1:1000,000 scale rangeland spacial distribution map of the Heihe River basin (1998)
1:1000,000 scale rangeland spacial distribution map of the Heihe River basin (1998)

This data was compiled by Qiu Baoming, Gao Qianzhao, Peng Qilong, etc. of Lanzhou Desert Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and published by Xi'an map publishing house in 1988 (Qiu Baoming, etc., 1988). The grassland is mainly divided into eleven categories: swamp grassland, low humidity grassland, plain desert grassland, plain semi desert grassland, desert riverside sparse forest shrub grassland, mountain desert grassland, mountain semi desert grassland, mountain grassland grassland, mountain meadow grassland, mountain meadow grassland, mountain shrub meadow grassland and ancillary grassland. Property fields include: Grassland code, type, and subclass.

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Chou, B., Peng, Q., Gao, Q. (2013). < b>1:1000,000 scale rangeland spacial distribution map of the Heihe River basin (1998)</b>2013. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1.Li, X., Nan, Z.T., Cheng, G.D., Ding, Y.J., Wu, L.Z., Wang, L.X., Wang, J., Ran, Y.H., Li, H.X., Pan, X.D., & Zhu, Z.M. (2011). Toward an improved data stewardship and service for environmental and ecological science data in west China. International Journal of Digital Earth, 4(4): 347-359. DOI: 10.1080/17538947.2011.558123. (View Details |Download)

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  • Temporal resolution: Yearly
  • Spatial resolution: 10m - 100m
  • Format: Shapefile
  • File size: 5.99 MB
  • Browse count:13231
  • Temporal coverage:1988-01-13 To 1989-01-12
  • Access: Offline
  • Updated time:2021-04-19

Resource Provider: Chou Baoming   Peng Qilong   Gao Qianzhao