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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2005)

Document title

Ecological footprint analysis based on RS and GIS in arid land

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CHANG BIN ; XIONG LIYA ;

Abstract

The ecological footprint (EF) is a kind of concise method of quantifiably measuring the natural capital consumption and it can reflect the goal of sustainability. In this paper, the concept, the theory and method of ecological footprint are introduced. On this basis, the study brings forward the method of ecological footprint and capacity prediction. Models and methods are employed to calculate EF and EC (ecological capacity) in 1995 and 2000 and predict them in 2005 in Hexi Corridor (northwest of Gansu province)

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Journal of geographical sciences. Acta geographica sinica / ISSN 1009-637X

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2005, vol. 15, no1 [pp. 44-52]

Bibliographic references : 21 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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