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Regional-Yearly Forestation Dataset of China (1991-2014)

LIU Shanshan1,2HUANG Xinyi1,2PENG Zhongwei1,2LIN Wenke1,2ZHAO Shuai1,2WU Yanfang1,2CHEN Yaoliang*1,2XUE Xianghai1,2WANG Chenguang1,2
1 National Demonstration Center for Experimental Geography Education,Fujian Normal University,Fuzhou 350007,China2 School of Geographical Sciences,Fujian Normal University,Fuzhou 350007,China


Published:Dec. 2020

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Key Words:

Forestation area,regional,yearly,China,1991-2014


Based on the data collection from 24 years records of the China Forestry Yearbook and China Forestry Statistical Yearbook,the Regional-Yearly Forestation Dataset of China (1991-2014) was developed (no data available from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan). Six regions are: North China covers area of Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi, and Inner Mongolia; Northeast China covers area of Liaoning, Jilin, and Heilongjiang; East China covers area of Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Fujian, Jiangxi, Shandong; South Central China covers area of Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan; Southwest China covers area of Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, and Tibet and Northwest China covers area of Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia and Xinjiang. Five categories of forestation were identified, they are: shelterbelt, economic forest, firewood forest, timber forest and special use forest. The dataset is archived in .xlsx data format with data size of 32.2 KB.

Foundation Item:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (41901124)

Data Citation:

LIU Shanshan, HUANG Xinyi, PENG Zhongwei, LIN Wenke, ZHAO Shuai, WU Yanfang, CHEN Yaoliang*, XUE Xianghai, WANG Chenguang. Regional-Yearly Forestation Dataset of China (1991-2014)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2020.


[1] Editorial Committee of China Forestry Yearbook. China Forestry Yearbook: 1991-1992 [M]. Beijing: China Forestry Publishing House, 1992-1993.
     [2] Ministry of Forestry of the P. R. of China. China Forestry Yearbook: 1993-1997 [M]. Beijing: China Forestry Publishing House, 1994-1998.
     [3] State Forestry Administration. China Forestry Statistical Yearbook: 1998-2014 [M]. Beijing: China Forestry Publishing House, 1999-2015.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 RegionalForestationChina_1991-2014.xlsx 32.29KB