Multi-scale surface flux and meteorological elements observation dataset in the Haihe River Basin (Huailai station-automatic weather station-10m tower, 2013)

The data set contains the observation data of the 10m tower automatic weather station on December 31, 2013 at 1 solstice on January 1, 2013.Station is located in huailai county, hebei province, east garden town, under the surface of irrigated corn.The latitude and longitude of the observation point is 115.7880E, 40.3491N, and the altitude is 480m.

The automatic weather station is installed on a 10m tower, the acquisition frequency is 30s, and the output time is 10min.The observation factors include air temperature and relative humidity (5m), and the direction is due north.The wind speed (10m), the wind direction (10m), the direction is due to the north;Air pressure (installed in waterproof box);Rainfall (10m);The four-component radiation (5m), the direction is due to the south;The infrared surface temperature (5m), the arm is facing south, and the probe is facing vertically downward.The soil temperature and humidity probe was buried 1.5m south of the meteorological tower. The soil temperature probe was buried at a depth of 2cm, 4cm, 10cm, 20cm, 40cm, 80cm, 120cm and 160cm. The soil moisture sensor was buried at a depth of 2cm, 4cm, 10cm, 20cm, 80cm, 120cm and 160cm.The average soil temperature was buried 2,4 cm underground.Soil hot flow plates (3) are buried in the ground 6cm.Processing and quality control of observation data :(1) ensure 144 data per day (every 10min). If data is missing, it will be marked by -6999;(2) eliminate the moments with duplicate records;(3) data that is obviously beyond the physical meaning or the range of the instrument is deleted;(4) the format of date and time is unified, and the date and time are in the same column.For example, the time is: 2013-6-10-10:30.From February 4 to February 27, due to probe problems, soil moisture data at depth of 20, 40, 80 and 120cm were wrong;From January 1st to January 3rd and April 25th solstice May 20th due to probe problems, soil moisture data at depth of 2, 4 and 10cm were wrong;From January 1 to May 10, soil moisture data at 160cm depth was wrong due to probe problems.Dec 11 - dec 31 data missing due to power converter damage.

Data released by the automatic weather station include:Date/Time, air temperature and humidity observation (Ta_5m, RH_5m) (℃, %), wind speed (Ws_10m) (m/s), wind direction (WD) (°), pressure (hpa), precipitation (Rain) (mm), four-component radiation (DR, UR, DLR, ULR, Rn) (W/m2), surface radiation temperature (IRT_1, IRT_2) (℃),Soil heat flux (Gs_1, Gs_2, Gs_3) (W/m2), multi-layer soil moisture (Ms_2cm, Ms_4cm, Ms_10cm, Ms_20cm, Ms_40cm, Ms_80cm, Ms_120cm, Ms_160cm) (%), multi-layer soil temperature (Ts_2cm, Ts_4cm, Ts_10cm, Ts_20cm, Ts_40cm, Ts_80cm, Ts_120cm, Ts_160cm) (℃), average soil temperature TCAV (℃).

Guo et al, 2020 is used for site introduction and Liu et al, 2013 for data processing.

File naming and required software

File naming method: **** station-#### stations-xx tower, yyyy, where **** represents the site name, #### # represents the site type, xx represents the tower height (meters), yyyy represents the data observation year
Data usage: this data is tabular data, which can be opened and viewed by WPS, Ecxel and other software

Data Citations Data citation guideline What's data citation?
Cite as:

LIU Shaomin, XU Ziwei. Multi-scale surface flux and meteorological elements observation dataset in the Haihe River Basin (Huailai station-automatic weather station-10m tower, 2013). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2016. DOI: 10.3972/haihe.012.2015.db. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

Related Literatures:

1. Liu, S.M., Xu, Z.W., Zhu, Z.L., Jia, Z.Z., & Zhu, M.J. (2013). Measurements of evapotranspiration from eddy-covariance systems and large aperture scintillometers in the Hai River Basin, China. Journal of Hydrology, 487, 24-38.( View Details | Download | Bibtex)

2. Guo, A.L., Liu, S.M., Zhu, Z.L., Xu, Z.W., Xiao, Q., Ju, Q., Zhang, Y., Yang, X.F. (2020). Impact of Lake/Reservoir Expansion and Shrinkage on Energy and Water Vapor Fluxes in the Surrounding Area. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 125, e2020JD032833. View Details | Bibtex)

Using this data, the data citation is required to be referenced and the related literatures are suggested to be cited.

References literature

1.Liu, S.M., Lu, L., Mao, D., & Jia, L. (2007). Evaluating parameterizations of aerodynamic resistance to heat transfer using field measurements. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 11(2), 769-283. (View Details | Download )

2.Jia, Z.Z., Liu, S.M., Xu, Z.W,, Chen, Y.J., & Zhu, M.J. (2012). Validation of remotely sensed evapotranspiration over the Hai River Basin, China. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117(D13). (View Details | Download )

3.Liu, S.M., Xu, Z.W., Wang, W.Z., Bai, J., Jia, Z., Zhu, M., & Wang, J.M. (2011). A comparison of eddy-covariance and large aperture scintillometer measurements with respect to the energy balance closure problem. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 15(4), 1291-1306. doi:10.5194/hess-15-1291-2011. (View Details | Download )

4.Lu, L., Liu, S.M., Xu, Z.W., Yang, K., Cai, X.H., Jia, L., & Wang, J.M. (2009). The characteristics and parameterization of aerodynamic roughness length over heterogeneous surfaces. Advances in atmospheric sciences, 26(1), 180-190. (View Details | Download )

Support Program


Copyright & License

To respect the intellectual property rights, protect the rights of data authors,expand servglacials of the data center, and evaluate the application potential of data, data users should clearly indicate the source of the data and the author of the data in the research results generated by using the data (including published papers, articles, data products, and unpublished research reports, data products and other results). For re-posting (second or multiple releases) data, the author must also indicate the source of the original data.

Example of acknowledgement statement is included below: The data set is provided by National Tibetan Plateau Data Center (

License: This work is licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Related Resources

Current page automatically show English comments Show comments in all languages

Download Follow
Geographic coverage
East: 115.79 West: 115.79
South: 40.35 North: 40.35
  • Temporal resolution: Hourly
  • File size: 2 MB
  • Views: 8,387
  • Downloads: 41
  • Access: Requestable
  • Temporal coverage: 2013-01-14 To 2014-01-13
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19
: LIU Shaomin   XU Ziwei  

Distributor: National Tibetan Plateau Data Center


Export metadata