The annual ecological investigation data of desert vegetation with different desert types in Heihe river basin in 2013

At the end of September and the beginning of October, 2013, desert plants in typical areas of heihe basin stopped their growth period to conduct year-end ecological survey.

There are altogether 8 survey and observation fields, which are: piedmont desert, piedmont gobi, middle reaches desert, middle reaches gobi, middle reaches desert, lower reaches desert, lower reaches gobi and lower reaches desert, with a size of 40m×40m.

Three 20m×20m large quadrats were fixed in each observation field, named S1, S2 and S3, and regular shrub surveys were conducted.Each large quadrat was fixed with 4 5m x 5m small quadrats, named A, B, C, D, for the herbal survey.

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The annual ecological investigation data of desert vegetation with different desert types in Heihe river basin in 2013. National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2014. doi: 10.3972/heihe.214.2013.db. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1. Su, P. X. , Xie, T. T. , & Zhou, Z. J. . (2011). C4 plant species and geographical distribution in relation to climate in the desert vegetation of china. Sciences in Cold and Arid Regions, 003(5), 381-391.( View Details | Download | Bibtex)

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Water use efficiency and related regulation mechanisms of desert vegetation in different scales (No:91025026)

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East: 101.28 West: 99.75
South: 38.71 North: 42.11
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  • Temporal coverage: 2013-09-28 To 2013-12-31
  • Updated time: 2019-08-09
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