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Geographical space development zone classification: An essential guide for transformation of mountain resource cities
Zhang Jifei; Deng Wei; Liu Shaoquan
Corresponding AuthorDeng Wei
2015
Source PublicationCHINESE GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCE
ISSN1002-0063
EISSN1993-064X
Volume25Issue:3Pages:361-374
SubtypeArticle
AbstractSustainable development of mountain areas and resource cities has been a significant issue worldwide. Transformation of mountain resource cities is facing tremendous difficulties. In the context of National Major Function-oriented Zone Planning raised to a national strategic level in China, it is important to effectively implement the planning by studying geographical space development zone classification of prefecture- and county-level cities based on their major function orientation. This research is even more critical for the transformation of mountain resource cities. In this study, we evaluated geographical space development suitability, and classified geographical space development zones for Dongchuan Distric in Kunming City of Yunan Province, China, a typical mountain resource city. A quantitative grid-based evaluation was conducted using key-factor identification and restrictive-supportive comprehensive index determinati based on a geographic information system framework with different source data. The results included a classification of geographical space of Dongchuan into five types: the prohibited development zone, the inappropriate development zone, the controlled development zone, the moderate development zone and the preferential development zone. The distribution characteristics of geographical space development zones showed that the proportion of the prohibited development zone is the highest, while that of the other four development zones is comparatively lower and significantly fragmented. The geographical space development suitability is greatly controlled by the geomorphic pattern. Although Dongchuan is extremely restrained in terms of suitable geographical space for industrialization and urbanization, it still has the certain preferential and moderate development zones with an area of 207.81 km(2) with large parts being concentrated and contiguous, which makes these areas the most favorable for development. Only by adapting to this reality and implementing centralized development strategy in the regions with higher suitability may Dongchuan achieve smooth transformation from expansion mode to compact mode and its sustainable development capacity may be improved. Suggestions with an angle of industrial and spatial development pattern were put forward for the transformation of the city in future.
KeywordGeographical Space Development Suitability Mountain Resource City Transformation Of Resource Cities
WOS HeadingsScience & Technology ; Life Sciences & Biomedicine
DOI10.1007/s11769-015-0755-0
WOS Subject ExtendedEnvironmental Sciences & Ecology
Indexed BySCI
WOS KeywordSUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ; CHINA ; AREAS ; CITY
Language英语
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WOS SubjectEnvironmental Sciences
WOS IDWOS:000354446500009
Funding OrganizationNational Basic Research Program of China(2015CB452706) ; National Natural Science Foundation of China(41301193) ; Chinese Academy of Sciences(KZCX2-YW-333)
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Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.imde.ac.cn/handle/131551/10012
Collection山区发展研究中心
AffiliationChinese Acad Sci, Inst Mt Hazards & Environm, Chengdu 610041, Peoples R China
First Author Affilication中国科学院水利部成都山地灾害与环境研究所
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Zhang Jifei,Deng Wei,Liu Shaoquan. Geographical space development zone classification: An essential guide for transformation of mountain resource cities[J]. CHINESE GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCE,2015,25(3):361-374.
APA Zhang Jifei,Deng Wei,&Liu Shaoquan.(2015).Geographical space development zone classification: An essential guide for transformation of mountain resource cities.CHINESE GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCE,25(3),361-374.
MLA Zhang Jifei,et al."Geographical space development zone classification: An essential guide for transformation of mountain resource cities".CHINESE GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCE 25.3(2015):361-374.
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