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2020
Volume: 39 Issue 7
18 Article(s)

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The impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on the development of economic globalization
LIU Weidong
The COVID-19 pandemic is considered the biggest crisis confronted with the world after the Second World War, which has brought huge impacts on people’s health and daily life, economic growth and employment as well as national and international governance. Increasing pessimism is buzzing among scholars, critics, entrepr
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1439 (2020)
The development of COVID-19 in China: Spatial diffusion and geographical pattern
WANG Jiaoe, DU Delin, WEI Ye, and YANG Haoran
The study of the spatial diffusion and geographical mode of COVID-19 is of great significance for the rational allocation of health resources, the management and response of public health emergencies, and the improvement of public health system in the future. Based on multiple spatio-temporal scale, this paper studied
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1450 (2020)
The research progress and prospect of popular geopolitics in the West
HU Zhiding, LI Yuhua, WANG Xuewen, and LIAN Cheng
As a significant branch of critical geopolitics, popular geopolitics serves as one of the fields which is the closest to daily life. In addition to making up for the aphasia of traditional geopolitics in media field, popular geopolitics has displayed a new exploration path of geopolitics in various fields gradually, in
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1463 (2020)
The impact of local knowledge base on the formation of innovation clusters in emerging industries: The case study of China's fuel cell industry
MI Zefeng, ZHOU Can, SHANG Yongmin, MA Shuang, and ZENG Gang
The location choice of emerging industries has always been the focus of economic geography research. "Windows of Locational Opportunity" and "Regional Branching" have different understandings about the relationship between local knowledge base and location choice of emerging industries. This study d
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1478 (2020)
The path evolution of export of five cities of Hexi in China's inland areas: Types, processes, characteristics and driving mechanisms
CAO Wanpeng, YANG Yongchun, SHI Kunbo, JIANG Xiaorong, and WANG Peiran
Most inland cities in China are in the “marginal zone” of export product space all the year round. It is of great significance to break the original path dependence and truly create a "new opening-up plateau" for the transformation and upgrading of regional industrial structure. This paper uses the product tr
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1490 (2020)
Transfer characteristics, patterns and mechanisms of polluting enterprises and industries
DAI Qiwen, YANG Jingyun, ZHANG Xiaoqi, and HU Senlin
The transfer of polluting enterprises/industries has reshaped regional development pattern and changed the distribution of environmental pollution, which has a significant impact on regional sustainable development. The research on this transfer is of great significance for pollution control and regional coordinated de
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1511 (2020)
Characteristics of urban extreme heat and assessment of social vulnerability in China
HUANG Xiaojun, WANG Bo, LIU Mengmeng, GUO Yuhui, and LI Yanyu
Human health and social development are significantly affected by urban extreme heat. It is a new proposition for human-land relationship in the field of geography to measure the characteristics and social consequences of urban extreme heat. Applying the tool of social vulnerability to studies of urban extreme heat, th
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1534 (2020)
Urban network linkages of Chinese urban agglomerations based on an analysis of the Fortune China Top 500 Enterprises
LI Yan, SUN Yang, and YAO Shimou
Existing urban network research mostly focuses on urban linkages or spatial linkages within an urban agglomeration, with most of the research on urban network structure of China based on the relational data of the general and branches of enterprises, while it remains lack of an overall cognition of network linkages bet
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1548 (2020)
The evolution of regional population decline and its driving factors at the county level in China from 1990 to 2015
LIU Zhen, QI Wei, QI Honggang, and LIU Shenghe
The phenomenon of regional population decline has aroused much attention across the world in recent years, and it is also increasingly obvious in China. Using 1990, 2000 and 2010 population census data, and the national 1% population sample investigation data in 2015, this paper analyzes the evolution trend of regional
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1565 (2020)
The conceptual model and technical framework of participatory sensing and computing for urban community planning
ZHANG Shanqi, ZHEN Feng, QIN Xiao, and TANG Jia
Against the backdrop of rapid urbanization in China, enhancing public participation at the community level has become an important national strategy. It is necessary for planners to deploy new approaches to understand public needs and to identify common issues or areas within the community in a timely manner. Participa
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1580 (2020)
Rural poverty reduction and its spatial spillover effects of Chinese urbanization: Based on the analysis of spatial econometric model with provincial panel data
ZHANG Bosheng, and YANG Zisheng
Taking 27 provinces in China as an example, this paper mainly examines the rural poverty reduction and its spatial spillover effects of population urbanization, land urbanization and economic urbanization in China from 2010 to 2017. The results show that: (1) From 2010 to 2017, rural poverty, population urbanization an
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1592 (2020)
The adaptability assessment of rural production space system and obstacles analysis in Jiangjin district of Chongqing
WANG Cheng, LONG Zhuoqi, and FAN Rongrong
By analyzing the connotation of the adaptability of rural production space system, and constructing a framework of the adaptability, this research establishes an evaluation index system for the space system in the following three dimensions: the vulnerability, the stability, and the response. Then, taking Jiangjin dist
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1609 (2020)
Examining the effects of the multi-scale built environment on residents′ CO2 emissions from commuting: An empirical study of Guangzhou
YANG Wenyue, LIANG Feiwen, and CAO Xiaoshu
Commuting is the main source of CO2 emissions from urban transport. However, existing studies have rarely paid attention to the differences in the effects of different geographical scales of built environments on residents' CO2 emissions from commuting and had not yet reached a consensus conclusion. Based on the 20
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1625 (2020)
Backpackers’ graffiti in road travel: Spatial practices and the formation of the neo-tribe
XIE Jia, SUN Jiuxia, and WANG Xueji
With the popularity of road travel, Chinese backpackers have shifted the place of graffiti activities from cities to non-urban spaces such as highways. Although backpackers’ graffiti is influenced by both traditional travel culture and modern graffiti art, it is different from graffiti in urban areas and scenic spots.
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1640 (2020)
Spatio-temporal evolution of tourist attractions and formation of their clusters in China since 2001
NING Zhizhong, WANG Ting, and YANG Xuechun
The number of tourist attractions has been growing rapidly since the quality rating system of A-grade tourist attractions was implemented in China since 2001, and the spatial distribution is characterized by obvious expansion, agglomeration and regional differentiation. On the basis of the national A-grade tourist attr
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1654 (2020)
Methods for reconstructing historical grassland cover across western China: A case study in Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai and Xinjiang
YANG Fan, HE Fanneng, and LI Meijiao
Spatially explicit reconstruction of historical grassland cover can provide significant data for studies on the global and regional environmental change. However, being subject to the attribute of study objective and materials for reconstruction, progresses were rarely made both in the estimates of grassland area and t
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1667 (2020)
Spatial downscaling of remotely sensed precipitation in Taihang Mountains
HU Shi, HAN Jian, ZHAN Chesheng, and LIU Liangmeizi
As a fundamental component in water circulation, the spatio-temporal pattern of precipitation is critical for terrestrial hydrological cycle simulation. The satellite-based precipitation can describe the spatial pattern of precipitation properly, but the relatively low spatial resolution of the product limited its appl
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1680 (2020)
The multidimensional spatio-temporal pattern and influencing factors of child trafficking in Guizhou province, China
XUE Shuyan, LI Gang, MA Xueyao, LIU Ling, and YANG Lan
Child trafficking is a long-term criminal phenomenon in China. As one of the serious crimes and complex social problems, it has attracted extensive attention from the public and academic community. Since related studies from the perspective of crime geography started late and most of these studies worked on the pattern
Geographical Research
  • Publication Date: Jul. 20, 2020
  • Vol.39 Issue, 7 1691 (2020)