Landuse/Landcover data of the QinghaiLake River Basin (2000)

Landuse/Landcover data of the QinghaiLake River Basin (2000)

The data is a land cover dataset of the Qinghai Lake Basin, which was derived from the "China 1: 100,000 Land Use Dataset" in 2000. It was constructed based on Landsat MSS, TM and ETM remote sensing data within three years using satellite remote sensing. This data uses a hierarchical land cover classification system, which divides the country into 6 first-class categories (arable land, forest land, grassland, waters, urban and rural areas, industrial and mining, residential land and unused land), and 31 second-class categories. The attribute fields include: Area, Perimeter, Code (Land Code), Name (Land Type).

File naming and required software

File name: QinghaiLake_Landcover2k.shp
Data reading method: data can be opened and viewed with ArcGIS software

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

Liu, J., Zhuang, D., Wang, J., Zhou, W., Wu, S. (2014). Landuse/Landcover data of the QinghaiLake River Basin (2000). A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles, (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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

Copyright & License

To respect the intellectual property rights, protect the rights of data authors, expand services 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the data in the research results generated by using the data (including published papers, articles, data products, and unpublished research reports, data products and other results).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.

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: 101.45 West: 97.56
South: 36.17 North: 38.42
  • Temporal resolution: Yearly
  • File size: 14 MB
  • Views: 5758
  • Downloads: 67
  • Access: Requestable
  • Temporal coverage: 2000
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19
: LIU Jiyuan   ZHUANG Dafang   WANG Jianhua   ZHOU Wancun   WU Shixin  

Distributor: A Big Earth Data Platform for Three Poles


Export metadata