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2020
Volume: 11 Issue 4
11 Article(s)

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Forest Ecosystem
Are There Differences in the Response of Natural Stand and Plantation Biomass to Changes in Temperature and Precipitation? A Case for Two-needled Pines in Eurasia
USOLTSEV Vladimir Andreevich, SHOBAIRI Seyed Omid Reza, TSEPORDEY Ivan Stepanovich, AHRARI Amirhossein, ZHANG Meng, SHOAIB Ahmad Anees, and CHASOVSKIKH Viktor Petrovich
A comparative discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of natural stands and plantations, including in terms of their productivity and stability, began from the moment of the first forest plantings and continues to this day. In the context of the progressive replacement of natural forests by plantations due to de
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 14, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 331 (2020)
The Distribution Patterns of Timberline and Its Response to Climate Change in the Himalayas
SHI Peili, WU Ning, and Gopal S. RAWAT
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 14, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 342 (2020)
Species Diversity Characteristics of a Natural Pinus taiwanensis Community with Different Diameter Classes and Forest Densities
WANG Yang, JIANG Xiongbo, and WU Dezhi
Pinus taiwanensis is a species endemic to China. This study selected four typical plots of Pinus taiwanensis in the natural secondary forest around Macheng City, in order to reveal the characteristics of and the relationships between different diameter classes (determined based on the diameter at breast height or DBH),
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 349 (2020)
Changes in China’s Grain Production Pattern and the Effects of Urbanization and Dietary Structure
LU Chunxia, LIU Aimin, XIAO Yu, LIU Xiaojie, XIE Gaodi, and CHENG Shengkui
Grain production patterns are the basis of a nation’s food security. Since China’s reform and opening-up began in 1978, China’s urbanization process, driven by rapid social and economic development, has accelerated steadily. During this time, the dietary structure of urban and rural Chinese has also changed significant
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 358 (2020)
Rural Poverty Patterns and Influencing Factors in Yunnan Province, China: Based on County Level Dataset
SHANG Xiaowen, and CHEN Yufu
The identification of poverty at the county level is the precondition for poverty alleviation by formulating accurate strategies that are targeted for a certain area. Yunnan Province has the largest number of poverty counties in China. The vast number of people living under the poverty-line, and the deep degree of pove
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 366 (2020)
Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Two Types of Truck Bumper Produced in the Algerian Auto Industry
KEBBOUCHE Zahia, TAIRI Abdelaziz, and SAFI Brahim
Currently, the reduction of weight in automotive is a very important topic to reduce the air pollution. In this context, the purpose of the present paper is to analyze a real case study through a comparison of the environmental impacts between a conventional steel bumper and a polyester prototype. In the first part of
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 378 (2020)
The Study on Cost of Application of International Emission Control Areas for China
TIAN Yujun, WANG Hongyan, LI Tao, and PENG Chuansheng
In order to control the air pollution caused by ships and improve ambient air quality, China set up three domestic emission control areas (DECAs) in 2015 in the Pearl River Delta, the Yangtze River Delta and Bohai Rim (Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei) waters. In order to meet the emission requirements established at the 70th mee
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 388 (2020)
Safety Evaluation of Sustainable Uranium Development in China Combined with an Analytical GAN Framework
LIU Liangyan, and CHENG Ming
Uranium is the basic raw material for nuclear energy and is quite highly regarded. Developing a safe supply of uranium is important for safeguarding sustainable nuclear development. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the sustainability of uranium development in China based on dynamic system modeling combined with
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 394 (2020)
Analysis of the Causes of Cyanobacteria Bloom: A Review
ZHOU Bing, CAI Xiaoli, WANG Sen, and YANG Xinxin
Among water blooms, cyanobacteria bloom occurs over the widest range and is much more harmful than other blooms. Its occurrence in inland water bodies is affected by many factors, such as meteorology, hydrology, and human activities. Therefore, the study of the causes of cyanobacterial bloom has become a major focus of
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 405 (2020)
System Analysis of the Historical Change of the River Leader System: Based on the Perspective of Historical Institutionalism
ZHENG Shihao, QIN Haibo, LI Yingming, HAO Liang, GUO Fengyuan, and ZHANG Conglin
In the process of implementing the River Leader System, some problems have emerged regarding its progress and effects. From the perspective of historical institutionalism, the historical change process of the River Leader System was revealed in this paper. There were two key nodes in the historical change progress of t
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 414 (2020)
Residents’ Perception of the Recreational Value of Forest Parks: A Case Study in Shanghai, China
ZHANG Kaixuan, WANG Xiaoling, SHI Jiaying, ZHANG Xijin, and ZHU Qichong
Forest parks provide important recreational and tourism bene?ts to residents, so it is essential to know what residents’ perceptions are regarding the recreational value of forest parks for participatory forest planning and management. This study investigated forest park recreational value in the physical, psychologica
Journal of Resources and Ecology
  • Publication Date: Jul. 30, 2020
  • Vol.11 Issue, 4 425 (2020)