Meteorological Datasets of Xidatan station (XDT) on the Tibetan Plateau in 2014-2018

Meteorological Datasets of Xidatan station (XDT) on the Tibetan Plateau in 2014-2018

This dataset is Meteorologic Elements Dataset of XDT on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau 2014-2018. Meteorologic elements including: 2m air temperature(℃), 2m air humidity(%), precipitation(mm), 2m wind speed(m/s), global radiation(w/㎡). The data are from the XiDaTan monitoring site(site code: XDTMS) of Cryosphere Research Station on Qinghai-Tibat Plateau, Chinese Academy of Sciences(CRS-CAS). These daily data was calculated from the original monitoring data(monitoring frequency is 30min). The missing part of the daily data was marked by NAN, which were manually collated and verified. The missing period was from 2017-7-7 to 2017-10-3.

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In .excel format, can be opened and analysed in Microsoft EXCEL software.

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Zhao, L. (2018). Meteorological Datasets of Xidatan station (XDT) on the Tibetan Plateau in 2014-2018. National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, DOI: 10.11888/Meteoro.tpdc.270084. CSTR: 18406.11.Meteoro.tpdc.270084. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1. Zhao, L., Wu, T.H., Xie, C.W., Li, R., Wu, X.D., Yao, J.M., Yue, G.Y., Xiao, Y., (2017). Support Geoscience Research, Environmental Management, and Engineering Construction with Investigation and Monitoring on Permafrost in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China. CAS Field Station, 32(10), 1159-1168.( View Details | 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: 94.13 West: 94.13
South: 35.72 North: 35.72
  • Temporal resolution: Daily
  • File size: 0.085 MB
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  • Access: Protection period
  • Temporal coverage: 2014-01-05 To 2018-11-23
  • Updated time: 2022-04-18

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