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Ecological risk assessment of ecosystem services in the Taihu Lake Basin of China from 1985 to 2020

Xibao Xu, Guishan Yang, Yan Tan, Qianlai Zhuang, Hengpeng Li, Rongrong Wan, Weizhong Su, Jian Zhang
2016 Science of the Total Environment  
There are tremendous theoretical, methodological and policy challenges in evaluating the impact of land-use change on the degradation of ecosystem services (ES) at the regional scale.  ...  This study addresses these challenges by developing an interdisciplinary methodology based on the Procedure for Ecological Tiered Assessment of Risk (PETAR).  ...  We would like to express our great gratitude to the National Meteorological Center (NMC) of China for sharing extensive data used in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.120 pmid:26946060 fatcat:pyynejz7ovebdgubwsarp276ie

Ecosystem services and valuation of urban forests in China

C.Y. Jim, Wendy Y. Chen
2009 Cities  
Despite a long history of inserting vegetation in human settlements in China, modern scientific study of this natural-cum-cultural resource did not start until the 1990s.  ...  This paper reviews studies on the major ecosystem services provided by urban forests in China, including microclimatic amelioration (mainly evapotranspiration-cooling effects), carbon dioxide sequestration  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank the Seed Funding for Basic Research of our university for research grant support in connection with the project on cost-benefit analysis of urban greening in Chinese  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cities.2009.03.003 fatcat:7gyo6py6cvbdjduaatbme7nuxy

Application and Comparison of Multiple Models on Agricultural Sustainability Assessments: A Case Study of the Yangtze River Delta Urban Agglomeration, China

Xiaolei Geng, Dou Zhang, Chengwei Li, Yanyao Li, Jingling Huang, Xiangrong Wang
2020 Sustainability  
performance of the agroecosystems in 27 cities in the Yangtze River Delta Urban Agglomeration (YRDUA), China, in 2016.  ...  The models were compared using the Pearson correlation analysis and natural break method, to determine a more adaptive method for agricultural sustainability assessments.  ...  Acknowledgments: Acknowledgement for the land use rater maps data support from "National Earth System Science Data Sharing Infrastructure, National Science and Technology Infrastructure of China (http:  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13010121 fatcat:wrvopvqmrbf3hck7o64exoxope

Coastal Landscape Vulnerability Analysis in Eastern China—Based on Land-Use Change in Jiangsu Province

Yangfan Zhou, Lijie Pu, Ming Zhu
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Then, the spatial-temporal relationship assessment model of landscape fragility caused by human activities were constructed for each county of Jiangsu Province, China, so as to analyze the spatial distribution  ...  activities showed an upward trend. (3) Land use generally has a significant and diverse impact on landscape vulnerability.  ...  Therefore, in regional ecological assessment, the landscape ecological vulnerability assessment based on land-use/land-cover change is a regional ecological assessment method based on the perspective of  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17051702 pmid:32150973 fatcat:p5wkmfuptfe5voi3kywhdozbzi

Contributions of Natural Carbon Sink Capacity and Carbon Neutrality in the Context of Net-Zero Carbon Cities: A Case Study of Hangzhou

Yuxin Fan, Fang Wei
2022 Sustainability  
A more precise and comprehensive understanding of the urban natural carbon sink capacity can support the construction of a net-zero carbon city better.  ...  The natural carbon sink in urban space is indispensable for net-zero carbon cities, but the existing measurement system has shortcomings in the measurement elements and precision.  ...  As the largest carbon pool in terrestrial ecosystems [7] , soil accounts for up to 56% of the total urban carbon pool [8] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14052680 fatcat:vufbr743hva57bupvgkybfitam

Urbanization Drives SOC Accumulation, Its Temperature Stability and Turnover in Forests, Northeastern China

Chang Zhai, Wenjie Wang, Xingyuan He, Wei Zhou, Lu Xiao, Bo Zhang
2017 Forests  
Global urbanization is a vital process shaping terrestrial ecosystems but its effects on forest soil carbon (C) dynamics are still not well defined.  ...  However, none of the urban-rural gradients showed marked changes in soil basal respiration rate.  ...  Introduction Urbanization constitutes an important land use and land cover change process, with impacts on both terrestrial and aquatic carbon pools, and understanding and quantifying carbon flows in cities  ... 
doi:10.3390/f8040130 fatcat:aag6tr3nebbjpo7b3rs6wazndu

Knowledge Extracted from Copernicus Satellite Data

Dumitru Octavian, Schwarz Gottfried, Eltoft Torbjørn, Kræmer Thomas, Wagner Penelope, Hughes Nick, Arthus David, Fleming Andrew, Koubarakis Manolis, Datcu Mihai
2019 Zenodo  
In this publication, we focus on the Polar case which requires the selection of validation areas, the generation of a training dataset, the development and testing of deep learning algorithms, and the  ...  By applying an already established active learning approach based on a Support Vector Machine with relevance feedback [2], we can limit ourselves to a limited number of typical satellite images to extract  ...  The results are shown for two case studies in Italy and in China The Italian ones is the Sud Fortore District of the Capitanata Irrigation consortium which covers an area of about 50'000 hectares with  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3941573 fatcat:zzifwgljifck5bpjnboetsftfu

Urban Land Systems: An Ecosystems Perspective

Monika Kopecká, Harini Nagendra, Andrew Millington
2018 Land  
of surface SUHI/SUCI and the effect of land use/land cover (LULC) change on LST in arid and semi-arid climates.  ...  In order to identify open issues and gaps remaining in this field, we review research on SUHI/SUCI, the models for simulating UHIs/UCIs and techniques used in this field were appraised.  ...  The primary purpose of this dataset is to assess council rates and levies based on land parcel valuations.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land7010005 fatcat:4jezkaxlvfayzevuj4rrrftreq

Using Multitemporal Imagery to Improve Mapping and Inventory of Forested Roads in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

David M. Banach, Colin N. Brooks, Mark A. Fedora
2016 Transportation Research Record  
It was found that both NAO and AMO have a linear impact on lake ice, while ENSO and PDO have nonlinear (quadratic) impacts on lake ice, but none of them solely dominates the Great Lakes regional climate  ...  The purpose of this work was to develop a semi continuous ship-board Autonomous Plankton Metabolic Monitor (APMM) to measure primary productivity (P) and respiration (R), and evaluate this system in two  ...  The Great Lakes Primary Production Model (GLPPM)(slight modification of original Fee model) was used to provide areal and volumetric estimates of primary production using satellite-derived measures of  ... 
doi:10.3141/2580-07 fatcat:hvnrxsqcwzgbjiogbyo6ltfcry

A new method to generate a high-resolution global distribution map of lake chlorophyll

Michael J. Sayers, Amanda G. Grimm, Robert A. Shuchman, Andrew M. Deines, David B. Bunnell, Zachary B. Raymer, Mark W. Rogers, Whitney Woelmer, David H. Bennion, Colin N. Brooks, Matthew A. Whitley, David M. Warner (+1 others)
2015 International Journal of Remote Sensing  
A new method to generate a high-resolution global distribution map of lake chlorophyll.  ...  It was found that both NAO and AMO have a linear impact on lake ice, while ENSO and PDO have nonlinear (quadratic) impacts on lake ice, but none of them solely dominates the Great Lakes regional climate  ...  The purpose of this work was to develop a semi continuous ship-board Autonomous Plankton Metabolic Monitor (APMM) to measure primary productivity (P) and respiration (R), and evaluate this system in two  ... 
doi:10.1080/01431161.2015.1029099 fatcat:5uugnnzklrgtlam6gfq7gwlxsy

11th North American Paleontological Conference Program with Abstracts

Mary Droser, Nigel Hughes, Nicole Bonuso, David Bottjer, Doug Eernisse, Robert Gaines, Austin Hendy, David Jacobs, Jess Miller-Camp, Richard Norris, Kaustav Roy, Peter Sadler (+3 others)
2019 PaleoBios  
; FAN, Junxuan, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; SHI, Yukun, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China; Biodiversity pattern based on accumulated data is a major pursue in the macroevolution  ...  For this study, we focus on the effects of enhanced primary production on the life histories of two bivalve species, Nuculana acuta and Ameritella versicolor in the northern Gulf of Mexico, with an emphasis  ...  The lack of a complete skeleton, or even a skull with dentary, prevents a full systematic study.  ... 
doi:10.5070/p9361044177 fatcat:zirzr46mm5b3zmfgcrzr4nc3xu

Gully development and its spatio-temporal variability since the late 19th century in the northern Ethiopian Highlands

Amaury Frankl
2012 Afrika Focus  
Key is to rehabilitate land as a resource base for food security and ecosystem services, and to strengthen and diversify the rural economy in order to make local communities less dependent on land resources  ...  Moreover, decreased agricultural production in the proximity of gullies can be expected as a result of the depressed water tables.  ...  Sincere thanks all researchers whom, in one way or another, contributed to the development of ideas and the writing down of it. Key was of course the support of Prof.  ... 
doi:10.21825/af.v25i2.4955 fatcat:m6tok7cfabdojdbqf6dhybt27q

Chinese Heritage in the making: experiences, negotiations and contestations

Qi Ai
2018 International Journal of Heritage Studies (IJHS)  
competing agendas and interests in the heritage field; and the productive assessment of management measures in the context of Asia.  ...  Publications The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) is a research and exchange platform based in Leiden, the Netherlands.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors of the chapters in this volume took part in a conference on cultural heritage in China: 'Contested Understandings, Images and Practices',  ... 
doi:10.1080/13527258.2018.1557237 fatcat:5lbnmdciqvbt3dgpmsq2qxsx2e

Sustainable urbanisation

Angelina Stefanova
2017 unpublished
The MEP framework has been considered as the best one in China, nevertheless certain limitations of the framework became evident when it was applied in the case of the Kitakyushu Eco-Town.  ...  It is concluded that the eco city development in China could benefit from the adaptation of some features of the Japanese eco-model. This study provides also suggestions for future research.  ...  Alfred Gerstl for his help in the specification of my master's thesis topic and his guidance during the writing process. It has been especially encouraging for me to have Mag. Dr.  ... 
doi:10.25365/thesis.46720 fatcat:35cmx2s56fcy5brbzcuqnh5she

Interfaces [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, Technische Universität Berlin, Philipp Misselwitz, Xiaoxue Gao, Hannes Langguth, Ava Lynam
of Education and Research (BMBF) as part of the FONA program Sustainable Development of Urban Regions (NUR).  ...  The URA periodical is an annual open-access publication, which will accompany the Sino-German research and development project Urban-Rural Assembly (URA,01LE1804A-D), sponsored by the German Federal Ministry  ...  We give special thanks to XIA Xiaoyi and HUANG Ziwei, master students in urban planning at Tongji University, for their supporting in English text edition.  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-10570 fatcat:muz2mvxvwrftnad44xo2gzhbvq
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