(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2007)

Document title

Assessing the impact of urban sprawl on soil resources of Nanjing city using satellite images and digital soil databases

published at : Influences of rapid urbanization and industrialization on soil resource and its quality in China

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ZHANG X. ; CHEN J. ; TAN M. ; SUN Y. ;


This study examines the quantitative and qualitative changes in the past 20 years related to urban sprawl and its impact on soils in the Yangtse delta region. Some interesting information is now available about which soil types have been occupied, the quality of these soils, and some possible long-term impacts including food security and soil diversity conservation


Thematical fascicle

published at : Catena / ISSN 0341-8162

Editor : Catena, Cremlingen-Destedt - ALLEMAGNE (1973)

Millesime : 2007, vol. 69, no 1 [pp. 16-30]

Bibliographic references : 30 ref.




Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 16767

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