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Miyun Reservoir Changes Dataset (2015, 2017)

ZHAO Lifeng1YI Hong*2WANG Zhenbo*3ZHENG Baiyan3LIU Chuang3
1 School of Surveying and Geo-informatics,Shandong Jianzhu University,Jinan 250101,China2 College of Geographical Science,Harbin Normal University,Harbin 150025,China3 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:May 2021

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Key Words:

Miyun Reservoir,water,boundary,Beijing


Miyun Reservoir is the largest reservoir in Beijing, China. It is located between 40°26′17″N and 40°36′20″N, 116°49′11″E and 117°1′14″E, in Miyun District, and it is also the largest artificial lake in Asia, known as the "Pearl of Yanshan". The reservoir was built in September 1958 and was completed in September 1960, which extends northeast to southwest. The main rivers flowing into the reservoir are Baihe River and Chaohe River. The dataset was developed based on the Google Earth images in December 2015 and November 2017 and several relevant maps. In November 2017, there are 76 islands in the reservoir, 35 more than in December 2015; the water area was 118.92 km², 50.31 km² more than in December 2015. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 50 files with data size of 12.6 MB (compressed into 3 files with 4.38 MB).

Foundation Item:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (41771181)

Data Citation:

ZHAO Lifeng, YI Hong*, WANG Zhenbo*, ZHENG Baiyan, LIU Chuang. Miyun Reservoir Changes Dataset (2015, 2017)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021.


[1] Li, Y. F., Luo, Y. C., Liu, G., et al. Effects of land use change on ecosystem services, a case study in Miyun reservoir watershed. Acta Ecologica Sinica, 2013, 33(3): 726-736.
     [2] Editorial Committee of Encyclopedia of China. Encyclopedia of China (2nd Edition) [M]. Beijing: Encyclopedia of China Publishing House, 2009.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 MiyunRes201512.kmz 500.96KB
2 MiyunRes201711.kmz 675.53KB
3 MiyunResshp_2015-2017.rar 3311.66KB