Dataset of vegetation regulation mechanism of soil water cycle in arid desert area (2002-2005)

The vegetation regulation mechanism project of soil water cycle in arid desert areas belongs to the national natural science foundation "environment and ecological science in western China" major research plan, led by li xinrong, a researcher of the institute of environment and engineering in dry and cold areas, Chinese academy of sciences, with the running time of 2003.1-2005.12.

Remittance data of the project:

1. Dataset of observation field of shapotou railway vegetation sand fixation protection system (excel)

Plant and soil information in the vegetation-sand fixation zone established in 1956, 1964, 1981 and 1987.Since the establishment of the observation field, long-term soil moisture and vegetation surveys have been conducted. This database records the soil moisture data after the neutron tube installation in August 2002, the vegetation data from 2003 to 2005 (vegetation structure, herb structure, shrub structure, etc.), and the soil physical and chemical properties data (particle size, total N,P2O5,K2O, hydrolyzed N) of the irregular surveys.

2. Physiological data set of desert plant stress (excel)

From 2003 to 2005, the physiological and biochemical characteristics of typical plant communities and their dominant species in steppe desert under natural and simulated environmental conditions were analyzed.(including photosynthetic transpiration, fluorescence, biochemistry and other indicators)

3. Soil infiltration and evapotranspiration data set (excel)

Precipitation infiltration process, soil water dynamics and evapotranspiration of fixed sand dunes monitored by desert artificial vegetation using TDR and Lysimeters from 2002 to 2005.

4. Data set of comprehensive survey on soil and vegetation in the southeastern margin of tengger desert (excel)

In 2003-2004, silver (sichuan), yan (latour) highway, silver (sichuan) (state) highway through the tengger desert area, set up along the road of eight samples, 449 samples of soil conductivity, Ph, organic matter, total nitrogen (content) and vegetation (plants, coverage, average height, biomass, strains, coverage, high average, biomass).

Data file naming and use method

File name: the data are stored in folders of survey and observation types, including: physiological data set of desert plant stress, data set of observation field of shapotou railway vegetation sand fixation and protection system, data set of soil infiltration and evapotranspiration, data set of comprehensive survey of soil and vegetation in the southeastern edge of tengger desert.
Data reading: data is stored in the form XLS and can be opened by Office, Wps and other Office software.

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LI Xinrong. Dataset of vegetation regulation mechanism of soil water cycle in arid desert area (2002-2005). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2014. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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References literature

1.Li XR, Xiao HL, He MZ, Zhang JG. 2006. Sand barrier of straw checkerboard for habitat restoration in extremely arid desert regions. Ecological Engineering, in press (View Details )

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Geographic coverage
Spatial coverage

East: 107.70

South: 35.20

West: 104.41

North: 39.48

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  • Temporal coverage: 2002-01-01 To 2005-12-31
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