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Boundary Dataset of Black and Typical Black Soil Regions in Northeast China

LIU Baoyuan1ZHANG Ganlin2XIE Yun1SHEN Bo3GU Zhijia1DING Yingying1
1 State Key Laboratory of Earth Surface Processes and Resource Ecology Faculty of Geographical Science,Beijing Normal University,Beijing 100875,China2 State Key Laboratory of Soil and Sustainable Agriculture Institute of Soil Science,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Nanjing 210008,China3 Songliao Water Resources Commission,Ministry of Water Resources of P. R. China,Changchun 130021,China


Published:Jun. 2021

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Key Words:

Black Soil Region,Typical Black Soil Region,Northeastern China


Based on the Soil map data in 1:1 million scale from the second national soil survey (1979), the boundaries of black and typical black soil regions in Northeast China were identified. The statistics result from the dataset indicated that the area of the black soil region was 556,000 km², including 146 counties; the area of the typical soil region was 333000 km², including 138 counties in Northeast China. The dataset is consisted of 14 data files and archived in .shp data format with the data size of 1.11 MB (compressed to one single file with 711 KB). The research article based on the dataset was published at Chinese Science Bulletin, Vol.66, No.1, 2021.

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Science and Technology of P. R. China (2018YFC0507000)

Data Citation:

LIU Baoyuan, ZHANG Ganlin, XIE Yun, SHEN Bo, GU Zhijia, DING Yingying. Boundary Dataset of Black and Typical Black Soil Regions in Northeast China[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2021.


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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 BlackSoilRegionChina.rar 711.80KB