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Spatiotemporal Patterns of Urban Encroachment on Cropland and Its Impacts on Potential Agricultural Productivity in China

Hongyan Cai, Xiaohuan Yang, Xinliang Xu
2013 Remote Sensing  
In this study, we used remotely sensed data and an agricultural productivity estimation model to characterize the spatiotemporal patterns of the conversion of cropland into urban land and quantify its  ...  impacts on agricultural productivity potential during China's rapid urbanization period, from 1990 to 2010.  ...  We would like to thank the research team led by Jiyuan Liu for providing the data on the land use change in China.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs5126443 fatcat:jt435wndefbupeqsehgltllwga

The Imprint of Built-Up Land Expansion on Cropland Distribution and Productivity in Shandong Province

Meng Wang, Qingchen Xu, Zemeng Fan, Xiaofang Sun
2021 Land  
Shandong Province is an important agricultural food production region, which is also experiencing rapidly urbanizing.  ...  Thus, higher quality cropland was encroached in the recent period.  ...  Shandong Province is one of the major food production regions in China, and it is also experiencing unprecedented economic growth.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land10060639 fatcat:t5s2diqliferxjpef5iyykkbwq

How cropland losses shaped by unbalanced urbanization process?

Bingwen Qiu, Haiwen Li, Zhenghong Tang, Chongcheng Chen, Joe Berry
2020 Land Use Policy  
This study offered insights on the impact of city level (city hierarchy: from the 1st to the 6th Tier cities) and urbanization modes (mega-city, city, town and village modes) on cropland losses through  ...  Specifically, over 80% of the recent urbanization formed on cropland in the 1st Tier cities, and the newly 1st Tier cities suffered the most rigorous losses.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (grant no. 41771468, 41471362), funding from the Science Bureau of Fujian Province (2017I0008), the scholarship  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104715 fatcat:u4gfaokqlbgl5jldodahkcpduy

Analysis of the Spatiotemporal Changes in Watershed Landscape Pattern and Its Influencing Factors in Rapidly Urbanizing Areas Using Satellite Data

Zhenjie Zhu, Bingjun Liu, Hailong Wang, Maochuan Hu
2021 Remote Sensing  
This study used a land-use transition matrix and landscape indices to explore the spatiotemporal change of land use and landscape pattern over Liuxihe River basin of Guangzhou in the southeast of China  ...  Analyzing the spatiotemporal characteristics and causes of landscape pattern changes in watersheds around big cities is essential for understanding the ecological consequence of urbanization and provides  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank the editor Madalina Buzatu and three anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13061168 fatcat:mgcierrbfvfu7m2tsiirxyx75i

Urbanization and Grain Production Pattern of China: Dynamic Effect and Mediating Mechanism

Hua Huang, Mengyang Hou, Shunbo Yao
2022 Agriculture  
The flow and reallocation of agricultural production factors induced by urbanization play an important role in the changes of the grain production pattern (GPP).  ...  adjustment, and agricultural technology progress play significant mediating roles in the impact of urbanization on the GPP, and their mediating effects can weaken the direct negative impact of urbanization  ...  Urbanization Grain production pattern (GPP) The purpose of cropland utilization is to improve the output and economic efficiency of cropland based on its stock by redistributing production factor inputs  ... 
doi:10.3390/agriculture12040539 fatcat:oytcarcaijdzpakiuf7rkmpluq

How Does Different Cropland Expansion Trajectories Affect Cropland Fragmentation? Insights From Three Urban Agglomerations in Yangtze River Economic Belt, China

Liye Wang, Siyu Zhang, Yifan Xie, Yanfang Liu, Yaolin Liu, Yaolin Liu
2022 Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution  
This study referred to the modes of landscape expansion and assessed the cropland expansion trajectory in three urban agglomerations in the Yangtze River Economic Belt and its impact on cropland fragmentation  ...  This research highlights that cropland protection policies should considerably focus on the trajectory of cropland expansion, not only request the total area of cropland in a dynamic balance.  ...  Tang et al. (2020b) explored the cropland expansion in Hubei Province, China and assessed its impact on carbon storage.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fevo.2022.927238 doaj:6f83b506ea6647458bd7f315c59b34a8 fatcat:4hbahzzfobfglfd7qhvcaorl7y

Driving Factors of Land Change in China's Loess Plateau: Quantification Using Geographically Weighted Regression and Management Implications

Yanjiao Ren, Yihe Lü, Bojie Fu, Alexis Comber, Ting Li, Jian Hu
2020 Remote Sensing  
and proactive land management (e.g., balancing urbanization and ecological restoration processes and advancing agricultural development and rural welfare improvement).  ...  Land change is a key topic in research on global environmental change, and the restoration of degraded land is the core component of the global Land Degradation Neutrality target under the UN 2030 Agenda  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12030453 fatcat:n2hgvdntffgfhjfxj3hwuyl4r4

Investigating spatiotemporal dynamics and trade-off/synergy of multiple ecosystem services in response to land cover change: a case study of Nanjing city, China

Jie Zhao, Cheng Li
2020 Environmental Monitoring & Assessment  
Integration of Markov-cellular automata and ecosystem services models was realized to analyze the potential impacts of future urbanization on ecosystem services by simulating business-as-usual (BAU), cropland  ...  With Nanjing city in China as a case study, this study assessed the spatiotemporal dynamics of six key ecosystem services from 2005 to 2030.  ...  Xie et al. (2018) projected the potential impacts of urban expansion on ecosystem services by simulating future scenarios with a case study of Beijing, China.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10661-020-08663-x pmid:33051711 fatcat:rmi2l5n5hrckrnh5unmlnuuuvy

Identification of Land Use Function Bundles and Their Spatiotemporal Trade-Offs/Synergies: A Case Study in Jiangsu Coast, China

Sihua Huang, Yuan Wang, Rongjuan Liu, Yu Jiang, Lu Qie, Lijie Pu
2022 Land  
Four LUF bundles (agricultural zone, mosaic cropland–rural housing zone, coastal natural and seminatural landscape zone, urban development zone) were identified, each having different dominant LUFs and  ...  In this study, we constructed LUMF classifications from a sustainable perspective and quantified and analysed the deliveries of land use functions (LUFs) in the coastal area of Jiangsu Province, China.  ...  Data Availability Statement: The new data created in this study are available on request. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest in this paper and study.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land11020286 fatcat:pnditizst5cwbieu57nrzsiwfe

Dynamics of Paddy Field Patterns in Response to Urbanization: A Case Study of the Hang-Jia-Hu Plain

Jie Song, Dongyan Cai, Jinsong Deng, Ke Wang, Zhangquan Shen
2015 Sustainability  
However, the irregular expansion of passive expansion cities encroached on a number of paddy fields in the urban fringe where the landscape of urban patches and paddy fields was more complex and irregular  ...  Although many studies have analyzed the characteristics of urban land expansion, relatively less attention has been paid to exploring the various urban expansion patterns and the impact of different urban  ...  Rosen, and two anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments, suggestions and help in enhancing the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su71013813 fatcat:uxxwd3ohjndnjcsazjla5xh3vy

Understanding Urban Expansion on the Tibetan Plateau over the Past Half Century Based on Remote Sensing: The Case of Xining City, China

Xinhao Pan, Yihang Wang, Zhifeng Liu, Chunyang He, Haimeng Liu, Zhirong Chen
2020 Remote Sensing  
Such urban expansion encroached on cropland and grassland, and caused increased risks of landslides and other geological disasters.  ...  Quantifying spatiotemporal patterns of urbanization is crucial for maintaining the sustainability on the TP.  ...  Acknowledgments: We want to express our respect and gratitude to Yanmin Yang, Shixiong Song, Benxin Chen and Yu Nie for their help.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13010046 fatcat:qi6zg6i7sjeapkdemnpfrciftq

Spatiotemporal pattern of urbanization in Shanghai, China between 1989 and 2005

Junxiang Li, Cheng Li, Feige Zhu, Conghe Song, Jianguo Wu
2013 Landscape Ecology  
Abstract Quantifying the spatiotemporal pattern of urbanization is necessary to understand urban morphology and its impacts on biodiversity and ecological processes, and thus can provide essential information  ...  To help better understand these generalities and idiosyncrasies in urbanization patterns, we analyzed the spatiotemporal dynamics of the Shanghai metropolitan area from 1989 to 2005, based on landscape  ...  This research was supported in part by grants from National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 30770384), Chinese Ministry of Education (No. 106079) to J.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10980-013-9901-1 fatcat:dlmwh2afxjaydfjup2hkj5savu

Remarkable Effects of Urbanization on Forest Landscape Multifunctionality in Urban Peripheries: Evidence from Liaoyuan City in Northeast China

Jinghui Han, Yulin Dong, Zhibin Ren, Yunxia Du, Chengcong Wang, Guangliang Jia, Peng Zhang, Yujie Guo
2021 Forests  
The FLM showed a more significant gradient effect of urbanization. The impact distance of urbanization on the FLM increased from 3000 m in 2000 to over 5000 m in 2018.  ...  This impact distance increased significantly whenever urbanization strengthened significantly (i.e., in 2005–2010 and 2015–2018).  ...  Since Liaoyuan is located in the forest–agriculture ecotone of northeast China, urban expansion has encroached on the surrounding forest and agricultural landscapes  ... 
doi:10.3390/f12121779 fatcat:nt4u3ahdc5bthf6iu6zvazvpke

The Expansion Mechanism of Rural Residential Land and Implications for Sustainable Regional Development: Evidence from the Baota District in China's Loess Plateau

Zongfeng Chen, Xueqi Liu, Zhi Lu, Yurui Li
2021 Land  
Prior research of rural residential land has focused more on its evolvement in plain and traditional agricultural areas.  ...  The authors suggest that the realization of regional sustainable development in ecologically fragile areas should strengthen urban–rural integration, focus on constructing central towns, and ensure ecological  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land10020172 fatcat:iwqlpdilsnaitdnz7lwlijbcxe

Physical Geography and Environmental Sustainability

Mary Thornbush
2017 Sustainability  
The connectedness of environments to humans and the reverse (of humans adapting to environmental change) is evident in several of the papers where human impacts and adaptation are concerned.  ...  Remotely sensed data, statistical analysis, and GIS were often incorporated in the work, and this particularly conveys the importance of spatial analysis on inputs by physical geographers in sustainability  ...  Soil crust development and its impacts on underlying soil properties was investigated based on research executed in 2016 in the Hobq Desert of Inner Mongolia, North China.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9122195 fatcat:hk7dnea5hnfmfhdihg37nj53r4
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