(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2010)

Document title

The comprehensive evaluation of China's urbanization and effects on resources and environment

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

CHEN M. (1) ; LU D. (1) ; ZHA L. (2) ;
(1) Inst. of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Beijing, CHINE
(2) College of Territorial Resources and Tourism, Anhui Normal Univ., Wuhu, CHINE


This paper constructs a comprehensive evaluation index system for the urbanization level in China in terms of four aspects of urbanization connotation: population, economy, society, and land. A comprehensive measurement is carried out for the Chinese urbanization between 1981 and 2006 based on the Entropy method. Moreover, the effects of urbanization on resource and environment are examined to promote the healthy development of urbanization


Article of periodic

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

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2010, vol. 20, no1 [pp. 17-30]

Bibliographic references : 24 ref.

Collation : 6 fig., 4 tabl.



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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1007/s11442-010-0017-0

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