2017
Volume 2, Issue 2

Published:June 30, 2017
Supervised by:Chinese Academy of Sciences
Hosted by:Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Published by:The Editorial Office of China Scientific Data

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【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: Oct. 25, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 5833 19

Introduction: Snow, ice and environment over the Tibetan Plateau

Qiu Yubao; Liu Shiyin; Chu Duo; Li Guoqing
doi:10.11922/csdata.2017.0002.zh

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: Sept. 27, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 5572 29

Phenological metrics dataset, land cover types map for the Tibetan Plateau and grassland biomass dataset for Qinghai Lake Basin

Zhang Li; Wang Cuizhen; Yang Haoxiang; Zhang Binghua; Zheng Yi
Keywords: Tibetan Plateau;vegetation;phenology;land cover types;grassland biomass
doi:10.11922/csdata.170.2017.0132

Abstract:With abundant types and large coverage of alpine vegetation, the Tibetan Plateau has been a hot region for researches on the spatial distribution and phenological changes of alpine vegetation. Usin...

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: Sept. 25, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 3175 19

Daily fractional snow cover dataset over High Asia

Qiu Yubao, Wang Xingxing, Han Lulu et al.
Keywords: Tibetan Plateau;fractional snow cover;MODIS;cloud cover
doi:10.11922/csdata.170.2017.0146

Abstract:High Asia, defined as the high altitude area of Asia (including mainly the Tibetan Plateau), is an important area of snow distribution in low- and mid-

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: Aug. 26, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 3479 11

A dataset of climate extreme indices over the Tibetan Plateau (1960 – 2012)

Zhou Yuke; Gao Qi
Keywords: Tibetan Plateau; climate extreme indices; climate change; meteorological stations
doi:10.11922/csdata.0.2017.0143

Abstract:As an ecologically sensitive region with the highest altitude, the Tibetan Plateau has been a hotspot in the study of long-term climate changes. Extreme weather events are related to the regional c...

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: Aug. 14, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 1207 3

A dataset of glacier surface motion distribution in Muztagh Ata Region during winter 2009 (January – March)

Yan Shiyong; Li Yi; Lü Mingyang; Ruan Zhixing
Keywords: glacier surface motion; pixel-tracking; ALOS/PALSAR; Muztagh Ata
doi:10.11922/csdata.170.2017.0119

Abstract:Muztagh Ata region is one of the glacier concentrated areas in eastern Pamir, China. Long-term monitoring of glaciers over the region is not only helpful for water resource investigation, but also ...

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: Aug. 15, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 1180 2

A dataset of glacier distribution and glacier changes at Kharola (1972 – 2017)

labazhuoma; Qiu Yubao; Chu Duo; Luosang Quzhen
Keywords: harola glacier; glacier change; 1972 – 2017; Tibet Autonomous Region
doi:10.11922/csdata.170.2017.0121

Abstract:Kharola glacier is located at the junction of Langkazi County of Lhoka Region and Gyangze County of Shigatse Region in the Tibet Autonomous Region (latitude 28°54′23.30″N – 28°56′50.95″N, longitude...

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: May 31, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 1212 5

A dataset for automatically measured snow depth on the Tibetan Plateau (2015 – 2016)

Lingmei Jiang; Weixin Xu; Juan Zhang; Gongxue Wang; Xiaojing Liu; Shaojie Zhao
Keywords: Snow depth; Tibetan Plateau; snow monitoring; soil moisture; validation of remote sensing snow products
doi:10.11922/csdata.170.2017.0116

Abstract:Because snow cover is one of the most active elements of the cryosphere, snow monitoring is important for blizzard monitoring, hydrological forecasting, and climate change studies. In September 201...

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: Aug. 11, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 3862 11

A dataset of microwave brightness temperature and freeze-thaw for medium-to-large lakes over the High Asia region 2002 – 2016

Qiu Yubao; Guo Huadong; Ruan Yongjian; Fu Xinru; Shi Lijuan; Tian Bangsen
Keywords: High Asia; lake; passive microwave brightness temperature; freezethaw parameters; Pixel Unmixing method
doi:10.11922/csdata.170.2017.0117

Abstract:High Asia is a region dotted with lakes, sensitive to changes that are occurring in the mid-latitudes of the northern hemisphere. It is thus a focus for researchers. Due to widely different dielect...

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: May 27, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 2440 8

A glacier inventory for the southeastern Qinghai–Tibet Plateau based on Landsat and PALSAR data (2009 – 2014)

Ke Linghong; Ding Xiaoli
Keywords: glacier; southeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau; multi-source remote sensing; Landsat; PALSAR
doi:10.11922/csdata.170.2017.0120

Abstract:This dataset provides the latest glacier inventory for the southeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau based on multi-temporal Landsat images acquired during 2011 – 2014, L-band PALSAR data obtained during ...

【Snow, Ice and Environment Over the Tibetan Plateau】Published: April 28, 2017 Volume 2, Issue 2 1188 6

MODIS (MOD09Q1)-derived lake water surface dataset for the Tibetan Plateau (2000 – 2012)

Shanlong Lu; Jiming Jin; Li Jia; Lei zhang; Jin Ma
Keywords: lake water surface; MOD09Q1; Tibetan Plateau; remote sensing
doi:10.11922/csdata.170.2016.0113

Abstract:Tibetan Plateau has the largest number and size of inland lakes that located in the highest elevation on earth. Under the background of global warming, the spatio-temporal change process of these h...