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Plant Production Potential Dataset at 0.25° Resolution in the Belt and Road and Surround Region (2015)

ZHANG Qian1XIN Xiaozhou1ZHANG Hailong1GONG Wei1LI Li1LIU Qinhuo1
1 State Key Laboratory of Remote Sensing Science,Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth,Chinese Academy of Science,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Oct. 2017

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Key Words:

The Belt and Road,light-temperature potential productivity,light-temperature-water potential productivity,2015


Solar radiation, temperature and water are indispensable climatic factors for plant growth. They are the key parameters that restrict plant production potential. The data set covers the Belt and Road and their adjacent area, including Asia, Africa, Europe and Oceania in 0.25° resolution. Buddyevsky continuous distribution principle was used to estimate plant production potential in the Belt and Road and the surround region. Specifically, MuSyQ (Multi-source data Synergized Quantitative remote sensing production system) radiation products in 2015 were used to calculate the photosynthetically active radiation. In calculating the photosynthetic productive potential, the ECMWF (European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts) temperature grid data in 2015 was used to validate the photosynthetic productive potential for the light-temperature potential productivity. Finally, the data was integrated by evaporation data (based on ECMWF atmospheric reanalysis data and remote sensing products) and precipitation data (from Climate Predicton Center Morphing Technique, CMORPH) to get light-temperature-water potential productivity (kg/ha). The result shows that there were several higher regions of plant light-temperature-water production potential in the middle of Africa and islands in the southeast Asia, while it is little in the west of China, Russia, middle and west Asia and north Africa. The dataset was archived in .tif format with the compressed data size of 6.57MB.

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ZHANG Qian, XIN Xiaozhou, ZHANG Hailong, GONG Wei, LI Li, LIU Qinhuo. Plant Production Potential Dataset at 0.25° Resolution in the Belt and Road and Surround Region (2015)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2017.

Zhang, Q., Xin, X. Z., Zhang, H. L., et al. Plant production potential dataset at 0.25° resolution in the Belt & Road and surround region (2015) [J]. Journal of Global Change Data & Discovery, 2018, 1(1): 18-22. DOI: 10.3974/geodp.2018.01.04.

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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 B&RPlantProducPotential_LT.tif 3364.06KB
2 B&RPlantProducPotential_LTW.tif 3364.06KB