Current Browsing: 2011 to 2012

Permafrost temperature profile in the upstream of the Heihe River Basin (2011)

From the beginning of June to the beginning of August, 2011, permafrost investigation was carried out in the West Branch of the headwater of Heihe River. Along the section between hot water dabanya and Shimian mine fork of erga highway, with the decrease of altitude, 7 thermowells T1, T2, T3, T4, T7, T5 and T6 were successively arranged, and thermotubes were arranged for ground temperature monitoring. The instrument used is a thermistor thermometer developed by the State Key Laboratory of Permafrost Engineering, Institute of environment and Engineering in cold and dry areas, Chinese Academy of Sciences. The resistance value is measured by fluke multimeter, and then converted into temperature value with accuracy of ± 0.05 ° C. In order to reduce the impact of the road on the drilling temperature, it is required that the vertical distance between all the drilling holes and the road shall be at least greater than 100 m when determining the hole location. Except that T1 temperature hole of hot water Daban pass is located in the south of erga highway, the other six holes are located in the north of the highway.


Micro meteorological data of drainage ditch in Heihe River Basin (2011-2012)

The micro-meteorological field is located in the grassland of Pailugou watershed of Qilian Mountain with an altitude of 2700m. The data were recorded from January 2011 to July 2012, and the time interval was half an hour, including 1.5m humidity, 3m temperature, 2.8m air pressure, 1.3m rainfall, 2.2m wind speed, 3.1m total radiation, the units are %, °C, Pa, m, m/s, W•M-2.


Surface runoff data of Pailougou Watershed recorded by measuring weir

The runoff record of Pailugou watershed in the upper reaches of Heihe River, dated from January 2011 to September 2012. The data measuring device is the measuring weir at the exit of the small watershed, the unit of the data is m³/day.


Canopy interception dataset of Picea crassifolia in Tianlaochi watershed of Qilian Mountain

The data are from 2011 to 2012. A 30m×30m Picea crassifolia canopy interception sample plot was set up in the Picea crassifolia sample plot at an altitude of 2800m m. A siphon raingauge model DSJ2 (Tianjin Meteorological Instrument Factory) was set up on the open land of the river about 50m from the sample plot to observe the rainfall outside the forest and its characteristics. Penetrating rain in the forest adopts a combination of manual observation and automatic observation. Automatic observation is mainly realized through a penetrating rain collection system arranged in the interception sample plot, which consists of a water collecting tank and an automatic recorder. Two 400cm×20cm water collecting tanks are connected with DSJ2 siphon rain gauge, and the change characteristics of penetrating rain under the forest are continuously recorded by an automatic recorder. Due to the spatial variability of the canopy structure of Picea crassifolia forest in the sample plot, a standard rainfall tube for manual observation is also arranged in the sample plot to observe the penetrating rain in the forest. Ninety rainfall tubes with a diameter of 20cm are arranged in the sample plot at intervals of 3m. After each precipitation event ends and the penetrating rain in the forest stops, the amount of water in the rain barrel will be emptied and the penetrating rain in the barrel will be measured with the rain cup.


Grassland interception dataset of Tianlaochi watershed in Qilian Mountain

This data includes experimental data of grassland interception control and observation data of maximum water holding capacity of grassland. The maximum water holding capacity experiment was carried out in 2011. The main vegetation types selected are Carex, Polygonum viviparum, Plantago asiatica and Potentilla chinensis. The maximum water holding capacity experiment was carried out on each type of samples and the samples were photographed. The specific data obtained are shown in the document. The grassland canopy interception was carried out in the growing season of 2012, and was completed by artificial rainfall control experiment. At the end of the growing season, the main types of grassland in the basin were sampled according to grazing and grazing ban. During artificial rainfall, rainfall and penetrating rainfall are recorded every 1min. Finally, the grassland canopy interception is calculated by the difference between rainfall and penetrating rainfall.