• Geography
  • Published 2003

Land use change and its ecological effect in Qian'an County of Jilin Province

@inproceedings{ZHONGLinsheng2003LandUC,
  title={Land use change and its ecological effect in Qian'an County of Jilin Province},
  author={ZHONGLinsheng and ZHANGYongmin and ZHAOShidong},
  year={2003}
}
Based on GIS and statistical methods, with the help of searching historical literatures and calculating the landscape indices, the land use changes of Qian'an County in both spatial and temporal aspects from 1945 to 1996 has been analyzed in this paper. And the driving forces of land use changes and their ecological effects are discussed too. The main findings of this study are as follows: (1) Land use changed greatly in Qian'an during 1945-1996, characterized by a decrease in grassland… CONTINUE READING