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

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

Auteurs :
ZHANG, X.
CHEN, J.
TAN, M.
SUN, Y.
CHEN, J.

Description :
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.


Type de document :
Article de monographie

Source :
Catena (Giessen), issn : 0341-8162, 2007, vol. 69, n°. 1, p. 16-30, nombre de pages : 15, Collation : Illustration, Références bibliographiques : 30 ref.

Date :
2007

Editeur :
Pays édition : Allemagne, Cremlingen-Destedt, Catena

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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