China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Zone I Versions ZH2
A high-resolution DOM dataset of the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor (Kashgar to Islamabad)
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: 2018 - 08 - 01
: 2018 - 10 - 25
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Abstract & Keywords
Abstract: The China–Pakistan Economic Corridor is an important part of the Belt and Road. Its implementation plays an important role in the demonstration and promotion of the Belt and Road Initiative. The production of Digital Orthophoto Map(DOM) dataset is made up of high-resolution GF-1 and GF-2 satellite images. This dataset has a spatial coverage of 2354'N – 3912'N, 71°24'E – 7648'E, which is within 60km on both sides of KKH (Kashgar to Islamabad), and a temporal span from 2013 to 2017. It contains panchromatic and multispectral fusion images in TIFF format, with a 2-m spatial resolution. The maximum error of orthorectification correction is 0.35 pixel in the X direction, and 0.4 pixel in the Y direction, while that of root mean square is 0.42 pixel in the X direction, and 0.38 pixel in the Y direction. The overall accuracy is within half a pixel. PanSharpening method is used to fuse these high-resolution images. This dataset can enrich the spatial basic data resources of the region and can be used as basic data for infrastructure planning, natural disaster early-warning and ecological safety evaluation along the China–Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Keywords: China–Pakistan Economic Corridor ;  DOM dataset; data preprocessing; orthorectification; data fusion
Dataset Profile
TitleA high-resolution DOM dataset of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (Kashgar to Islamabad)
Data corresponding authorZhang Yaonan (
Data authorsHan Liqin, Zhang Yaonan, Tian Deyu,Kang Jianfang
Time rangeFrom 2013 to 2017
Geographical scope23°54′ N – 39°12′ N, 71°24′ E– 76°48′ E
Spatial resolution2 m
Data volume674.8 GB
Data formatTIFF
Data service system
Sources of fundingData Sharing Fundamental Program for the Construction of the National Science and Technology Infrastructure Platform (Y719H71006); The 13th Five-Year Informatization Plan of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant No. XXH13506);Science and Technology Transformation Project of Gansu High Education (2017D-27)
Dataset compositionThe dataset consists of two parts of data, one for sample DOM and the other for DEM .It comprises six data files in total. The data files are recorded as:
GF1_PMS1_E75.2_N38.6_20150916_L1A0001042400-MSS1_ORTHO_PSH.tif and China–Pakistan Economic Corridor DEM.tif and China—Pakistan Economic Corridor DOM lists.xls and data file description.docx
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Released: Oct. 25, 2018 ( VersionsZH2