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2020
Volume: 39 Issue 2
18 Article(s)

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Evaluation, influencing factors and spatial spillover of innovation efficiency in five major urban agglomerations in coastal China
Yanwen SHENG, Huasong LUO, Jinping SONG, Jinli ZHAO, and Xuebo ZAHNG
As the strategic core regions of national economic development, the urban agglomerations in the eastern coastal area of China has played a critical role in the implementation of innovation-driven development strategy and construction of the innovative country. Based on the dataset of innovation input and output spannin
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 257 (2020)
Spatial-temporal characteristics and influencing factors of coordination between economic and environmental development of three major urban agglomerations in China
Guojun ZHANG, Juehan WANG, Kunjin WU, and Zhihua XU
This paper analyzed the spatial-temporal pattern of the degree of coordination between economic and environmental development in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta from 2006 to 2016 by means of entropy method, Theil index, Markov chain and spatial autocorrelation, and then explored
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Temporal and spatial characteristics and interaction process of urbanization coordination in the Yangtze River Delta region from the perspective of coupling
Qingyu FAN, Shan YANG, and Xin HU
With the transformation of China's urbanization, how to measure the coupling and coordination relationship between population, land and economy in the process of urbanization, and explore the temporal and spatial dynamics of its evolution process, has become an important scientific issue in the study of new urbaniz
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Coupling process and mechanism of urbanization and innovation in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Urban Agglomeration
Haitao MA, Shuo LU, and Wenzhong ZHANG
Urban agglomeration is not only the main form of new urbanization, but also the incubator of innovation. Theoretically, there is a complex interaction between urbanization subsystem and innovation subsystem in urban agglomeration. The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei urban agglomeration is a national-level urban agglomeration des
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Can foreign theories be used in China? Reflections and references on the development of Western political geography and geopolitics
Zhiding HU, Fenglong WANG, Ning AN, Yu WANG, Tao SONG, Fei PENG, Guangqiang HE, Teng MA, Qi QIN, and Chenran XIONG
The Western-oriented foreign political geography and geopolitics theories provide a good reference and basis for the development of Chinese political geography and geopolitics. In this sense, it is a very vital issue related to the direction-guiding for the disciplines of Chinese political geography and geopolitics, in
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Constructing the theoretical model of "tri-space" interaction in the tourism context
Chen ZHANG, and Zhenfang HUANG
In the information era, both the tourists and destinations are greatly affected by the information over the internet. Referring to tourists, they usually record their needs, hobbies, experiences as well as social relationships through internet; besides, a tourist would make a decision to travel to a particular place la
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 232 (2020)
The definition of urban fringe based on multi-source data and deep learning
Xingnan LIU, Zhifeng WU, Renbo LUO, and Yanyan WU
With the development of the economy, most cities will expand continuously to the surrounding areas, thus leading to the emergence of urban fringe areas with both urban and rural characteristics. The urban fringe area, located between urban and rural areas, is the most intense area of urban land use change and one of th
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Spatial distribution and driving factors of small towns in China
Xueqin WANG, Wei QI, and Shenghe LIU
Small towns are regarded as an important carrier to promote China's new urbanization. Understanding the spatial characteristics of small towns in China has become an important issue. This paper explored spatial distribution pattern of small towns in China using the nearest neighbor distance, point density and other
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 319 (2020)
Recognition of the spatial characteristics and influencing factors of leading industries in China's national level ETDZs
Ze HE, Yu YANG, Yi LIU, and Fengjun JIN
Under the new normal of China's economy development, it is necessary to recognize the leading industries in China's special development zones for promoting economic transformation and industrial upgrading. In this paper, spatial characteristics and influencing factors of leading industries in China's nation
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 337 (2020)
Hotspot discovery and its spatial pattern analysis for catering service in cities based on field model in GIS
Haiping ZHANG, Xingxing ZHOU, Guoan TANG, Lei ZHOU, and Xinyue YE
Catering service is an important part of urban life. Extracting urban hotspots for catering services and identifying their spatial distribution patterns is important for our understanding urban space and urban structures. In view of the shortcomings of quantitative analysis of urban morphological features based on POI
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 354 (2020)
The characteristics of China's urban network based on the supply chain system of automobile industry
Xiaofei CHEN, Jiehui YANG, Enru WANG, and Changhong MIAO
Structural characteristics and power hierarchy are important elements of urban networks. This paper studied the selection of China's automobile industry supply chain system in 2012 by using "China automobile industry enterprise information Daquan", "China industrial enterprise database" and &quo
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The spatial evolution mechanism of banks' sub-branches in China
Xiaoming YAO, and Shengjun ZHU
Under the background that the market-oriented reform of China's banking industry, business restrictions and geographical restrictions of some banks are gradually lifted, and competition among banks is becoming increasingly fierce, re-adjusting the spatial distribution of bank sub-branches has become one of the esse
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 384 (2020)
The evaluation and spatial differentiation characteristics of reasonable level for cost expenditure in China's grid corporation
Li XIE, Zhichao ZHOU, Peipei YOU, and Yingkai SUN
The asymmetry of grid corporations' cost information caused by their monopolistic characteristics, not only restricts the effectiveness of government supervision, but also leaves consumers with little trust in electricity pricing. Therefore, it is of great theoretical and practical significance to evaluate the reas
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The regional differences of land border tourism development in China and influencing factors
Shengrui ZHANG, Yingjie WANG, Hongrun JU, and Linsheng ZHONG
The land border tourism in China serves as a pillar industry in the local economic development and is becoming an important sector for international cooperation. Based on literature review and field surveys, this paper investigated the quantity, types and quality of land border tourism resources of prefectural-level ci
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 414 (2020)
Spatial evolution of land use production function in the basin of Guizhou province under the background of rural transformation
Yaxiang LIU, and Yangbing LI
Based on the hypothesis analysis of the land use function evolution of the basin in Guizhou province, this paper quantitatively explores the characteristics and rules of the spatial-temporal evolution of the land use production function under the background of rural transformation and development. The Lianjiang basin,
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 430 (2020)
Reconstruction of provincial cropland area and its spatial-temporal characteristics in the Ming Dynasty
Meijiao LI, Fanneng HE, Fan YANG, and Liang ZHAO
Based on the historical registered data on taxes-cropland and military-oriented cropland, population data, and the historical records on taxation system and land system in the Ming Dynasty, this paper analyzed the reliability of these data, and identified the main impact factors which may lead to the difference between
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 447 (2020)
The effect of urbanization on extreme climate events in Beijing
Yimeng JIAO, Na ZHAO, Tianxiang YUE, and Jiayin DENG
It had been proved that the process of urbanization had an effect on extreme weather events under the global warming. This study analyzed the urbanization effects on extreme climate events for the period 1980-2014 by classifying 20 meteorological stations into urban, suburban, and rural categories, based on the daily p
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The characteristics of nitrogen output during the paddy field drainage period
Lu LU, Erfu DAI, Qianding CHENG, and Zhenzhen WU
Identifying the characteristics of nitrogen output during the paddy field drainage period was critical to control of nitrogen pollution output in the reclamation paddy area. In this study, a paddy field and ditch system in Abujiao basin was selected as the study area. Combined with isotope tracer technique, the charact
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  • Vol. 39 Issue 2 473 (2020)