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Yinchuan Plain Oasis

GUI Dongwei1,2,3LIN Jingwu1,2,3ZHANG Huiying1,2,4YANG Dan1,2,5LIU Chuang6
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 Xinjiang Normal University,College of Geographic Sciences and Tourism,Urumqi 830054,China6 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Oct. 2023

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Key Words:

Yinchuan,Hetao plain,oasis,Ningxia Hui autonomous region,data encyclopedia


The Yinchuan Plain Oasis is part of the Hetao Plain Oasis, located in the cities of Yinchuan, Shizuishan and Wuzhong in the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, as well as the cities of Wuhai, Ordos, and Alxa League in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China. Its geolocation is between 37°41′17″N and 39°24′38″N, 105°47′9″E and 107°0′53″E. The oasis is part of the Yellow River alluvial plain. The dataset was developed based on Google Earth images in 2020. The Yinchuan Plain Oasis covers an area of 7,757.03 km² (Albers). The dataset is archived in .kmz, and .shp data formats, and consists of 16 data files with data size of 5.74 MB (compressed into 2 files with 2.34 MB).

Foundation Item:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (42171042)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, LIN Jingwu, ZHANG Huiying, YANG Dan, LIU Chuang. Yinchuan Plain Oasis[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023.


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     [2] Editorial Committee of the Encyclopedia of China. Encyclopedia of China: Geography of China [M]. Beijing: Encyclopedia of China Publishing House, 2002.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 YinchuanPlainOasis.kmz 1059.02KB
2 YinchuanPlainOasis.rar 1338.62KB