Soil temperature and moisture observation data of the Yarlung Zangbo River Basin (2017)

This data set includes four soil temperature and moisture instrument observation points in the source area of the Yarlung Zangbo River Basin, that is Xietongmen County, Angren County, Saga County and Zhongba County. The observation time is from August 23 to December 10, 2017. And the observation interval is 10 minutes. There are 4 layers of depth of observation,which is 10cm, 40cm, 80cm and 120cm.The specific observation location and time range are as follows.

Saga Bridge From 12:50:00 August 31, 2017 to 17:20:00 December 10, 2017

Maquan River Bridge From 19:30:00 August 30, 2017 to 13:10:00 December 10, 2017

Duoxiongzangbu From 17:20:00 August 24, 2017 to 12:20:00 December 8, 2017

Pangdaya River Bridge From 11:30:00 August 23, 2017 to 9:10:00 December 4, 2017

The soil moisture data is accurate to 3 digits after decimal point. The soil temperature data is accurate to 1 digit after decimal point. Quality control includes eliminating the data when the sensor is not fully adapted to the soil environment and system errors caused by sensor failure. The data is stored as an excel file.

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LAN Cuo. Soil temperature and moisture observation data of the Yarlung Zangbo River Basin (2017). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, 2018. doi: 10.11888/Hydro.tpdc.270032. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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