Quantitative estimation of 21st-century urban greenspace changes in Chinese populous cities.

@article{Chen2017QuantitativeEO,
  title={Quantitative estimation of 21st-century urban greenspace changes in Chinese populous cities.},
  author={Bin Chen and Zhen Nie and Ziyue Chen and Bin Xu},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2017},
  volume={609},
  pages={956-965}
}
Understanding the spatiotemporal changes of urban greenspace is a critical requirement for supporting urban planning and maintaining the function of urbanities. Although plenty of previous studies have attempted to estimate urban greenspace changes in China, there still remain shortcomings such as inconsistent surveying procedures and insufficient spatial resolution and city samples. Using cloud-free Landsat image composites in circa years 2000 and 2014, and Defense Meteorological Program… CONTINUE READING