Soil carbon storage data of grassland in Qinghai Tibet Plateau (2009)

Soil carbon storage data of grassland in Qinghai Tibet Plateau (2009)

1) Data content

It includes the observation year, latitude and longitude, altitude, ecosystem type and soil layer (soc0-100 (kgcm-2); 0-100 represents soil layer), underground biomass content.

2) Data sources

This part of the data is obtained from the literature, specific literature sources refer to the documentation.

3) Data quality description

The data cover a wide range, including comprehensive indicators, showing the content of soil organic carbon under different soil layers, with high integrity and accuracy, which can meet the estimation of soil carbon storage of grassland in Qinghai Tibet Plateau.

4) Data application achievements and Prospects

It provides basic data for predicting the carbon source sink effect of soil and realizing the sustainable development of ecosystem carbon in the future.

File naming and required software

Store in Excel format

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Hu, Z. (2021). Soil carbon storage data of grassland in Qinghai Tibet Plateau (2009). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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References literature

1.Wang, T., Yang, D., Yang, Y., et al. (2020). Permafrost thawing puts the frozen carbon at risk over the Tibetan Plateau[J]. Science Advances, 6(19), eaaz3513. (View Details )

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Second Tibetan Plateau Scientific Expedition Program

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Geographic coverage
East: 101.65 West: 78.85
South: 31.17 North: 37.76
  • Temporal resolution: Daily
  • Spatial resolution: <= 0.01º
  • File size: 0.04 MB
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  • Downloads: 274
  • Access: Open Access
  • Temporal coverage: 2009-01-01 To 2009-12-31
  • Updated time: 2022-04-19
: HU Zhongmin  

Distributor: National Tibetan Plateau Data Center


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