Published November 1, 2023 | Version v1
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Gridded runoff and evapotranspiration dataset for seven major river basins of the Tibetan Plateau during 1998-2017

  • 1. Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences


This data set describes the spatiotemporal distribution of runoff and evapotranspiration for the headwater of seven river basins (the Yellow, Yangtze, Mekong, Salween, Brahmaputra, Ganges, and Indus) in the Tibetan Plateau. This was achieved using an observation-constrained distributed cryosphere-hydrology model, known as the WEB-DHM. The time range is 1998-2017 at a monthly scale, the spatial resolution is 5km×5km, and the unit is mm/month. 

For the convenience of users, this data is stored in TIF format, with each combination of different watersheds forming a separate file. Each file contains two variable: either runoff or evapotranspiration. These files can be opened with ArcGIS, Python, R, and other tools.


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