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Soil Conservation Service Spatiotemporal Variability and Its Driving Mechanism on the Guizhou Plateau, China

Linan Niu, Quanqin Shao
2020 Remote Sensing  
Using the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE) to estimate the soil conservation service (SCS) on the Guizhou Plateau, this study analyzed the dynamic characteristics of its spatiotemporal variation  ...  based on multiyear (2000–2018) meteorological and remote sensing data to determine its driving mechanisms.  ...  Acknowledgments: For data calculation, we received guidance from Jiyuan Liu, researcher at the Institute of Geographic Science and Natural Resources Research, CAS, and assist from Dapeng Liu for data processing  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12142187 fatcat:igihh5hj2vc23ho4ihybpfpq4q

Understanding the relationships between ecosystem services and associated social-ecological drivers in a karst region: A case study of Guizhou Province, China

Sijing Qiu, Jian Peng, Jianquan Dong, Xiaoyu Wang, Zihan Ding, Hanbing Zhang, Qi Mao, Hongyan Liu, Timothy A Quine, Jeroen Meersmans
2020 Progress in physical geography  
In this study, the karst landscape in southwestern China, a vulnerable system with intensive human activities, was focused on, aiming to explore relationships between ecosystem services and associated  ...  The relationships between provisioning services and regulating services, such as grain production and net primary productivity, as well as water yield and soil retention, were quite different in high karst  ...  and thus to improve the understanding of ESs interactions and associated driving mechanism.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0309133320933525 fatcat:rs3cyqzhsnacbnjpx656cq4nk4

Spatiotemporal Changes in Ecosystem Services Value and Its Driving Factors in the Karst Region of China

Liu Yang, Hongzan Jiao
2022 Sustainability  
In this study, we attempt to quantify the economic value of ESs (ESV) in Guizhou Province from 2000 to 2018, one of the most prominent areas of karst landforms in China.  ...  Creating an assessment framework of ESs and identifying its driving factors at the regional scale is challenging for researchers, administrators, and policy-makers.  ...  its driving factors based on MGWR.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14116695 fatcat:wu6tx22ksbgufitftopt3pagqu

Gray Forecast of Ecosystem Services Value and Its Driving Forces in Karst Areas of China: A Case Study in Guizhou Province, China

Sipei Pan, Jiale Liang, Wanxu Chen, Jiangfeng Li, Ziqi Liu
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
However, there remains a gap in the literature on the changing trend and driving factors of ecosystem services value (ESV) in karst areas.  ...  ESV in the karst areas was predicted, based on the land use change data in 2009–2018, and the driving mechanisms were explored through the gray correlation analysis method.  ...  The gray correlation analysis method is adopted to explore the driving mechanism affect ESV changes in Guizhou Province.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182312404 pmid:34886131 pmcid:PMC8656509 fatcat:qdoiikfrlvfntnvnhy3krw43qi

Generalized Additive Model Reveals Nonlinear Trade-Offs/Synergies between Relationships of Ecosystem Services for Mountainous Areas of Southwest China

Qi Huang, Li Peng, Kexin Huang, Wei Deng, Ying Liu
2022 Remote Sensing  
Food production dominates its trade-offs/synergies relationship with soil conservation; carbon sequestration is the dominant player in its trade-offs/synergies relationship with soil conservation.  ...  of Southwest China.  ...  High values of carbon sequestration are more concentrated in the Yunnan province, while high values of soil conservation are mainly distributed in the west of Sichuan, the west of the Yunnan-Guizhou plateau  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14122733 fatcat:y5scqekwardongfr7ko2mpxii4

The Impact of Climate Change and Human Activity on Spatiotemporal Patterns of Multiple Cropping Index in South West China

Chuangjuan Zhang, Hongming He, Ali Mokhtar
2019 Sustainability  
Based on the maximum multiple cropping index (MCI) and a "heat-precipitation" quantitative relation model, we analyzed the theoretical potential multiple cropping index (PMCI) and the spatiotemporal changes  ...  , it showed a fluctuating downwards trend; further, it exhibited sudden declines from 2004 to 2006 and from 2012 to 2014 in Guizhou, while it exhibited an increasing trend in Sichuan Province.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11195308 fatcat:ctrwvymkcvfkviurufgwnjieem

Spatial variation in biodiversity loss across China under multiple environmental stressors

Yonglong Lu, Yifu Yang, Bin Sun, Jingjing Yuan, Minzhao Yu, Nils Chr. Stenseth, James M. Bullock, Michael Obersteiner
2020 Science Advances  
However, the drivers of biodiversity loss and the spatial variation in their impacts are poorly understood.  ...  Biodiversity is essential for the maintenance of ecosystem health and delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals.  ...  on species and environmental stressors were collected from different types of databases, including the China Statistical Yearbook, China Statistical Yearbook on Environment, China Bulletin of Soil and  ... 
doi:10.1126/sciadv.abd0952 pmid:33219032 pmcid:PMC7679164 fatcat:bqin3252rbfxlhejiskt3k2yqi

Assessment of soil erosion in the Dongting Lake Basin, China: Patterns, drivers, and implications

Jianyong Xiao, Binggeng Xie, Kaichun Zhou, Shana Shi, Junhan Li, Mingxia Yang, ChangChang Liu, Jun Yang
2021 PLoS ONE  
Soil loss caused by erosion is a global problem. Therefore, the assessment of soil erosion and the its driving mechanism are of great significance to soil conservation.  ...  However, soil erosion is affected by both climate change and human activities, which have not been quantified, and few researchers studied the differences in the driving mechanisms of soil erosion depending  ...  Previously, the driving mechanism of soil erosion has been analyzed based on the topography [27] .  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0261842 pmid:34972138 pmcid:PMC8719766 fatcat:lv3kmtzenfb5plpy5nyl3eg35i

Divergent Trends of Water Storage Observed via Gravity Satellite across Distinct Areas in China

Panxing He, Zongjiu Sun, Zhiming Han, Xiaoliang Ma, Pei Zhao, Yifei Liu, Jun Ma
2020 Water  
Here, we present observational evidence for the spatiotemporal dynamics of water storage based on the products from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) and the Global Land Data Assimilation  ...  Knowledge of the spatiotemporal variations of terrestrial water storage (TWS) is critical for the sustainable management of water resources in China.  ...  in data analysis and language services in this work.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w12102862 fatcat:czcrfhkujvf4rjh2esz6tunho4

Spatiotemporal Evolution Analysis and Future Scenario Prediction of Rocky Desertification in a Subtropical Karst Region

Chunhua Qian, Hequn Qiang, Changyou Qin, Zi Wang, Mingyang Li
2022 Remote Sensing  
In this paper, remote sensing imagery and machine learning methods are utilized to model and analyze the spatiotemporal variation of rocky desertification in Guizhou.  ...  Guizhou is one of the most typical subtropical karst landform areas in the world.  ...  How types of carbonate rock assemblages constrain the distribution of karst rocky desertified land in Guizhou Province, PR China: Phenomena and mechanisms. Land Degrad.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14020292 fatcat:p7i4wtc3bzhsrnwc7v42bwegs4

Spatiotemporal Differentiation and Balance Pattern of Ecosystem Service Supply and Demand in the Yangtze River Economic Belt

Chong Zhao, Pengnan Xiao, Peng Qian, Jie Xu, Lin Yang, Yixiao Wu
2022 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Taking the Yangtze River economic belt as the study area, the spatiotemporal characteristics and balance pattern of ecosystem service supply and demand are quantitatively revealed based on equivalent factors  ...  Analyzing the supply and demand of ecosystem services and the regional balance pattern is an important basis for improving the ecological management level.  ...  The current research mainly focuses on ecosystem service assessment [17] [18] [19] , ecosystem service simulation prediction [20] [21] [22] , driving mechanism [23, 24] , trade-off and coordination  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19127223 pmid:35742472 fatcat:4zytiwc74rfmjahxhu7lbdjvdy

Time Series of Landsat Imagery Shows Vegetation Recovery in Two Fragile Karst Watersheds in Southwest China from 1988 to 2016

Jie Pei, Li Wang, Xiaoyue Wang, Zheng Niu, Maggi Kelly, Xiao-Peng Song, Ni Huang, Jing Geng, Haifeng Tian, Yang Yu, Shiguang Xu, Lei Wang (+2 others)
2019 Remote Sensing  
Since the implementation of China's afforestation and conservation projects during recent decades, an increasing number of studies have reported greening trends in the karst regions of southwest China  ...  Our findings contribute to an improved understanding of the mechanisms behind vegetation changes in karst areas and may provide scientific supports for local afforestation and conservation policies.  ...  Geological Survey for sharing the Landsat dataset. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11172044 fatcat:ajccqomkxffpzkcrziowrhrvca

Progress and prospects of applied research on physical geography and the living environment in China over the past 70 years (1949–2019)

Fahu Chen, Shaohong Wu, Peng Cui, Yunlong Cai, Yili Zhang, Yunhe Yin, Guobin Liu, Zhu Ouyang, Wei Ma, Linsheng Yang, Duo Wu, Jiaqiang Lei (+14 others)
2021 Journal of Geographical Sciences  
Its research object is the natural environment which is closely related to human living and development, and China's natural environment is complex and diverse.  ...  This study summarized the practice and application of physical geography in China over the past 70 years in the following fields: regional differences in natural environments and physical regionalization  ...  With the deepening of basic research on soil and water conservation in China, Chinese geographers have made a series of achievements in basic research on the mechanism of soil and water loss (Zhu, 1989  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11442-021-1831-2 fatcat:yxjilrfxpranxln4vh6bt5wahm

The Link between Landscape Characteristics and Soil Losses Rates over a Range of Spatiotemporal Scales: Hubei Province, China

Qing Li, Yong Zhou, Li Wang, Qian Zuo, Siqi Yi, Jingyi Liu, Xueping Su, Tao Xu, Yan Jiang
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
We investigated the relationship between soil erosion and driving factors by Geodector.  ...  Moreover, how do the effects of natural factors and human activities on soil erosion vary over the years?  ...  Besides, most of the existing studies on soil erosion in China are on the Loess Plateau in northern China [30] , the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region [41] , and the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau in southern China  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph182111044 pmid:34769565 pmcid:PMC8583478 fatcat:fmipsniz35eivnqtcyvimhx3oy

Assessment of Grassland Ecosystem Service Value in Response to Climate Change in China

Yuqing Xu, Fengjin Xiao, Yaoming Liao
2022 Diversity  
However, it decreased in the western and northern parts of China, mainly concentrated in the alpine meadow and alpine grassland of the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau and the grassland around the Yili region of  ...  Overall, this study contributes to exploring the spatiotemporal patterns of grassland ecosystem service value and the impact of climate factors in China, thereby providing reliable guidance for grassland  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank the staff of the National Climate Center of the China Meterological Administration (CMA) for providing some climate data and Liu Qiufeng for processing some data  ... 
doi:10.3390/d14030160 fatcat:lnr2p3lygrfzblxpjjy4udx5wi
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