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Along with its economic reform, China has experienced a rapid urbanization. This study mapped urban land expansion in China using high-resolution Landsat Thematic Mapper and Enhanced Thematic Mapper data of 1989/1990, 1995/1996 and 1999/2000 and analyzed its expansion modes and the driving forces underlying this process during 1990-2000. Our results show(More)
  • Jiyuan Liu, Kuang Wenhui, Zhang Zengxiang, Xu Xinliang, Qin Yuanwei, Ning Jia +11 others
  • 2013
specialized in remote sensing of natural resources and environment, land use and cover change (LUCC) and ecological effect at macro-scale. Abstract: Land-use/land-cover changes (LUCCs) have links to both human and nature interactions. China's Land-Use/cover Datasets (CLUDs) were updated regularly at 5-year intervals from the late 1980s to 2010, with(More)
Emerging threats to the water resources and biodiversity at the roof of the world to Asia's lowland from land-use changes associated with large-scale settlement and piecemeal development The fall of the water Emerging threats to the water resources and biodiversity at the roof of the world to Asia's lowland from land-use changes associated with large-scale(More)
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