Data set of δ18O stable Isotopes in Precipitation from Tibetan Network for Isotopes(1991–2008)

Data set of δ18O stable Isotopes in Precipitation from Tibetan Network for Isotopes(1991–2008)

The stable oxygen isotope ratio (δ 18O) in precipitation is a comprehensive tracer of global atmospheric processes. Since the 1990s, efforts have been made to study the isotopic composition of precipitation at more than 20 stations located on the TP of the Tibetan Plateau, which are located at the air mass intersection between westerlies and monsoons.

In this paper, we establish a database of monthly precipitation δ 18O over the Tibetan Plateau and use different models to evaluate the climate control of precipitation δ 18O over TP. The spatiotemporal pattern of precipitation δ 18O and its relationship with temperature and precipitation reveal three different domains, which are respectively related to westerly wind (North TP), Indian monsoon (South TP) and their transition.

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Gao, J. (2020). Data set of δ18O stable Isotopes in Precipitation from Tibetan Network for Isotopes(1991–2008). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Geogra.tpdc.270940. CSTR: 18406.11.Geogra.tpdc.270940. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1. Tandong Yao, Valerie Masson‐Delmotte, Jing Gao, Wusheng Yu, Xiaoxin Yang, Camille Risi, Christophe Sturm, Martin Werner, Huabiao Zhao, You He, Wei Ren, Lide Tian, Chunming Shi, Shugui Hou. (2013). A review of climatic controls on δ18O in precipitation over the Tibetan Plateau: Observations and simulations, Rev. Geophys., 51, 525– 548, doi:10.1002/rog.20023.( View Details | Download | Bibtex)

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the “Strategic Priority Research Program (B)” of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (No:XDB03000000)

the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No:41190081, 41101061, 40830638, 40971049, 41371089)

the External Cooperation Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (No:GJHZ0960)

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Geographic coverage
East: 75.27 West: 97.37
South: 27.98 North: 37.77
  • Temporal resolution: Monthly
  • Spatial resolution: -
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  • Access: Open Access
  • Temporal coverage: 1991-10-07 To 2009-08-20
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19
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