CHINA

Country China
Stations 40
Organisation Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Contact Prof. Suxia Liu
Alan Robock
Website
Official References Liu S., Mo X, Li H., Peng G., Robock A. 2001 The spatial variation of soil moisture in China:Geostatistical Characteristics. Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan , 79 (2B) 555-574; Robock, Alan, Konstantin Y. Vinnikov, Govindarajalu Srinivasan, Jared K. Entin, Steven E. Hollinger, Nina A. Speranskaya, Suxia Liu, and A. Namkhai, 2000: The Global Soil Moisture Data Bank. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc., 81, 1281-1299
Variables measured soil moisture
Depths of soil moisture measurements 0.00 - 0.05 m
0.05 - 0.10 m
0.10 - 0.20 m
0.20 - 0.30 m
0.30 - 0.40 m
0.40 - 0.50 m
0.50 - 0.60 m
0.60 - 0.70 m
0.70 - 0.80 m
0.80 - 0.90 m
0.90 - 1.00 m
Soil Moisture sensors used Coring device/auger
Data availability from 1981-01-08 to 1999-12-28

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