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The Time Series of Lakes Dataset in Xainza basin of Tibet (1976 – 2008)

YI Guihua1,2DENG Wei1LI Ainong1ZHANG Tingbin3,4
1 Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment Chinese Academy of Science,Chengdu610041,China2 College of Administrative Science,Chengdu University of Technology,Chengdu610059,China3 College of Earth Sciences,Chengdu University of Technology,Chengdu610059,China4 Key Laboratory of Geoscience Spatial Information Technology,Ministry of Land and Resources of the P.R.China,Chengdu610059,China



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Key Words:

Tibet,Xainza Bason,Lake,1979-2008,Journal of Mountain Science


Xainza Bason, located in center of Tibet from 86。59′57″E in the west, 90。43′47″E in the east, and 30。3′8″N in the south, 33。0′21″N in the north. It is 68515.27km2, including 247 lakes. Based on the Landsat data in 1976, 1990, 2000, 2008, as well as the field surveying, the Time Series of Lakes Dataset in Xainza basin of Tibet (1976 – 2008) was developed. The data covers the lakes in 1976, 1990, 2000 and 2008. Three groups of lakes are identified based on the location and changes. The dataset is consisted of (1) boundary data of the Xainza Basin; (2) spatial distribution of the lakes in 1976, 1990, 2000 and 2008. The dataset is archived in .shp, .kml and .xlsx data format with the compressed data size of 12.5MB. The analysis paper was published in the Journal of Mountain Science, No.3, Vol.12, 2015.

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Science and Technology of China(2012BAC19B05)

Data Citation:

YI Guihua, DENG Wei, LI Ainong, ZHANG Tingbin. The Time Series of Lakes Dataset in Xainza basin of Tibet (1976 – 2008)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2016.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 1976Lake_XainzaBasin.kmz 761.53KB
2 1990Lake_XainzaBasin.kmz 1713.37KB
3 2000Lake_XainzaBasin.kmz 2392.79KB
4 2008Lake_XainzaBasin.kmz 2566.42KB
5 XainzaBasinBND.kmz 164.03KB
6 XainzaBasinLakeTibet_1976-2008.rar 5293.51KB