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Boundary Data of Napahai Wetland

LI Jie1HU Jinming2LIU Chuang3SHI Ruixiang3
1 School of Urban and Environment,Yunnan University of Finance and Economics,Kunming650021,China2 Yunnan Key Lab of International Rivers and Transboundary Eco-security,Yunnan University,Kunming650091,China3 Institute of Geographical Scieces and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing100101,China



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Napahai wetland,RAMSAR,boundary,Hengduan Mountains,Data Encyclopedia


The Napahai Wetland is located at the Hengduan Mountains, southeast of Tibet Plateau. Its geolocation is between 27°54′27″N~27°48′36″N,and 99°37′12″E~99°40′30″E. It was recorded in the List of Ramsar wetlands of international importance (site 1440) in 2005. The total area of the Napahai Wetland is 31.06 km², the outline of the wetland reserve is 35.35 km. The wetland is 11.38 km long from north to south with 10 meters difference from 3285 m in the north and 3275 m in the south above sea level. The gradient is 0.88‰。Because of weather and special land form, the open water area changes in seasons. The largest area in September 2002 of the open water is 28.92km², which is 93.11% of the total area of the wetland; while only 1.52km² in the dry season in Feborary 2006, which is 4.89% of the total area of the wetland. There is 19 times difference of the open water areas between rain and dry seasons in this area. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data format with the data size of 48KB.

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Science and Technology of China(2008FY110300);HR Program of Yunnan Province(2012HB002);Chinese Academy of Sciences(Y22Q0203TD)

Data Citation:

LI Jie, HU Jinming, LIU Chuang, SHI Ruixiang. Boundary Data of Napahai Wetland[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2016.

Li, J., Hu, J. M., Liu, C., et al. Boundary data of Napahai Wetland [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2017, 1(3): 369. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2017.03.19.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 NapahaiWetland.kmz 17.01KB
2 NapahaiWetlandshp.rar 30.98KB