(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Spatial analysis of China’s eco-environmental quality : 1990–2010

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

SUN D. (1) ; ZANG J. (2) ; HU Y. (3) ; JIANG J. (1) ; ZHOU L. (1) ;
(1) School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences, Nanjing University, Nanjing, CHINE
(2) School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Univ., Nanjing, CHINE
(3) Urban-rural Planning Management Center, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Beijing, CHINE


This article analyses the changing trend of China’s eco-environment and calculates the changing trajectory in the gravity center of the eco-environmental quality. It demonstrates that since 1990, the ecological deficit is still expanding and that he deterioration rate of environmental quality was slowed down. It shows that after extensive economic development in China, there are imbalances of population, economy, society, and the environment in all the provincial regions. It concludes that it is imperative to implement positive measures such as controlling population, improving the environment, and promoting smart development to balance the socio-ecological system


Article of periodic

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

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2013, vol. 23, no4 [pp. 675-709]

Bibliographic references : 31 ref.

Collation : 3 fig., 4 tabl.



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