first row of Lake number, the second row of longitude, the third row of latitude, followed by the annual transparency value, in M

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Zhu, L., Peng, P. (2020). MODIS inversion of Lake transparency over 50 km2 in the Tibetan Plateau (2000-2019). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Hydro.tpdc.270398. CSTR: 18406.11.Hydro.tpdc.270398. (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: 100.20 West: 87.60
South: 33.30 North: 38.90
  • Temporal resolution: Yearly
  • Spatial resolution: -
  • File size: 0.2 MB
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  • Temporal coverage: 2000-01-06 To 2020-01-05
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19

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