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Assessing Interannual Urbanization of China's Six Megacities Since 2000

Sisi Yu, Zengxiang Zhang, Fang Liu, Xiao Wang, Shunguang Hu
2019 Remote Sensing  
Given the deficiencies of existing research, this study explored the interannual urbanization process of China's six megacities during 2000–2018 from four aspects, namely, the basic characteristics of  ...  As a large and populous developing country, China has entered the rapid urbanization stage since 2000. Until 2018, China has accounted for nearly 1/5 of global megacities.  ...  Taking China's six megacities as the study area, this work explored their interannual urbanization processes during 2000-2018 from the aspects of basic characteristics of urban land expansion, expansion  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11182138 fatcat:wvejjuma4jbbdl23adj2l6rkeu

Identification of Polycentric Cities in China Based on NPP-VIIRS Nighttime Light Data

Mingguo Ma, Qin Lang, Hong Yang, Kaifang Shi, Wei Ge
2020 Remote Sensing  
The results show 7239 urban centers in 2200 cities in China in 2017, with an average of 3.3 urban centers per city. Approximately 68% of the cities had significant polycentric structures.  ...  urban centers.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12193248 fatcat:56bsjvyszndwzadfrk5kn3gohq

Trends in vegetation productivity related to climate change in China's Pearl River Delta

Sawaid Abbas, Janet E. Nichol, Man Sing Wong, Simone Lolli
2021 PLoS ONE  
largest megacity: the Pearl River Delta (PRD) of China.  ...  of high temperature growth thresholds.  ...  Whereas the average global temperature has increased by approximately~0.8˚C since 1880, two-thirds of this since 1975 [14] , in the largest cities, the urban heat island (UHI) effect has added 1.72˚C  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0245467 pmid:33626042 fatcat:oa7qidmxvfdn3aotddvy6dhvr4

Spatial distribution and interannual variation of surface PM10 concentrations over eighty-six Chinese cities

W. J. Qu, R. Arimoto, X. Y. Zhang, C. H. Zhao, Y. Q. Wang, L. F. Sheng, G. Fu
2010 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
The spatial distribution of the aerosols over 86 Chinese cities was reconstructed from air pollution index (API) records for summer 2000 to winter 2006.  ...  PM 10 showed evidence for a decreasing trend for the northern cities while in the other zones urban PM 10 levels fluctuated, but showed no obvious change over time.  ...  We used the median values to assess interannual variations in the PM 10 concentrations for the three latitudinal zones for 2000 to 2006 (Fig. 7) .  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-10-5641-2010 fatcat:jbjow7durjflbiypm2jy32maz4

Overestimating Impacts of Urbanization on Regional Temperatures in Developing Megacity: Beijing as an Example

Wei Cao, Lin Huang, Lulu Liu, Jun Zhai, Dan Wu
2019 Advances in Meteorology  
As the capital of China and one of the world's megacities, Beijing has experienced rapid urbanization over the past 30 years.  ...  Therefore, the actual warming effects of urbanization on temperatures were overestimated in megacities or urban agglomeration regions.  ...  Beijing, both China's capital and one of the world's megacities, has experienced rapid urbanization over the past 30 years.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/3985715 fatcat:7qfdja2qbvhmlbial5wnzef5ym

The Migration of the Warming Center and Urban Heat Island Effect in Shanghai During Urbanization

Zhongping Shen, Jun Shi, Jianguo Tan, Hanwei Yang
2020 Frontiers in Earth Science  
, the migration of urban warming centers in different decades since 1980s and their possible causes were analyzed, and the temporal and spatial variation characters of urban heat island (UHI) were investigated  ...  With the accelerating process of urbanization, the UHI in Shanghai gradually expanded from the urban areas to the surrounding suburbs and even began to expand radially toward the southwest of the rural  ...  Since 2011, relying on the industrial upgrading and the construction of Nanhui New City and Disneyland, the construction land area of Nanhui increased by 86.3%, and the Interannual Variation in Urban Heat  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2020.00340 fatcat:i34tkv6vgfhkxdqe7ohpylewqi

Spatial–Temporal Impacts of Urban Sprawl on Ecosystem Services: Implications for Urban Planning in The Process of Rapid Urbanization

Xiaoyan Li, Gulinaer Suoerdahan, Zhenyu Shi, Zihan Xing, Yongxing Ren, Ran Yang
2021 Land  
The results showed that Changchun has undergone considerable urban expansion since 2000, which has significantly impacted all ESs in terms of spatial and temporal heterogeneity.  ...  Since the expansion of large-scale infrastructures, the mean ES values of developed urban areas are the lowest among the three zones, except for water retention and sandstorm prevention in 2015, when the  ...  We assessed six ESs and their interrelation in different urbanization areas.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land10111210 fatcat:xjucarlhfvcihgemt3zjvsovgy

Increasing but Variable Trend of Surface Ozone in the Yangtze River Delta Region of China

Keqin Tang, Haoran Zhang, Weihang Feng, Hong Liao, Jianlin Hu, Nan Li
2022 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
Surface ozone (O3) increased by ∼20% in the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region of China during 2014–2020, but the aggravating trend is highly variable on interannual time and city-level space scales.  ...  Consequently, the decreases of both NOx (3.3% yr−1) and VOCs (7.7% yr−1) in 2018–2020 obviously slowed down the aggravating trend of O3.  ...  Trends in China's Anthropogenic Emissions since 2010 as the Consequence of Clean Air Actions. Atmos. Chem.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2022.836191 fatcat:myk4yr7ggzcupanm4rtct5o6ve

Driving Effects and Spatial-Temporal Variations in Economic Losses Due to Flood Disasters in China

Zhixiong Zhang, Qing Li, Changjun Liu, Liuqian Ding, Qiang Ma, Yao Chen
2022 Water  
China's current economic growth leads to an increase in flood control pressure, thus explaining the incremental effect of the economic effect.  ...  Considering the weak foundation of flash flood disaster prevention and control in China, non-engineering measures for flash flood prevention and control have been implemented since 2010, achieving remarkable  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank the China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w14142266 fatcat:zsizods6erde7hojgjzztaur2m

Research Trends, Hotspots and Frontiers of Ozone Pollution from 1996 to 2021: A Review Based on a Bibliometric Visualization Analysis

Yongjiang Hou, Zheng Shen
2022 Sustainability  
Research topics in this field have mainly focused on three aspects: risk assessment of ozone pollution for both humans and plants under short-term and long-term exposure; ozone pollution characterization  ...  A total of 2932 publications in the field of ozone pollution were obtained from the Web of Science and briefly reviewed using a bibliometric analysis and WOS-based citation reports.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su141710898 fatcat:pqc7pwonefhexm4zuoqoiua26u

Four-year (2006–2009) eddy covariance measurements of CO2 flux over an urban area in Beijing

H. Z. Liu, J. W. Feng, L. Järvi, T. Vesala
2012 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
It was of interest to study of the temporal and spatial variability of <i>F</i><sub>c</sub> in this urban environment of a developing country.  ...  Total vehicle population was the most important factor controlling the inter-annual variability of <i>F</i><sub>c</sub> in this urban area.</p>  ...  This research was supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program, 2010CB951801), NSFC projects (41021004, 41030106).  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-12-7881-2012 fatcat:u5gf3f3zabfqpox36r5b2uftl4

Social vulnerability to climate change in Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Vietnam [chapter]

Nguyen Huu Ninh, Luong Quang Huy, Philip Michael Kelly, Phan Toan
2022 Sustainable Development: Asia-Pacific Perspectives  
Vulnerabilities of urban communities in megacities of Asia to long-term impacts of projected climate change need to be assessed in terms of energy, communication, transportation, water run-off and water  ...  in the interannual variability of daily precipitation in the Asian summer monsoon (Lal et al., 2000; May, 2004a; Giorgi and Bi, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.1017/9780511977961.029 fatcat:fdm2jvgtuvcinmfbp44siqec44

Local and synoptic meteorological influences on daily variability in summertime surface ozone in eastern China

Han Han, Jane Liu, Lei Shu, Tijian Wang, Huiling Yuan
2020 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
Our assessment highlights the importance of meteorology in modulating ozone pollution over China.  ...  The six SWPs are formed under the integral influence of the East Asian summer monsoon, the western Pacific subtropical high, the Meiyu front, and the typhoon activities.  ...  This research is supported by the National Key Basic Research Development Program (grant no. 2016YFA0600204) and by the Natural Science Foundation of China (grant nos. 41621005, 91744209, 91544230, 41375140  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-20-203-2020 fatcat:xwy5ewzghndbfjwn2wudxozwu4

Seasonal Variations of Daytime Land Surface Temperature and Their Underlying Drivers over Wuhan, China

Liang Chen, Xuelei Wang, Xiaobin Cai, Chao Yang, Xiaorong Lu
2021 Remote Sensing  
Our research results can contribute to the urban planning and urban greening of Wuhan and promote the healthy and sustainable development of the city.  ...  Rapid urbanization greatly alters land surface vegetation cover and heat distribution, leading to the development of the urban heat island (UHI) effect and seriously affecting the healthy development of  ...  This study can help to objectively manage the relationship between urban built-up areas, green spaces, and forest lands in urban planning and construction.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13020323 fatcat:la5wmc6cunchtomiei67anbsra

Source apportionment of urban fine particle number concentration during summertime in Beijing

Z.R. Liu, B. Hu, Q. Liu, Y. Sun, Y.S. Wang
2014 Atmospheric Environment  
While the Digest draws from a wide list of scientific research publications it is not meant to be a fully exhaustive compilation of the relevant published research.  ...  Note -To jump directly to a particular article or section, simply hold ctrl and left click on the title of the article or section you wish to read.  ...  Starting since 6 August 2010 Moscow was covered with thick smoke of unusually high PM10 and BC concentrations, considerably affected by huge forest and peat fires around megacity.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.06.055 fatcat:nxxjugmqrjb37lx6jtn3s4ltyy
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