Journal article

Comparison of changes in vegetation and land cover types between Shenzhen and Bangkok

Yi Song, Jagannath Aryal, Liangcheng Tan, Long Jin, Zhihua Gao, Yunqiang Wang

Land Degradation & Development | Wiley | Published : 2020

Abstract

As important node cities in the Belt and Road region, Shenzhen and Bangkok are faced with similar environmental threats posed by the high‐speed social development process. Rapid urbanization leads to changes in vegetation growth and land cover types and then affects ecosystem services. In the current study, we used a time‐series normalized difference vegetation index dataset from 2000 to 2019 and two land cover type datasets from 2000 to 2018 to investigate and compare the spatiotemporal characteristics of the changes in vegetation and land cover types of the two cities. We found that the trend of vegetation change was mainly affected by the change in land cover types, while the interannual ..

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Grants

Awarded by New Star Project of Youth Science and Technology of Shaanxi Province in China


Awarded by Shaanxi Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars


Awarded by Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences


Awarded by Youth Innovation Promotion Association Chinese Academy of Sciences


Funding Acknowledgements

New Star Project of Youth Science and Technology of Shaanxi Province in China, Grant/Award Number: 2016KJXX-91; Shaanxi Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, Grant/Award Number: 2018JC-023; Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Grant/Award Number: XDB40020203; Youth Innovation Promotion Association Chinese Academy of Sciences, Grant/Award Number: 2018446