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WATER: Dataset of soil moisture profile observations in the Yingke oasis and Huazhaizi desert steppe foci experimental areas Chinese Version


The dataset of soil moisture profile (0cm, 20cm, 40cm and 1m) observations was obtained by TDR (with the probe 12cm and 20cm) in the Yingke oasis and Huazhaizi desert steppe foci experimental areas. Observation items included:

(1) Soil moisture synchronizing with TM in Yingke oasis No. 1, 4 and 5 maize plots on May 20, 2008.

(2) Soil moisture synchronizing with ASTER and MODIS in Yingke oasis foci experimental areas on May 28, 2008.

(3) Soil moisture synchronizing with WiDAS (Wide-angle Infrared Dual-mode line/area Array Scanner) in Yingke oasis foci experimental areas on May 30, 2008.

(4) Soil moisture synchronizing with WiDAS (Wide-angle Infrared Dual-mode line/area Array Scanner) in A'rou grassland on May 31, 2008.

(5) Soil moisture synchronizing with OMIS-II in Yingke oasis foci experimental areas on Jun. 4, 2008.

(6) Soil moisture synchronizing with OMIS-II in Yingke oasis maize field on Jun. 16, 2008.

(7) Soil moisture by TDR and the cutting ring, synchronizing with ASAR in Yingke oasis maize field and wheat field on Jun. 19, 2008.

(8) Soil moisture synchronizing with WiDAS (Wide-angle Infrared Dual-mode line/area Array Scanner) in Yingke oasis foci experimental areas on Jun. 29, 2008.

(9) Soil moisture synchronizing with WiDAS (Wide-angle Infrared Dual-mode line/area Array Scanner) and TM in Yingke oasis foci experimental areas on Jul. 7, 2008.

(10) Soil moisture synchronizing with WiDAS (Wide-angle Infrared Dual-mode line/area Array Scanner) in Yingke oasis foci experimental areas on Jul. 11, 2008.


CitationHelp

Data Citation Wang Jianhua, Zhao Yingshi, Xin Xiaozhou, Ge Yingchun, Shu Lele, Xu Zhen, Li Xiaoyu, Yu Fan, Liang Wenguang, Liang Wenguang, Zhu Xiaohua, Li Li, Zhang Yang, Zhou Mengwei, Yang Tianfu. WATER: Dataset of soil moisture profile observations in the Yingke oasis and Huazhaizi desert steppe foci experimental areas. Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences; Institute of Remote Sensing Applications, Chinese Academy of Sciences; South China Agricultural University. 2008. doi:10.3972/water973.0142.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

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  2. Li, Y., Zhou, J., Kinzelbach, W., Cheng, G., Li, X., Zhao, W., 2013. Coupling a SVAT heat and water flow model, a stomatal-photosynthesis model and a crop growth model to simulate energy, water and carbon fluxes in an irrigated maize ecosystem. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 176, 10–24.Detail
  3. Wang, J., X. Li, L. Lu, and F. Fang. 2013. Estimating near future regional corn yields by integrating multi-source observations into a crop growth model. European Journal of Agronomy 49:126-140.Detail
  4. Wang, J., X. Li, and L. Lu. 2013. Parameter sensitivity analysis of crop growth model based on extended Fourier amplitude sensitivity test method. Environmental Modelling & Software.Detail
  5. Zhu XH, Feng XM, Zhao YS. Multi-scale MSDT inversion based on LAI spatial knowledge. Science China Earth Sciences, 2012, 55(8): 1297-1305.Detail
  6. Li Y, Kinzelbach W, Zhou J, Cheng GD, Li X. Modelling irrigated maize with a combination of coupled-model simulation and uncertainty analysis, in the northwest of China. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 2012, 16(5): 1465-1480, doi:10.5194/hess-16-1465-2012.Detail
  7. Yu F, Zhao YS.A new semi-empirical model for soil moisture content retrieval by ASAR and TM data in vegetation-covered areas. Science China Earth Sciences, 2011, 54(12): 1955-1964, doi: 10.1007/s11430-011-4204-3.Detail
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Limitations

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.

Fund

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

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