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WATER: Dataset of canopy structure and biophysical parameter measurements in the Linze grassland foci experimental area Chinese Version

The dataset of canopy structure and biophysical parameter measurements was obtained in the Linze grassland foci experimental area. Detailed information was as follows:

Observation itemobservation timeplot
The leaf angle 2008-06-24 E
The leaf angle 2008-06-29 A E
Vegetation biomass 2008-06-18 A D E
Vegetation biomass 2008-06-24 A E
Vegetation biomass 2008-06-29 A E
Plant height 2008-05-26 A D E
Plant height 2008-06-14 B
LAI 2008-05-28 E
LAI 2008-06-05 E
LAI 2008-06-06 A
LAI 2008-06-11 A
LAI 2008-06-18 D E
Coverage 2008-5-27 subplots (30m) in A, D and E
Coverage 2008-5-26、27 plots (360m) in D and E
Coverage 2008-6-14 plots (360m) in B
Data were archived in Excel and txt file.

See WATER: Dataset of setting of the sampling plots and stripes in the foci experimental area of Linze station for more information.


Data Citation Huang Chunlin, Wang Weizhen, Jin Rui, Cao Yongpan, Chao Zhenhua, Ge Chunmei, Hu Xiaoli, Li Xiaoyu, Nian Yanyun, Wang Shuguo, Wang Xufeng, Wu Yueru, Wang Jing. WATER: Dataset of canopy structure and biophysical parameter measurements in the Linze grassland foci experimental area. Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Lanzhou Institute of Arid Meteorology, China Meteorological Administration; South China Agricultural University. 2008. doi:10.3972/water973.0080.db

Special Publications

  1. Li X, Li XW, Li ZY, Ma MG, Wang J, Xiao Q, Liu Q, Che T, Chen EX, Yan GJ, Hu ZY, Zhang LX, Chu RZ, Su PX, Liu QH, Liu SM, Wang JD, Niu Z, Chen Y, Jin R, Wang WZ, Ran YH, Xin XZ, Ren HZ. Watershed Allied Telemetry Experimental Research. Journal of Geophysical Research, 2009, 114(D22103), doi:10.1029/2008JD011590.Detail | Download
  2. Wang Liangxu, Wang Shuguo, Ran Youhua. Data Sharing and Data Set Application of Watershed Allied Telemetry Experimental Research. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, 2014, 11(11):2020-2024. doi:10.1109/LGRS.2014.2319301Detail | Download
  3. Li X, Li XW, Roth K, Menenti M, Wagner W. Preface 'Observing and modeling the catchment scale water cycle'. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2011, 15(2): 597-601. doi:10.5194/hess-15-597-2011.Detail | Download


The dataset is generated from the "Watershed Airborne Telemetry Experimental Research (WATER) “, the user must have a clear statement in the article of the original data source and adopt the reference style providing by the metadata in the References section.


  • The CAS (Chinese Academy of Sciences) Action Plan for West Development Project (No. KZCX2-XB2-09)
  • National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program) (No. 2007CB714400)

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  • File Format: table
  • Size: 368.9MB
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  • Temporal Range: 2008-05-26 to 2008-06-29
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  • Principal Investigator:Cao YongpanWang Xufeng
  • Publisher:Wu Lizong

  • Last update: 2011-12-08
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