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Dataset on Aeolian Sand Dynamic Process of Gobi Surface

ZHANG Kecun1ZHANG Weimin1QU Jianjun1AN Zhishan1TAN Lihai1
1 Key Laboratory of Desert and Desertification,Dunhuang Gobi and Desert Ecology and Environment Research Station,Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Lanzhou 730000,Gansu,China



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Key Words:

gravel mulch,wind speed profile,sand transport,drag velocity,Journal of Arid Land


The dataset on aeolian sand dynamic process of Gobi surface is the data collection from the experiments on Aeolian sand dynamics process of Gobi surface in Dunhuang, Gansu Province of China in 2014. Besides the geolocation and photos data of the experiment, the observation on wind speed changes in different heights; wind speed profile data on 10%, 30%, 50%, 80% Gobi surface observed in the mobile wind tunnel, as well as the statistics and analysis data have been recorded in 12 tables in the dataset. The dataset is archived in kmz, .shp, .jpg and.xlsx data formats with the compressed data size of 5.16MB. The analyzing paper was published at the Journal of Arid Land, No.3.Vol.7, 2015.

Foundation Item:

Chinese Academy of Sciences (KZCX2-EW-313);Ministry of Science and Technology of China (2012CB026105);National Natural Science Foundation of China (41371027)

Data Citation:

ZHANG Kecun, ZHANG Weimin, QU Jianjun, AN Zhishan, TAN Lihai. Dataset on Aeolian Sand Dynamic Process of Gobi Surface[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2016.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 DataAeolianSandDynamicGobi.rar 5290.39KB
2 SampleSite.kmz 1.58KB