CHINA

    Country China
    Stations 40
    Organisation Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    Contact Prof. Suxia Liu
    Website no link available
    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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