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Dataset of Emin River Oasis (China part), Water System and Elevation Classification

GUI Dongwei1,2,3LI Bofei1,2ZHANG Siyuan1,2CI Mengtao1,4LIU Chuang5
1 State Key Laboratory of Desert and Oasis Ecology,Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Urumqi 830011,China2 Cele National Station of Observation and Research for Desert-Grassland Ecosystems,Cele 848300,China3 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100049,China4 College of Mathematics and System Sciences,Xinjiang University,Urumqi 830046,China5 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Jul. 2023

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Key Words:

Emin River,Tacheng,oasis,catchment,elevation,Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,data encyclopedia


The Emin River is an international river. The Emin River Oasis covers China part is located in Emin County, Tacheng City, Yumin, and Toli Counties of Tacheng Administrative Region, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, The geolocation of the Emin River Oasis is between 45°47′15″N and 46°58′05″N, 82°44′35″E and 84°26′04″E. The Emin River Oasis consists of 30 oases with a total area of 6,845.08 km² (Albers), in which. The largest oasis has an area of 6,391.43 km². The main rivers that nourish the oases are the Emin River and their tributaries. The main stream of the Emin River in China is 244.55 km, The elevation of the land is divided into 6 categories. The dataset includes: (1) boundary of the oasis, (2) the water systems that nourish the oasis, (3) the boundary of the river basin, and (4) the elevation classification of the land covering the river basin. The dataset is archived in .kmz, .shp and .tif data formats, and consists of 49 data files with data size of 71.40 MB (Compressed into 4 files with 23.1 MB).

Foundation Item:

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (2022D01E099)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, LI Bofei, ZHANG Siyuan, CI Mengtao, LIU Chuang. Dataset of Emin River Oasis (China part), Water System and Elevation Classification[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023.


     [1] NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space systems, U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team. ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model V003 [DB/OL]. Distributed by NASA EOSDIS Land Processes DAAC, 2018.
     [2] Editorial Committee of Encyclopedia of Rivers and Lakes in China. Encyclopedia of Rivers and Lakes in China: Section of River Basins in Northwest Region [M]. Beijing: China Water & Power Press, 2014.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 EminRiverBasin(Part).kmz 232.17KB
2 EminRiverBasinRiverSystem.kmz 5268.61KB
3 EminRiverOasis.kmz 6407.26KB
4 EminRiverOasisBasinEVC.rar 11844.83KB