Volume: 39 Issue 7
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Spatio-temporal change of population distribution and its influencing factors in a poor mountainous county: A case study of Song County, Henan Province
Qing LUO, Bingbing WANG, Xinsheng FAN, and Xiaojiian LI
The spatio-temporal distribution characteristics and change of mountain populations are of great significance for coordinating human-land relationship and implementing the rural revitalization strategy in the process of urbanization. Based on the data of three agricultural censuses in Luoyang City, this study selected
  • Publication Date: Jul. 28, 2020
  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1073 (2020)
Resilience spatial measurement of coordinated spatial planning in hilly areas: A case study of Chaling County, Hunan Province
Lihua FU, Yaohui PENG, Mei XIE, Zhenchun MO, Chan LU, and Xingyan GAO
County space is the basic unit of spatial planning that shows the greatest urban and rural integration in China. The conflicts or overlaps between spatial development and spatial constraint are particularly prominent in county level territorial spatial planning. Chaling County is a typical hilly area in Hunan Province.
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1085 (2020)
Farmland fragmentation and land use intensity in mountain areas: A case study of Yayu Village, Guizhou Province
Yujuan GE, Yuluan ZHAO, and Xiubin LI
To explore the relationship between farmland fragmentation and land use intensity, based on unmanned aerial vehicle high-resolution images and household survey data, and by comparing the accuracy of the measurement model of farmland fragmentation under different distance scenarios, this study calculated the farmland fr
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1095 (2020)
Spatiotemporal change of relative city shrinkage in Hubei Province, 2006-2015
Qinglin ZHAO, Weina ZHANG, Xinyi LI, Dianxin LI, and Xiaoqing SONG
Cities shrinking is a major challenge for the new urbanization in China. Moreover, "flowing space" effect increasingly intensified relative city shrinkage in the process of socioeconomic transition. The Chinese central government has focused on transition of the shrinking cities with small and medium size. Un
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1106 (2020)
Influences of precipitation in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River on the key monthly inflow of the Three Gorges Reservoir
Ling ZHANG, Jun ZHANG, Liangmin DU, and Yaqi Gao
Based on the data of daily precipitation of 271 meteorological stations in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River and the data of the Three Gorges Reservoir inflows during 1961-2017, this study analyzed the influence of precipitation in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River on the inflow of the Three Gorges Reservoir
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1117 (2020)
Evaluation of multiple precipitation datasets and their potential utilities in hydrologic modeling over the Yarlung Zangbo River Basin
He SUN, and Fengge SU
The gauge-based precipitation data from the National Climate Center, China Meteorological Administ-ration (CMA), Asian Precipitation-Highly-Resolved Observational Data Integration Towards Evaluation (APHRODITE), Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Network-Climate Data Recor
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1126 (2020)
Development and application test of a collection system for paleoclimate research documents from ResearchGate
Xuezhen ZHANG, Jun YIN, Mengxin BAI, Yanbo LI, and Jingyun ZHENG
A collection system for paleoclimate research documents (CSPD) was developed in this study using Python (V3.6) and MySQL (V5.7) on the Linux platform. Meanwhile, 1450 research papers of paleoclimate from the National Climate Data Center (NCDC) were manually selected. The keywords from these papers were classified and,
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1140 (2020)
Understanding the changing social space of rural tourism community based on territorialization theory: A case study of Qinghutang Village, Mount Danxia
Shixiu WENG, and Jirong YANG
Rural tourism development led to a process of rapid change and reconstruction of rural communities. Social space theory provides a new paradigm for understanding these phenomena. However, Chinese research of social space in tourism is generally in the stage of introduction, mainly focusing on the analysis of spatial pr
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1149 (2020)
Estimation of time delay cost of hub airports in China, air routes effect and comparison with the United States
Xinru DU, Zi LU, Renjie LI, Yaqing DONG, and Wei GAO
Based on the European Control (EC) estimation model and using aircraft configuration ratio and flight stages as impact parameters, this study estimated the time delay cost and the total time delay cost of Chinese hub airports in 24 hours with the improved EC estimation model. Then the air routes effect of time delay co
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1160 (2020)
Spatio-temporal characteristics of ship activities in the Bohai Sea based on GIS and AIS
Renli CHEN, Yiqiang WANG, Baijing LIU, Meng GONG, and Xiaoqing WU
In recent years, with the rapid development of marine transportation and port logistics and international trade, the traffic density and flow of ships at sea are increasing, which brings many challenges to the safety of maritime navigation and marine ecological environment. The application of Automatic Identification S
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1172 (2020)
Research progress and implication of the “neural turn” in human geography
Min WANG, Mingliang LIN, and Hong ZHU
Neuroscience is the science of the 21st century. The theoretical research results of neuroscience are affecting daily life, environment, space, context, and place profoundly. It provides a new way of thinking and method to explain human's mind and behavior. In the context of post-modernism, the understanding of sel
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1182 (2020)
Research progress and prospects of green development from the perspective of geography
Jiamin REN, and Yanji MA
After the global financial crisis in 2008, many countries around the world have made great efforts to create a sustainable future, and green development has been seen as the most important pathway to sustainability. As a new research perspective in the area of sustainable development, green development has drawn great
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1196 (2020)
Review of recent research on the impacts of residential mobility on health
Hanbei CHENG, You ZOU, Sainan LIN, and Zhigang LI
China has witnessed a mass migration and mobility movement over the past four decades. Although a plethora of literature has studied the motivations, characteristics, and effects of residential mobility, little research has been done to reveal the impact of residential mobility on heath in urban China. Thus, this study
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1210 (2020)
Research progress on design hyetographs in small and medium-scale basins
Zhengxiao YAN, Jun XIA, Jinxi SONG, Lingling ZHAO, and Guowei PANG
Designing hyetographs is the basis of deducing design flood for small and medium-sized watersheds lacking flow data. It has a significant impact on construction standards of water conservancy facilities and municipal engineering design. Therefore, a large number of studies on design hyetograph has been carried out in C
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1224 (2020)
A review and prospect of research on the dike-pond system in the Pearl River Delta
Jianzhou GONG, Chao JIANG, Yueming HU, and Hao YANG
The dike-pond system is a way of low-lying land use and a circular ecological agriculture model created by the Chinese people. The dike-pond system of the Pearl River Delta has played an important role in history, but its area is shrinking and the ecological function is degrading. In order to promote the protection of
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 7 1236 (2020)