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Cryospheric change in China
Abstract This paper provides an overview of the current status of the cryosphere in China and its changes. Up-to-date statistics of the cryosphere in China are summarized based on the latestExpand
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GRACE Gravity Satellite Observations of Terrestrial Water Storage Changes for Drought Characterization in the Arid Land of Northwestern China
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Drought is a complex natural hazard which can have negative effects on agriculture, economy, and human life. Expand
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Prediction of permafrost distribution on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in the next 50 and 100 years
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in 2001 reported that the Earth air temperature would rise by 1.4–5.8°C and 2.5°C on average by the year 2100. China regional climate model resultsExpand
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Using ground-penetrating radar to detect permafrost degradation in the northern limit of permafrost on the Tibetan Plateau
We used 50-MHz ground-penetrating radar to detect the boundary of permafrost in Xidatan region, the northern limit of the marginal and sporadic permafrost area on the Tibetan Plateau, China. WeExpand
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Hydrological Impacts of Land Use Change and Climate Variability in the Headwater Region of the Heihe River Basin, Northwest China
Land use change and climate variability are two key factors impacting watershed hydrology, which is strongly related to the availability of water resources and the sustainability of local ecosystems.Expand
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Modeling Land-Use and Land-Cover Change and Hydrological Responses under Consistent Climate Change Scenarios in the Heihe River Basin, China
This study investigated land-use and land-cover change (LUCC) and hydrological responses under consistent climate change scenarios (A1B and B1) in the Heihe River Basin (HRB), a typical arid inlandExpand
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A Decision Support System for irrigation water allocation along the middle reaches of the Heihe River Basin, Northwest China
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To improve the water resource management of the inland river basins of northwestern China, a Decision Support System is developed to provide an operative computer platform for decision makers. Expand
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Toward an improved data stewardship and service for environmental and ecological science data in West China
  • Xin Li, Z. Nan, +8 authors Zhongming Zhu
  • Geography, Computer Science
  • Int. J. Digit. Earth
  • 18 February 2011
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The Environmental and Ecological Science Data Center for West China (WestDC), sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), aims to collect, manage, integrate, and disseminate environmental and ecological data from western China. Expand
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Hydrological Responses to Land-Use Change Scenarios under Constant and Changed Climatic Conditions
This study quantified the hydrological responses to land-use change scenarios in the upper and middle Heihe River basin (HRB), northwest China, under constant and changed climatic conditions byExpand
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An Effective Interpolation Method for MODIS Land Surface Temperature on the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau
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An effective LST interpolation method is developed to address this issue and is used to interpolate MODIS/Terra LST data on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in 2005. Expand
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