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【Data Paper】Published: Aug. 9, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 1698 20

A dataset of human footprint over the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau during 1990–2015

Duan Quntao, Luo Lihui
Keywords: Qinghai-Tibet Plateau;human activity intensity;human footprint

Abstract:In the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau (QTP) where the ecological system is fragile and sensitive, increasing human activities have led to a series of ecological and environmental issues, which provoked soci...

【Chinese Ecosystem Research Network】Published: Aug. 9, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 1058 12

A dataset of water pH and total dissolved solid contents of Chinese Ecosystem Research Network during 2004–2016

Liu Xuyan, Tang Xinzhai, Zhu Zhilin et al.
Keywords: Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (CERN);field stations;pH;TDS;precipitation;surface water;groundwater

Abstract:Water pH and total dissolved solid (TDS) contents are important monitoring indicators of the Chinese Ecosystem Research Network (CERN). The long-term measurements of pH and TDS are important data f...

【Data Paper】Published: Aug. 7, 2020 Volume 5, Issue 3 1306 7

A dataset of centennial figures in the history of Nanjing

Guo Chang, Hu Di, Du xiaohan et al.
Keywords: historical GIS;profile of figures;spatio-temporal data;historical culture;Nanjing

Abstract:Profile data is the basis for studies of historical figures in this information age. This study draws sources from published materials including Biography of Academic Figures in Nanjing During t...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Released online:Aug. 4, 2020 183 0

A micrograph dataset of late Ordovician carbonate rocks in Northwest Tarim and South China

Chang Xiaolin, Hou Mingcai, Liu Xinchun et al.
Keywords: Upper Ordovician;Northwest Tarim;Middle Yangtze region;carbonate;fossil fragment

Abstract:The late Ordovician is a crucial period in the long geological history, during which carbonate rocks deposited recorded the changes of the earth’s epigenetic environment, laying the foundation for ...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Released online:Aug. 3, 2020 185 0

A photomicrograph dataset of late Cretaceous to early Paleogene carbonate rocks in Tethys Himalaya, Southern Tibet

Juan Li, Xiumian Hu
Keywords: photomicrograph;carbonate;Late Cretaceous-early Paleogene;Tethys Himalaya;South Tibet

Abstract:The Late Cretaceous to early Paleogene shallow marine carbonates in the Tethys Himalaya of southern Tibet are important historical witnesses of the evolution of the northern Indian continental marg...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Released online:July 31, 2020 169 1

A micrograph dataset of terrigenous clastic rocks of Upper Devonian Lower Carboniferous Wutong Group in southern lower Yangtze

Cai WENpeng, Hou Mingcai, Chen Hanzhi et al.
Keywords: Southern Lower Yangtze;Late Devonian-Early Carboniferous;Wutong Group;siliciclastic rocks;micrographs dataset

Abstract:At the end of Caledonian structure, most of South China was exposed and suffered from weathering and denudation in different degrees. The Devonian transgression submerged most of the Yangtze block,...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Released online:July 31, 2020 150 0

A carbonate microscopic image dataset at Dengying Formation of the Sinian in the northwestern margin of Upper Yangtze

Qi Zhe, Hou Mingcai, Xu Shenglin et al.
Keywords: northwestern margin of Upper Yangtze;Dengying period of the Sinian;carbonate rocks;polarized photomicrograph

Abstract:As seen from the exposure of field profile, this set of marine carbonate rocks in the Sinian Dengying Formation on the north-west margin of the Yangtze reported in this paper should be the first la...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Released online:July 29, 2020 140 1

A photomicrograph dataset of the Cambrian Miaolingian-Furongian carbonates at the Jiulongshan section in Western Shandong Province

Hao Xin, Jitao Chen
Keywords: North China Platform;Cambrian;carbonate microfacies;facies analysis

Abstract:The North China Platform was a typical epiric platform during the Cambrian. A variety of carbonate facies developed in the North China Platform during Cambrian Miaolingian-Furongian. The present da...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Released online:July 29, 2020 155 0

A dataset of microscopic image of rock slices of Xuzhuang Formation in Ordos Basin

Qian Hongshan, Xing Fengcun, Zhang Chunlin et al.
Keywords: micro atlas;thin section;Middle Cambrian Xuzhuang formation;Ordos Basin

Abstract:The Cambrian life explosion has always been a hotspot in international research. As one of the indispensable regions for global geological events and geological evolution, the basic geological rese...

【Rocks under the Microscope】Released online:July 29, 2020 137 0

A photomicrograph dataset of Cretaceous siliciclastic rocks from Xigaze Forearc basin, southern Tibet

Zhang Yiqiu, An Wei, Hu Xiumian
Keywords: Southern Tibet;Xigaze forearc basin;cretaceous;siliciclastic rocks;thin section;polarized photomicrograph

Abstract:Developed along the south margin of the Lhasa terrane, the Cretaceous Xigaze forearc basin consists of mainly siliciclastic rocks interbedded with minor marls and limestone, recording the north sub...