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Dataset of Shiyang River Oasis, River System, Mountainous Elevation Classification

GUI Dongwei1,2,3LIN Jingwu1,2,3LI Bofei1,2ZHANG Siyuan1,2LIU Chuang4
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 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Aug. 2023

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Key Words:

Xida River,Wuwei,oasis,catchment,elevation,Gansu,data encyclopedia


Shiyang River Oasis is located in Wuwei, Jinchang and Zhangye in Gansu province, and Alxa League in Inner Mongolia, China. The geolocation of the Shiyang River Oasis is between 37°24'23"N and 39°24'23"N, 101°18'45"E and 103°48'43"E. The Shiyang River Oasis consists of 78 oases with a total area of 9,593.75 km² (Albers). The largest oasis covers an area of 6,016.34 km². The main rivers that nourish the oases are Shiyang River, Xida River and Dongda River, and their main stream lengths are 232.59 km, 139.72 km and 129.42 km respectively. The geolocation of the mountainous part of the Shiyang River catchment is between 37°09′22″N and 38°14′40″N, 101°07′20″E and 103°28′06″E. The area of the mountainous part is 11,074.73 km². The elevation of this part was divided into 9 types. The dataset is consisted of (1) boundary data of the Oasis; (2) river system and lakes; (3) boundary data of the mountainous part of the catchment; (4) mountainous elevation classification data. The dataset is archived in .kmz, .shp and .tif data formats, and consists of 63 data files with data size of 87.6 MB (compressed to 5 files with 28.5 MB).

Foundation Item:

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (2022D01E099)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, LIN Jingwu, LI Bofei, ZHANG Siyuan, LIU Chuang. Dataset of Shiyang River Oasis, River System, Mountainous 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 Lake&Reservoir.kmz 125.23KB
2 MontPartofShiyangRiversBasin.kmz 97.27KB
3 ShiyangRiverBasinOasis.kmz 7487.16KB
4 ShiyangRiverOasisBasinEVC.rar 14515.22KB
5 ShiyangRiverSystem.kmz 6983.82KB