China meteorological forcing dataset (1979-2018)

China meteorological forcing dataset (1979-2018)

The China Meteorological Forcing Dataset (CMFD) is a high spatial-temporal resolution gridded near-surface meteorological dataset that was developed specifically for studies of land surface processes in China. The dataset was made through fusion of remote sensing products, reanalysis dataset and in-situ observation data at weather stations. Its record starts from January 1979 and keeps extending (currently up to December 2018) with a temporal resolution of three hours and a spatial resolution of 0.1°. Seven near-surface meteorological elements are provided in CMFD, including 2-meter air temperature, surface pressure, specific humidity, 10-meter wind speed, downward shortwave radiation, downward longwave radiation and precipitation rate.

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Yang, K., He, J., Wenjun, T., Lu, H., Qin, J., Chen, Y., Li, X. (2019). China meteorological forcing dataset (1979-2018). A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles, DOI: 10.11888/AtmosphericPhysics.tpe.249369.file. CSTR: 18406.11.AtmosphericPhysics.tpe.249369.file. (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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1. He, J., Yang, K., Tang, W. Lu, H., Qin, J., Chen, Y.Y., & Li, X. (2020). The first high-resolution meteorological forcing dataset for land process studies over China. Scientific Data, 7, 25, View Details | Bibtex)

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  • Temporal coverage: 1979-01-01 To 2018-12-31
  • Updated time: 2021-04-20
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