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Tarim River Main Stream Oasis

GUI Dongwei1,2,3ZHANG Siyuan1,2LI Bofei1,2LIU Chuang4
1 State Key Laboratory of Desert and Oasis Ecology,Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Urumqi 830011,China2 Cele National Station of Observation and Research for Desert-Grassland Ecosystems,Cele 848300,China3 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100049,China4 Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100101,China


Published:Dec. 2022

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Key Words:

Tarim River,Tarim Basin,Oasis,Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,data encyclopedia


Tarim River Main Stream Oasis is located in Tarim Basin, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. The geo-location of Tarim River Main Stream Oasis is 39°36'18"N - 41°43'16"N, 81°41'56"E - 88°28'08"E. The area of Tarim River Main Stream Oasis is 19,847.55 km² based on the Albers projection, and its perimeter is 4,547.18 km based on the Lambert projection. The oasis involves 8 counties in 3 prefectures (Autonomous prefectures, Municipalities), with 63.51% in Bayingol Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture (In Yuli, Luntai, Ruoqiang and Korla, the oasis area accounts for 35.75%, 19.57%, 5.19% and 3.00% respectively); with 36.16% in Aksu (In Shaya, Kuqa and Xinhe, the oasis area accounts for 25.8%, 10.2% and 0.16% respectively); and with 0.33% in Alaer. The dataset was developed based on Google earth images in 2019. The dataset is archived in .kmz and .shp data formats, and consists of 17 data files with 26.6 MB (compressed into one single file with 17.4 MB).

Foundation Item:

Ministry of Science and Technology of P. R. China (2022xjkk010201)

Data Citation:

GUI Dongwei, ZHANG Siyuan, LI Bofei, LIU Chuang. Tarim River Main Stream Oasis[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2022.

Data Product:

ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 TarimRiverMainStreamOasis.kmz 7000.89KB
2 TarimRiverMainStreamOasisshp.rar 10879.53KB