Network of soil temperature and moisture on the Pali (2015-2021)

The soil temperature and moisture observation network is located south of Tibetan Plateau, with an average elevation of 4,486 meters, providing soil moisture, soil temperature and freeze-thaw measured datasets. Data content (data file, table name, and observation indicators included) : (1) Number of sites: 25 observation sites (2) observation variables: (soil moisture and soil temperature) (3) Observation depths: (0-5, 10, 20 and 40 cm) (4) Geographic coverage: 27.7°-28.1°N; 89.1°-89.4°E (5) Spatial resolution: passive microwave satellite pixel (0.3°) (6) Temporal resolution: 30 min resolution (7) Soil moisture measurement accuracy and resolution: ± 2% VWC and 0.1% VWC. Data content field description: (1) Variable 1-6: Date (Integer: yyyy-mm-dd-hh-mm-ss; UTC+8) (2) Variable 7-34: Observational data values at each site (real, missing value: -99.00) (3) Soil moisture(SM): %vol(m³/m³) (4) Soil temperature(ST): ℃ Data correction and quality control: The 30 min resolution temperature data are the direct sampling data after quality control, and the soil moisture volume content is the correction value based on the soil moisture measurement by the drying method.

0 2022-08-07

Qilian Mountains integrated observatory network: Dataset of Qinghai Lake integrated observatory network (an observation system of Meteorological elements gradient of Alpine meadow and grassland ecosystem Superstation, 2021)

This dataset includes data recorded by the Qinghai Lake integrated observatory network obtained from an observation system of Meteorological elements gradient of the Alpine meadow and grassland ecosystem Superstation from January 1 to October 9 in 2021. The site (98°35′41.62″E, 37°42′11.47″N) was located in the alpine meadow and alpine grassland ecosystem, near the SuGe Road in Tianjun County, Qinghai Province. The elevation is 3718m. The installation heights and orientations of different sensors and measured quantities were as follows: air temperature and humidity profile (HMP155; 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, and 40 m, towards north), wind speed and direction profile (windsonic; 3, 5, 10, 15, 20, 30, and 40 m, towards north), air pressure (PTB110; 3 m), rain gauge (TE525M; 10m of the platform in west by north of tower), four-component radiometer (CNR4; 6m, towards south), two infrared temperature sensors (SI-111; 6 m, towards south, vertically downward), photosynthetically active radiation (PQS1; 6 m, towards south, each with one vertically downward and one vertically upward, soil heat flux (HFP01; 3 duplicates below the vegetation; -0.06 m), soil temperature profile (109; -0.05、-0.10、-0.20、-0.40、-0.80、-1.20、-2.00、-3.00 and -4.00m), soil moisture profile (CS616; -0.05、-0.10、-0.20、-0.40、-0.80、-1.20、-2.00、-3.00 and -4.00m). The observations included the following: air temperature and humidity (Ta_3 m, Ta_5 m, Ta_10 m, Ta_15 m, Ta_20 m, Ta_30 m, and Ta_40 m; RH_3 m, RH_5 m, RH_10 m, RH_15 m, RH_20 m, RH_30 m, and RH_40 m) (℃ and %, respectively), wind speed (Ws_3 m, Ws_5 m, Ws_10 m, Ws_15 m, Ws_20 m, Ws_30 m, and Ws_40 m) (m/s), wind direction (WD_3 m, WD_5 m, WD_10 m, WD_15 m, WD_20 m, WD_30m, and WD_40 m) (°), precipitation (rain) (mm), air pressure (press) (hpa), infrared temperature (IRT_1 and IRT_2) (℃), photosynthetically active radiation of upward and downward (PAR_D_up and PAR_D_down) (μmol/ (s m-2)), four-component radiation (DR, incoming shortwave radiation; UR, outgoing shortwave radiation; DLR_Cor, incoming longwave radiation; ULR_Cor, outgoing longwave radiation; Rn, net radiation) (W/m^2), soil heat flux (Gs_1, Gs_2, and Gs_3) (W/m^2), soil temperature (Ts_5cm、Ts_10cm、Ts_20cm、Ts_40cm、Ts_80cm、Ts_120cm、Ts_200cm、Ts_300cm、Ts_400cm) (℃), soil moisture (Ms_5cm、Ms_10cm、Ms_20cm、Ms_40cm、Ms_80cm、Ms_120cm、Ms_200cm、Ms_300cm、Ms_400cm) (%, volumetric water content). The data processing and quality control steps were as follows: (1) The AWS data were averaged over intervals of 10 min for a total of 144 records per day. The missing data were denoted by -6999. (2) Data in duplicate records were rejected. (3) Unphysical data were rejected. (4) The data marked in red are problematic data. (5) The format of the date and time was unified, and the date and time were collected in the same column, for example, date and time: 2018/8/31 10:30. Moreover, suspicious data were marked in red.

0 2022-06-29

Qilian Mountains integrated observatory network: Dataset of Qinghai Lake integrated observatory network (an observation system of Meteorological elements gradient of Subalpine shrub, 2021)

This dataset includes data recorded by the Qinghai Lake integrated observatory network obtained from an observation system of Meteorological elements gradient of the Subalpine shrub from January 1 to October 13, 2021. The site (100°6'3.62"E, 37°31'15.67") was located in the subalpine shrub ecosystem, near the Gangcha County, Qinghai Province. The elevation is 3495m. The installation heights and orientations of different sensors and measured quantities were as follows: air temperature and humidity profile (HMP155; 3, 5 and 10 m, towards north), wind speed and direction profile (windsonic; 3, 5 and 10 m, towards north), air pressure (PTB110; 3 m), rain gauge (TE525M; 2 m of the platform in west by north of tower), four-component radiometer (CNR4; 6m, towards south), two infrared temperature sensors (SI-111; 6 m, towards south, vertically downward), photosynthetically active radiation (PQS1; 6 m, towards south, each with one vertically downward and one vertically upward, soil heat flux (HFP01; 3 duplicates below the vegetation; -0.06 m), soil temperature profile (109; -0.05、-0.10、-0.20、-0.40、-0.80、-1.20、-2.00、-3.00 and -4.00m), soil moisture profile (CS616; -0.05、-0.10、-0.20、-0.40、-0.80、-1.20、-2.00、-3.00 and -4.00m). The observations included the following: air temperature and humidity (Ta_3 m, Ta_5 m, and Ta_10 m; RH_3 m, RH_5 m, and RH_10 m) (℃ and %, respectively), wind speed (Ws_3 m, Ws_5 m, and Ws_10 m) (m/s), wind direction (WD_3 m, WD_5 m and WD_10 m) (°), precipitation (rain) (mm), air pressure (press) (hpa), infrared temperature (IRT_1 and IRT_2) (℃), photosynthetically active radiation of upward and downward (PAR_D_up and PAR_D_down) (μmol/ (s m-2)), four-component radiation (DR, incoming shortwave radiation; UR, outgoing shortwave radiation; DLR_Cor, incoming longwave radiation; ULR_Cor, outgoing longwave radiation; Rn, net radiation) (W/m^2), soil heat flux (Gs_1, Gs_2, and Gs_3) (W/m^2), soil temperature (Ts_5cm、Ts_10cm、Ts_20cm、Ts_40cm、Ts_80cm、Ts_120cm、Ts_200cm、Ts_300cm、Ts_500cm) (℃), soil moisture (Ms_5cm、Ms_10cm、Ms_20cm、Ms_40cm、Ms_80cm、Ms_120cm、Ms_200cm、Ms_300cm、Ms_500cm) (%, volumetric water content). The data processing and quality control steps were as follows: (1) The AWS data were averaged over intervals of 10 min for a total of 144 records per day. The missing data were denoted by -6999. (2) Data in duplicate records were rejected. (3) Unphysical data were rejected. (4) The data marked in red are problematic data. (5) The format of the date and time was unified, and the date and time were collected in the same column, for example, date and time: 2018/8/31 10:30. Moreover, suspicious data were marked in red.

0 2022-06-29

Seasonally frozen ground soil temperature and moisture data set of alpine meadow site in Qinghai Lake Basin(2018-2021)

This dataset is a high-frequency observation data of soil temperature and humidity in the active layer of seasonal frozen soil observed in the alpine meadow of Qianhuli Small watershed of Qinghai Lake, with a time resolution of half an hour. The data set can provide data support for the rate-dependent soil hydrothermal model and dynamic characterization of soil active layer.

0 2022-05-26

Vegetation environmental research data set in key areas of Qilian-Altun Mountain area of Qinghai Tibet Plateau (2021)

This data set includes 4 data files, which are: (1) Land use survey data set_ Qilian - Altun Mountain (2021), including 31 survey points at the Qilian - Altun Mountain land use survey data, including survey time, location, latitude and longitude, altitude, slope aspect, main vegetation types and dominant species. (2) chlorophyll content of dominant species data_ Qilian - Altun Mountain (2021), including the chlorophyll content of dominant species in 31 investigation points of Qilian- Altun area. Five leaves are selected for each plant to measure the chlorophyll content in the upper, middle and lower parts of the leaves; (3) Leaf area index survey data _ Qilian - Altun Mountain (2021), including the survey data and calculated average value of leaf area index of main vegetation types at 31 survey points in Qilian-Altun area, the data was measured by SunScan canopy analyzer; (4) Survey data of soil temperature and humidity _ Qilian - Altun Mountain (2021), including longitude and latitude, altitude, soil surface temperature and soil humidity at 30cm of 31 survey points in Qilian-Altun area, the data are recorded as three repeated measurements at each survey point. This data set can be used to analyze and study the law of vegetation environmental change on the Qinghai Tibet Plateau.

0 2022-01-20