Extreme environment datasets for the three poles
Extreme environment datasets for the three poles
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13 May 2022
High-resolution bathymetry models for the Lena Delta and Kolyma Gulf coastal zones
Matthias Fuchs, Juri Palmtag, Bennet Juhls, Pier Paul Overduin, Guido Grosse, Ahmed Abdelwahab, Michael Bedington, Tina Sanders, Olga Ogneva, Irina V. Fedorova, Nikita S. Zimov, Paul J. Mann, and Jens Strauss
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2279–2301, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2279-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2279-2022, 2022
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13 May 2022
A comprehensive dataset of microbial abundance, dissolved organic carbon, and nitrogen in Tibetan Plateau glaciers
Yongqin Liu, Pengcheng Fang, Bixi Guo, Mukan Ji, Pengfei Liu, Guannan Mao, Baiqing Xu, Shichang Kang, and Junzhi Liu
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2303–2314, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2303-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2303-2022, 2022
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12 May 2022
A global drought dataset of standardized moisture anomaly index incorporating snow dynamics (SZIsnow) and its application in identifying large-scale drought events
Lei Tian, Baoqing Zhang, and Pute Wu
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2259–2278, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2259-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2259-2022, 2022
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12 May 2022
A new global dataset of mountain glacier centerline and length
Dahong Zhang, Gang Zhou, Wen Li, Shiqiang Zhang, Xiaojun Yao, and Shimei Wei
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-141,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-141, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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06 May 2022
Integrated hydrogeological and hydrogeochemical dataset of an alpine catchment in the northern Qinghai–Tibet Plateau
Zhao Pan, Rui Ma, Ziyong Sun, Yalu Hu, Qixin Chang, Mengyan Ge, Shuo Wang, Jianwei Bu, Xiang Long, Yanxi Pan, and Lusong Zhao
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2147–2165, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2147-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2147-2022, 2022
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06 May 2022
HCPD-CA: high-resolution climate projection dataset in central Asia
Yuan Qiu, Jinming Feng, Zhongwei Yan, and Jun Wang
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 2195–2208, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2195-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-2195-2022, 2022
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05 May 2022
HMRFS-TP: long-term daily gap-free snow cover products over the Tibetan Plateau from 2002 to 2021 based on Hidden Markov Random Field model
Yan Huang, Jiahui Xu, Jingyi Xu, Yelei Zhao, Bailang Yu, Hongxing Liu, Shujie Wang, Wanjia Xu, Jianping Wu, and Zhaojun Zheng
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-134,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-134, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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22 Apr 2022
A dataset of lake-catchment characteristics for the Tibetan Plateau
Junzhi Liu, Pengcheng Fang, Yefeng Que, Liang-Jun Zhu, Zheng Duan, Guoan Tang, Pengfei Liu, Mukan Ji, and Yongqin Liu
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-124,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-124, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 5 comments)
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28 Mar 2022
A long-term daily gridded snow depth dataset for the Northern Hemisphere from 1980 to 2019 based on machine learning
Yanxing Hu, Tao Che, Liyun Dai, Yu Zhu, Lin Xiao, Jie Deng, and Xin Li
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-63,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-63, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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25 Mar 2022
Permafrost changes in the northwestern Da Xing’anling Mountains, Northeast China in the past decade
Xiaoli Chang, Huijun Jin, Ruixia He, Yanlin Zhang, Xiaoying Li, Xiaoying Jin, and Guoyu Li
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-85,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-85, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 3 comments)
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21 Mar 2022
Permafrost, active layer, and meteorological data (2010–2020) at the Mahan Mountain relict permafrost site of northeastern Qinghai–Tibet Plateau
Tonghua Wu, Changwei Xie, Xiaofan Zhu, Jie Chen, Wu Wang, Ren Li, Amin Wen, Dong Wang, Peiqing Lou, Chengpeng Shang, Yune La, Xianhua Wei, Xin Ma, Yongping Qiao, Xiaodong Wu, Qiangqiang Pang, and Guojie Hu
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1257–1269, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1257-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1257-2022, 2022
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16 Mar 2022
A database of radiogenic Sr-Nd isotopes at the "three poles”
Zhiheng Du, Jiao Yang, Lei Wang, Ninglian Wang, Anders Svensson, Zhen Zhang, Xiangyu Ma, Yaping Liu, Shimeng Wang, Jianzhong Xu, and Cunde Xiao
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-91,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-91, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: open, 2 comments)
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04 Mar 2022
Microwave radiometry experiment for snow in Altay China: in situ time series of data for electromagnetic and physical features of snow pack and environment
Liyun Dai, Tao Che, Yang Zhang, Zhiguo Ren, Junlei Tan, Meerzhan Akynbekkyzy, Lin Xiao, Shengnan Zhou, Yuna Yan, Yan Liu, Hongyi Li, and Lifu Wang
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-68,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-68, 2022
Revised manuscript under review for ESSD (discussion: final response, 8 comments)
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02 Mar 2022
A 30-year monthly 5 km gridded surface elevation time series for the Greenland Ice Sheet from multiple satellite radar altimeters
Baojun Zhang, Zemin Wang, Jiachun An, Tingting Liu, and Hong Geng
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 973–989, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-973-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-973-2022, 2022
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24 Feb 2022
New high-resolution estimates of the permafrost thermal state and hydrothermal conditions over the Northern Hemisphere
Youhua Ran, Xin Li, Guodong Cheng, Jingxin Che, Juha Aalto, Olli Karjalainen, Jan Hjort, Miska Luoto, Huijun Jin, Jaroslav Obu, Masahiro Hori, Qihao Yu, and Xiaoli Chang
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 865–884, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-865-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-865-2022, 2022
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21 Feb 2022
Airborne ultra-wideband radar sounding over the shear margins and along flow lines at the onset region of the Northeast Greenland Ice Stream
Steven Franke, Daniela Jansen, Tobias Binder, John D. Paden, Nils Dörr, Tamara A. Gerber, Heinrich Miller, Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Veit Helm, Daniel Steinhage, Ilka Weikusat, Frank Wilhelms, and Olaf Eisen
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 763–779, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-763-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-763-2022, 2022
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21 Feb 2022
A new Greenland digital elevation model derived from ICESat-2 during 2018–2019
Yubin Fan, Chang-Qing Ke, and Xiaoyi Shen
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 781–794, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-781-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-781-2022, 2022
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21 Feb 2022
Reconstruction of a daily gridded snow water equivalent product for the land region above 45° N based on a ridge regression machine learning approach
Donghang Shao, Hongyi Li, Jian Wang, Xiaohua Hao, Tao Che, and Wenzheng Ji
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 795–809, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-795-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-795-2022, 2022
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17 Feb 2022
Black carbon and organic carbon dataset over the Third Pole
Shichang Kang, Yulan Zhang, Pengfei Chen, Junming Guo, Qianggong Zhang, Zhiyuan Cong, Susan Kaspari, Lekhendra Tripathee, Tanguang Gao, Hewen Niu, Xinyue Zhong, Xintong Chen, Zhaofu Hu, Xiaofei Li, Yang Li, Bigyan Neupane, Fangping Yan, Dipesh Rupakheti, Chaman Gul, Wei Zhang, Guangming Wu, Ling Yang, Zhaoqing Wang, and Chaoliu Li
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 683–707, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-683-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-683-2022, 2022
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09 Feb 2022
Snow depth product over Antarctic sea ice from 2002 to 2020 using multisource passive microwave radiometers
Xiaoyi Shen, Chang-Qing Ke, and Haili Li
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 619–636, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-619-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-619-2022, 2022
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08 Feb 2022
A high-resolution Antarctic grounding zone product from ICESat-2 laser altimetry
Tian Li, Geoffrey J. Dawson, Stephen J. Chuter, and Jonathan L. Bamber
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 535–557, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-535-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-535-2022, 2022
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28 Jan 2022
An in situ observation dataset of soil hydraulic properties and soil moisture in a high and cold mountainous area on the northeastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
Jie Tian, Baoqing Zhang, Xuejin Wang, and Chansheng He
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-21,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-21, 2022
Preprint under review for ESSD (discussion: final response, 8 comments)
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14 Jan 2022
Multi-year, spatially extensive, watershed-scale synoptic stream chemistry and water quality conditions for six permafrost-underlain Arctic watersheds
Arial J. Shogren, Jay P. Zarnetske, Benjamin W. Abbott, Samuel Bratsman, Brian Brown, Michael P. Carey, Randy Fulweber, Heather E. Greaves, Emma Haines, Frances Iannucci, Joshua C. Koch, Alexander Medvedeff, Jonathan A. O'Donnell, Leika Patch, Brett A. Poulin, Tanner J. Williamson, and William B. Bowden
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 95–116, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-95-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-95-2022, 2022
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14 Jan 2022
Retrogressive thaw slumps along the Qinghai-Tibet Engineering Corridor: a comprehensive inventory and their distribution characteristics
Zhuoxuan Xia, Lingcao Huang, Chengyan Fan, Shichao Jia, Zhanjun Lin, Lin Liu, Jing Luo, Fujun Niu, and Tingjun Zhang
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2021-439,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2021-439, 2022
Revised manuscript under review for ESSD (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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13 Jan 2022
A Landsat-derived annual inland water clarity dataset of China between 1984 and 2018
Hui Tao, Kaishan Song, Ge Liu, Qiang Wang, Zhidan Wen, Pierre-Andre Jacinthe, Xiaofeng Xu, Jia Du, Yingxin Shang, Sijia Li, Zongming Wang, Lili Lyu, Junbin Hou, Xiang Wang, Dong Liu, Kun Shi, Baohua Zhang, and Hongtao Duan
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 79–94, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-79-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-79-2022, 2022
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07 Dec 2021
A new snow depth data set over northern China by developing a comprehensive framework using the complex GNSS station networks (GSnow-CHINA v1.0, 2013–2020)
Wei Wan, Jie Zhang, Liyun Dai, Hong Liang, Baojian Liu, Zhizhou Guo, Heng Hu, Ting Yang, and Limin Zhao
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2021-432,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2021-432, 2021
Revised manuscript under review for ESSD (discussion: final response, 6 comments)
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09 Nov 2021
Primary productivity measurements in the Ross Sea, Antarctica: A regional synthesis
Walker O. Smith Jr.
Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2021-351,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2021-351, 2021
Revised manuscript accepted for ESSD (discussion: final response, 14 comments)
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29 Oct 2021
Greenland ice sheet mass balance from 1840 through next week
Kenneth D. Mankoff, Xavier Fettweis, Peter L. Langen, Martin Stendel, Kristian K. Kjeldsen, Nanna B. Karlsson, Brice Noël, Michiel R. van den Broeke, Anne Solgaard, William Colgan, Jason E. Box, Sebastian B. Simonsen, Michalea D. King, Andreas P. Ahlstrøm, Signe Bech Andersen, and Robert S. Fausto
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 5001–5025, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-5001-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-5001-2021, 2021
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26 Oct 2021
An 18S V4 rRNA metabarcoding dataset of protist diversity in the Atlantic inflow to the Arctic Ocean, through the year and down to 1000 m depth
Elianne Egge, Stephanie Elferink, Daniel Vaulot, Uwe John, Gunnar Bratbak, Aud Larsen, and Bente Edvardsen
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4913–4928, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4913-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4913-2021, 2021
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15 Oct 2021
A first investigation of hydrogeology and hydrogeophysics of the Maqu catchment in the Yellow River source region
Mengna Li, Yijian Zeng, Maciek W. Lubczynski, Jean Roy, Lianyu Yu, Hui Qian, Zhenyu Li, Jie Chen, Lei Han, Han Zheng, Tom Veldkamp, Jeroen M. Schoorl, Harrie-Jan Hendricks Franssen, Kai Hou, Qiying Zhang, Panpan Xu, Fan Li, Kai Lu, Yulin Li, and Zhongbo Su
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4727–4757, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4727-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4727-2021, 2021
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15 Oct 2021
The NIEER AVHRR snow cover extent product over China – a long-term daily snow record for regional climate research
Xiaohua Hao, Guanghui Huang, Tao Che, Wenzheng Ji, Xingliang Sun, Qin Zhao, Hongyu Zhao, Jian Wang, Hongyi Li, and Qian Yang
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4711–4726, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4711-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4711-2021, 2021
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24 Sep 2021
A 15-year circum-Antarctic iceberg calving dataset derived from continuous satellite observations
Mengzhen Qi, Yan Liu, Jiping Liu, Xiao Cheng, Yijing Lin, Qiyang Feng, Qiang Shen, and Zhitong Yu
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4583–4601, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4583-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4583-2021, 2021
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26 Aug 2021
A synthesis dataset of permafrost thermal state for the Qinghai–Tibet (Xizang) Plateau, China
Lin Zhao, Defu Zou, Guojie Hu, Tonghua Wu, Erji Du, Guangyue Liu, Yao Xiao, Ren Li, Qiangqiang Pang, Yongping Qiao, Xiaodong Wu, Zhe Sun, Zanpin Xing, Yu Sheng, Yonghua Zhao, Jianzong Shi, Changwei Xie, Lingxiao Wang, Chong Wang, and Guodong Cheng
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 4207–4218, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4207-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-4207-2021, 2021
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13 Aug 2021
100 years of lake evolution over the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau
Guoqing Zhang, Youhua Ran, Wei Wan, Wei Luo, Wenfeng Chen, Fenglin Xu, and Xin Li
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3951–3966, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3951-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3951-2021, 2021
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13 Aug 2021
Inter-annual variation in lake ice composition in the European Arctic: observations based on high-resolution thermistor strings
Bin Cheng, Yubing Cheng, Timo Vihma, Anna Kontu, Fei Zheng, Juha Lemmetyinen, Yubao Qiu, and Jouni Pulliainen
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3967–3978, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3967-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3967-2021, 2021
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06 Aug 2021
Programme for Monitoring of the Greenland Ice Sheet (PROMICE) automatic weather station data
Robert S. Fausto, Dirk van As, Kenneth D. Mankoff, Baptiste Vandecrux, Michele Citterio, Andreas P. Ahlstrøm, Signe B. Andersen, William Colgan, Nanna B. Karlsson, Kristian K. Kjeldsen, Niels J. Korsgaard, Signe H. Larsen, Søren Nielsen, Allan Ø. Pedersen, Christopher L. Shields, Anne M. Solgaard, and Jason E. Box
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3819–3845, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3819-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3819-2021, 2021
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19 Jul 2021
Long-term variations in actual evapotranspiration over the Tibetan Plateau
Cunbo Han, Yaoming Ma, Binbin Wang, Lei Zhong, Weiqiang Ma, Xuelong Chen, and Zhongbo Su
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3513–3524, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3513-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3513-2021, 2021
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19 Jul 2021
Greenland ice velocity maps from the PROMICE project
Anne Solgaard, Anders Kusk, John Peter Merryman Boncori, Jørgen Dall, Kenneth D. Mankoff, Andreas P. Ahlstrøm, Signe B. Andersen, Michele Citterio, Nanna B. Karlsson, Kristian K. Kjeldsen, Niels J. Korsgaard, Signe H. Larsen, and Robert S. Fausto
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3491–3512, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3491-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3491-2021, 2021
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16 Jul 2021
A 1 km resolution soil organic carbon dataset for frozen ground in the Third Pole
Dong Wang, Tonghua Wu, Lin Zhao, Cuicui Mu, Ren Li, Xianhua Wei, Guojie Hu, Defu Zou, Xiaofan Zhu, Jie Chen, Junmin Hao, Jie Ni, Xiangfei Li, Wensi Ma, Amin Wen, Chengpeng Shang, Yune La, Xin Ma, and Xiaodong Wu
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3453–3465, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3453-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3453-2021, 2021
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29 Jun 2021
The AntSMB dataset: a comprehensive compilation of surface mass balance field observations over the Antarctic Ice Sheet
Yetang Wang, Minghu Ding, Carleen H. Reijmer, Paul C. J. P. Smeets, Shugui Hou, and Cunde Xiao
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 3057–3074, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3057-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-3057-2021, 2021
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