Measurement and assessment of carrying capacity of the environment in Ningbo, China.

@article{Liu2011MeasurementAA,
  title={Measurement and assessment of carrying capacity of the environment in Ningbo, China.},
  author={Renzhi Liu and Alistair G. L. Borthwick},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 8},
  pages={
          2047-53
        }
}
Carrying Capacity of the Environment (CCE) provides a useful measure of the sustainable development of a region. Approaches that use integrated assessment instead of measurement can lead to misinterpretation of sustainable development because of confusion between Environmental Stress (ES) indexes and CCE indexes, and the selection of over-simple linear plus models. The present paper proposes a comprehensive measurement system for CCE which comprises models of natural resources capacity… CONTINUE READING
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