Pan-third-polar environmental change and green silk road construction

Brief Introduction: Pan-third-polar environmental change and green silk road construction

Number of Datasets: 661

  • The data of the index of land for construction in the countries along the Belt and Road in 2010 and 2015

    The data of the index of land for construction in the countries along the Belt and Road in 2010 and 2015

    The data are construction land index of countries along the "the Belt and Road" in 2010 and 2015, also known as the construction land rate. It refers to the proportion of land used for construction in the total land area, including land for urban and rural housing and public facilities, land for industrial and mining purposes, land for energy, transportation, water conservancy, communications and other infrastructure, land for tourism and land for military purposes. The data come from the international statistics website. The area of construction land and relevant land that it had provided, divide the result of total land area of the country to get. It reflects the degree of development of a country's land area and the intensity of infrastructure development. At the same time, its value is also closely related to the national and regional economic development level, population density, urban residential density, traffic network density and so on. In the coordinated development of "the Belt and Road", they can provide important reference for the planning and implementation of national policies and programs, so as to accelerate the economic development of all countries.

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  • Population data of countries along "the Blet and Road" (1960-2017)

    Population data of countries along "the Blet and Road" (1960-2017)

    The data set is the population data of countries along the "One Belt And One Road" from 1960 to 2017. Population is a social entity with complex contents and a variety of social relations. It has gender, age and natural composition, as well as a variety of social composition and social relations, as well as economic composition and economic relations. The birth, death and marriage of population are in family relations, ethnic relations, economic relations, political relations and social relations. All social activities, social relations, social phenomena and social problems are related to the process of population development. In the coordinated development of "One Belt And One Road" China and other countries, it can provide important references for the planning and implementation of national policies and programs, thus accelerating the economic development of all countries.

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  • Surface DEM for typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau (Version 1.0) (2003)

    Surface DEM for typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau (Version 1.0) (2003)

    The DEMs of the typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau were provided by the bistatic InSAR method. The data were collected on November 21, 2013. It covered Puruogangri and west Qilian Mountains with a spatial resolution of 10 meters, and an elevation accuracy of 0.8 m which met the requirements of national 1:10 000 topographic mapping. Considering the characteristics of the bistatic InSAR in terms of imaging geometry and phase unwrapping, based on the TanDEM-X bistatic InSAR data, and adopting the improved SAR interference processing method, the surface DEMs of the two typical glaciers above were generated with high resolution and precision. The data set was in GeoTIFF format, and each typical glacial DEM was stored in a folder. For details of the data, please refer to the Surface DEMs for typical glaciers on the Tibetan Plateau - Data Description.

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  • China meteorological forcing dataset (1979-2018)

    China meteorological forcing dataset (1979-2018)

    The China Meteorological Forcing Dataset (CMFD) is a high spatial-temporal resolution gridded near-surface meteorological dataset that was developed specifically for studies of land surface processes in China. The dataset was made through fusion of remote sensing products, reanalysis dataset and in-situ observation data at weather stations. Its record starts from January 1979 and keeps extending (currently up to December 2018) with a temporal resolution of three hours and a spatial resolution of 0.1°. Seven near-surface meteorological elements are provided in CMFD, including 2-meter air temperature, surface pressure, specific humidity, 10-meter wind speed, downward shortwave radiation, downward longwave radiation and precipitation rate.

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  • Data sets of Terra and aqua MODIS surface temperature and weather stations in China (2003-2017)

    Data sets of Terra and aqua MODIS surface temperature and weather stations in China (2003-2017)

    The data set records the Chinese name, English name and the affiliation between the districts and counties in Tibet. The data were derived from the Tibet Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and the Tibet Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbook. This data set contains two tables: Table 1: The table of administrative divisions in Tibet contains 5 fields. Field 1: Regions Interpretation: Chinese names of the regions Field 2: English names of the regions Interpretation: English names of the regions Field 3: Districts and counties Interpretation: Chinese names of the districts and counties Field 4: English names of the districts and counties Interpretation: English names of the districts and counties Field 5: Land area Unit: square kilometers Table 2: The table of division changes of each county contains 5 fields. Field 1: Districts and counties Field 2: Year Field 3: Area Unit: square kilometers Field 4: Number of townships Field 5: Number of Village Committees

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  • Paleomagnetic data from the lunpola basin

    Paleomagnetic data from the lunpola basin

    The Lunpola Basin in the central Tibetan Plateau is situated along the southern margin of the east-west stretched Banggong-Nujiang suture belt between the Qiangtang Terrane and the Lhasa Terrane. The thick and continuous Cenozoic sediments in the basin can provide great potential for understanding the tectonic uplift, paleoaltimetry, erosion and depositional history of the Tibetan Plateau and climate environmental evolution. However, the study of geologic and climatic changes has been hindered by poor age constraints on the Cenozoic sedimentary sequence in the Lunpola Basin, especially its upper part with typical lacustrine oil shale sediments due to the discontinuous or unexposed outcrop caused by erosion or weathering. In this study, we investigated a 658 m-thick Cenozoic continuous lacustrine sedimentary section, Lunpori, from the upper sequence of the central basin. We found two layers of tuffs in this section and then carried out detailed paleomagnetic measurements. Constrained by tie points of U-Pb zircon ages, the observed magnetic zones are well correlated with chrons C5Bn.2n to C6AAn of the Geomagnetic Polarity Time Scale, yielding ages of ~21.2 to 15 Ma for the section. Lithofacies, pollen and fossil records suggest a relative temperate, humid climate prevailing in the Lunpola Basin during the period of Dingqinghu Formation, indicating that the Indian monsoon occurred before ~26 Ma.Through paleomagnetic analysis and testing of fluvial and lacustrine facies strata in Lumpola Basin since Miocene, 22Ma-15Ma magnetic stratigraphic chronology has been obtained.

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  • Dataset of GF-2 satellite images (2017)

    Dataset of GF-2 satellite images (2017)

    Gf-2 satellite is the first civil optical remote sensing satellite independently developed by China with a spatial resolution better than 1 meter. It is equipped with two high-resolution 1-meter panchromatic and 4-meter multi-spectral cameras, and the spatial resolution of the sub-satellite can reach 0.8 meters. This data set is the remote sensing image data of 6 jing gaofen-2 satellite in 2017.The folder list is: GF2_PMS1_E100.5_N37.2_20171013_L1A0002678101 GF2_PMS1_E100.5_N37.4_20171013_L1A0002678097 GF2_PMS1_E100.6_N37.6_20171013_L1A0002678096 GF2_PMS2_E100.3_N37.4_20170810_L1A0002534662 File naming rules: satellite name _ sensor name _ center longitude _ center latitude _ imaging time _L****

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  • GF-1 NDVI dataset in Maduo County (2016)

    GF-1 NDVI dataset in Maduo County (2016)

    This is the vegetation index (NDVI) for Maduo County in July, August and September of 2016. It is obtained through calculation based on the multispectral data of GF-1. The spatial resolution is 16 m. The GF-1 data are processed by mosaicking, projection coordinating, data subsetting and other methods. The maximum synthesis is then conducted every month in July, August, and September.

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  • Time series dataset of the long-term dry-wet index in Western China (AD1500-BP2000)

    Time series dataset of the long-term dry-wet index in Western China (AD1500-BP2000)

    Original information on the long-term dry-wet index (1500-2000) in western China is obtained by integrating data on dry-wet/drought-flood conditions and precipitation amounts in the western region published over more than a decade. The integrated data sets include tree rings, ice cores, lake sediments, historical materials, etc., and there are more than 50 such data sets. In addition to widely collecting representative data sets on dry-wet changes in the western region, this study also clarifies the main characteristics of the dry-wet changes and climate zones in the western region, and the long-term dry-wet index sequence was generated by extracting representative data from different zones. The data-based dry-wet index sequence has a 10-year temporal resolution for five major characteristic climate zones in the western region over nearly four hundred years and a high resolution (annual resolution) for three regions over the past five hundred years. The five major characteristic climate zones in the western region with a 10-year dry-wet index resolution over the last four hundred years are the arid regions, plateau bodies, northern Xinjiang, Hetao region, and northeastern plateau, and the three regions with a annual resolution over the last five hundred years are the northeastern plateau, Hetao region, and northern Xinjiang. For a detailed description of the data, please refer to the data file named Introduction of Dry-Wet Index Sequence Data for West China.doc.

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  • Geocryological regionalization and classification map of the frozen soil in China (1:10,000,000) (2000)

    Geocryological regionalization and classification map of the frozen soil in China (1:10,000,000) (2000)

    These data are digitized for the Geocryological Regionalization and Classification Map of the Frozen Soil in China (1:10 million) (Guoqing Qiu et al., 2000; Youwu Zhou et al., 2000), adopting a geocryological regionalization and classification dual series system. The geocryological regionalization system and classification system are used on the same map to reflect the commonality and individuality of the formation and distribution of frozen soil at each level. The geocryological regionalization system consists of three regions of frozen soil: (1) the frozen soil region of eastern China; (2) the frozen soil region of northwestern China; and (3) the frozen soil region of southwestern China (Tibetan Plateau). Based on the three large regions, 16 regions and several subregions are further divided. In the division of the geocryological boundary in the frozen soil area, the boundary between major regions I and III mainly consults the results of Bingyuan Li (1987). The boundary between major regions II and III is the northern boundary of the Tibetan Plateau, which is the Kunlun Mountains-Altun Mountains-Northern Qilian Mountains and the piedmont line. The boundary between major regions I and II is in the area of Helan Mountain-Langshan Mountain. The boundary of the secondary region is divided by the geomorphological conditions in regions II and III. However, in region I, it is mainly divided by the ratio of the annual temperature range A to the annual mean temperature T, and the frozen depths of various regions are taken into consideration. The classification system is divided into 8 types based on the continuity of frozen soil, the time of existence of frozen soil and the seasonal frozen depth. The various classifications of boundaries are mainly taken from the "Map of Snow, Ice and Frozen Ground in China" (1:4 million) (Yafeng Shi et al., 1988) and consult some new materials, whereas the seasonal frozen soil boundary is mainly based on the weather station data. The definitions of each classification are as follows: (1) Large permafrost: the continuous coefficient is 90%-70%; (2) Large-island permafrost: the continuous coefficient is 70%-30%; (3) Sparse island-shaped permafrost: the continuous coefficient is <30%; (4) Permafrost in the mountains; (5) Medium-season seasonal frozen soil: the maximum seasonal frozen depth that can be reached is >1 m; (6) Shallow seasonal frozen soil: the maximum seasonal frozen depth that can be reached is <1 m; (7) Short-term frozen soil: less than one month of storage time; and (8) Nonfrozen soil. According to the data, China's permafrost areas sum to approximately 2.19 × 106 km², accounting for 22.83% of China's territory. Among those areas, the mountain permafrost is found over 0.42×106 km2, which is 4.39% of the territory of China. The seasonal frozen soil area is approximately 4.76×106 km², accounting for 49.6% of China's territory, and the instantaneous frozen soil area is approximately 1.86×106 km², i.e., 19.33% of China's territory. For more information, please see the references (Youwu Zhou et al., 2000).

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  • Inventory of glaciers in Pakistan (2003-2004)

    Inventory of glaciers in Pakistan (2003-2004)

    This dataset is the spatial distribution map of the marshes in the source area of the Yellow River near the Zaling Lake-Eling Lake, covering an area of about 21,000 square kilometers. The data set is classified by the Landsat 8 image through an expert decision tree and corrected by manual visual interpretation. The spatial resolution of the image is 30m, using the WGS 1984 UTM projected coordinate system, and the data format is grid format. The image is divided into five types of land, the land type 1 is “water body”, the land type 2 is “high-cover vegetation”, the land type 3 is “naked land”, and the land type 4 is “low-cover vegetation”, and the land type 5 is For "marsh", low-coverage vegetation and high-coverage vegetation are distinguished by vegetation coverage. The threshold is 0.1 to 0.4 for low-cover vegetation and 0.4 to 1 for high-cover vegetation.

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  • Oxygen isotope, dust, anion and accumulation data from the Guliya ice core (1992)

    Oxygen isotope, dust, anion and accumulation data from the Guliya ice core (1992)

    This data set contains the oxygen isotope, dust, anion and accumulation data obtained from the deep ice core drilled in 1992 in the Guliya ice cap, which is located in the west Kunlun Mountains on the Tibetan Plateau. The length of the ice core was 308.6 m. The ice core was cut into samples, 12628 of which were used to measure the oxygen isotope values, 12480 of which were used to measure the dust concentrations, and 9681 of which were used to measure the anion concentrations. Data Resource: National Centers for Environmental Information(http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/paleoclimatology-data/datasets/ice-core). Processing Method: Average. The data set contains 4 tables, namely: oxygen isotope, dust and anion data from different depths in the Guliya ice core, 10-year mean data of oxygen isotopes, dust, anions and net accumulation in the Guliya ice core, 400-year mean data of oxygen isotopes, dust and anions in the Guliya ice core, and chlorine-36 data from different depths. Table 1: Data on oxygen isotopes, dust and anion concentrations at different depths in the Guliya ice core. a. Name explanation Field 1: Depth Field 2: Oxygen isotope value Field 3: Dust concentration (diameter 0.63 to 20 µm) Field 4: Cl- Field 5: SO42- Field 6: NO3- b. Dimensions (unit of measure) Field 1: m Field 2: ‰ Field 3: particles/mL Field 4: ppb Field 5: ppb Field 6: ppb Table 2: 10-year mean oxygen isotope, dust, anion and net accumulation data for the Guliya ice core (0-1989) a. Name explanation Field 1: Start time Field 2: End time Field 3: Oxygen isotope value Field 4: Dust concentration (diameter 0.63 -20 µm) Field 5: Cl- Field 6: SO42- Field 7: NO3- Field 8: Net accumulation b. Dimensions (unit of measure) Field 1: Dimensionless Field 2: Dimensionless Field 3: ‰ Field 4: particles/mL Field 5: ppb Field 6: ppb Field 7: ppb Field 8: cm/year Table 3: 400-year mean oxygen isotope, dust and anion data for the Guliya ice core. a. Name explanation Field 1: Time Field 2: Oxygen isotope Field 3: Dust concentration (diameter 0.63-20 µm) Field 4: Cl- Field 5: SO42- Field 6: NO3- b. Dimensions (unit of measure) Field 1: Millennium Field 2: ‰ Field 3: particles/mL Field 4: ppb Field 5: ppb Field 6: ppb Table 4: Chlorine-36 data at different depths a. Name explanation Field 1: Depth Field 2: 36Cl Field 3: 36Cl error Field 4: Year b. Dimensions (unit of measure) Field 1: m Field 2: 104 atoms g-1 Field 3: % Field 4: Millennium

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  • The recipitation of main areas in Qinghai Province (1988-2016)

    The recipitation of main areas in Qinghai Province (1988-2016)

    The data set includes precipitation data of main areas in Qinghai Province from 1988 to 2016 such as Xining, Haidong, Menyuan, Huangnan, Hainan, Guoluo, Yushu and Haixi. The data were derived from the Qinghai Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and the Qinghai Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbook. The data table records the monthly and annual precipitation in 8 regions of Qinghai with units of millimeters. The data set is mainly applied in geography and socioeconomic research.

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  • The average wind speed of main areas in Qinghai Province (1988-2016)

    The average wind speed of main areas in Qinghai Province (1988-2016)

    The data set includes the average wind speed data of main areas in Qinghai Province from 1988 to 2016 such as Xining, Haidong, Menyuan, Huangnan, Hainan, Guoluo, Yushu and Haixi. The data were derived from the Qinghai Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and the Qinghai Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbook. The data table records the monthly and annual average wind speed in eight regions of Qinghai. Unit: m / s The data set is mainly applied in geography and socioeconomic research.

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  • The annual sunshine hours and total solar radiation in Tibet Autonomous Region (1988-1994)

    The annual sunshine hours and total solar radiation in Tibet Autonomous Region (1988-1994)

    The data set contains data on the annual sunshine hours and total solar radiation in Tibet from 1988 to 1994. The data were derived from the Tibet Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and the Tibet Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbook. The table contains 5 fields. Field 1: Year Interpretation: Year of the data Field 2: Location Field 3: Annual sunshine hours Unit:hour Field 4: Annual sunshine percentage Unit: % Field 5: Total solar radiation Unit: Kcal/cm2 • Year

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  • The lakes above 5000 m in Tibet Autonomous Region (1988-2016)

    The lakes above 5000 m in Tibet Autonomous Region (1988-2016)

    The data set includes data on lakes with an altitude over 5,000 meters in Tibet from 1988 to 2016. The data were derived from the Tibet Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and the Tibet Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbook. The table contains 5 fields. Field 1: Year Field 2: Lake Name Field 3: Lake altitude Unit: meter Field 4: Lake area Unit: square kilometers Field 5: Lake Type

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  • Administrative divisions of counties in Qinghai province (1992-2016)

    Administrative divisions of counties in Qinghai province (1992-2016)

    The data set contains the Chinese name, English name and the affiliation between the districts and counties in each administrative division of Qinghai. The data were derived from the Qinghai Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and the Qinghai Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbook. Table 1: The table of administrative divisions in Qinghai has 5 fields. Field 1: Regions Interpretation: Chinese names of the regions Field 2: English names of the regions Interpretation: English names of the regions Field 3: Districts and counties Interpretation: Chinese names of the districts and counties Field 4: English names of the districts and counties Interpretation: English names of the districts and counties Field 5: Land area Unit: square kilometers Table 2: The table of division changes of each county has 5 fields. Field 1: Districts and counties Field 2: Year Field 3: Area Unit: square kilometers Field 4: Number of townships Field 5: Number of Village Committees

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  • The Birth, Mortality, and Natural Growth Rate of Qinghai (1952-2016)

    The Birth, Mortality, and Natural Growth Rate of Qinghai (1952-2016)

    This data set contains data on the birth rate, mortality rate and natural growth rate in Qinghai. The data were derived from the Qinghai Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and Qinghai Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbooks. The table contains 8 fields. Field 1: Year of the data Field 2: The number of permanent residents, unit: 10,000 Field 3: The number of births Field 4: Birth rate, unit: ‰ Field 5: The number of deaths Field 6: Mortality rate, unit: ‰ Field 7: Natural growth of the population Field 8: Natural growth rate, unit: ‰

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  • The statistic data of highways, bridges and ferries in Tibet Autonomous Region (1954-2016)

    The statistic data of highways, bridges and ferries in Tibet Autonomous Region (1954-2016)

    The data set recorded the sequence data of highway traffic mileage, all-weather traffic mileage, highway maintenance, number of bridges, bridge length and ferries from 1954 to 2016 in Tibet. The data were derived from the Tibet Society and Economics Statistical Yearbook and the Tibet Statistical Yearbook. The accuracy of the data is consistent with that of the statistical yearbook. The table contains 7 fields. Field 1: Year Interpretation: Year of the data Field 2: Highway traffic mileage Interpretation: Highway traffic mileage Unit: kilometer Field 3: All-weather traffic mileage Unit: kilometer Field 4: Highway maintenance Interpretation: Highway maintenance mileage Unit: kilometer Field 5: Number of bridges Interpretation: Total number of bridges Field 6: Bridge length Interpretation: Total length of the bridges Unit: meter Field 7: Ferries Interpretation: Number of ferries

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  • Different glacier status with atmospheric circulations in Tibetan Plateau and surroundings (1970s-2000s)

    Different glacier status with atmospheric circulations in Tibetan Plateau and surroundings (1970s-2000s)

    This data set is collected from the supplementary information part of the paper: Yao, T. , Thompson, L. , & Yang, W. . (2012). Different glacier status with atmospheric circulations in tibetan plateau and surroundings. Nature Climate Change, 1580, 1-5. This paper report on the glacier status over the past 30 years by investigating the glacial retreat of 82 glaciers, area reductionof 7,090 glaciers and mass-balance change of 15 glaciers. This data set contains 8 tables, the names and content are as follows: Data list: The data name list of the rest tables; t1: Distribution of Glaciers in the TP and surroundings; t2: Data and method for analyzing glacial area reduction in each basin; t3: Glacial area reduction during the past three decades from remote sensing images in the TP and surroundings; t4: Glacial length fluctuationin the TP and surroundings in the past three decades; t5: Detailed information on the glaciers for recent mass balance measurement in the TP and surroundings; t6: Recent annual mass balances in different regions in the TP; t7: Mass balance of Long-time series for the Qiyi, Xiaodongkemadi and Kangwure Glaciers in the TP. See attachments for data details: Supplementary information.pdf, Different glacier status with atmospheric circulations in Tibetan Plateau and surroundings.pdf.

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