标题：Identifying the relationship between urban land expansion and human activities in the Yangtze River Economic Belt, China
作者： Liu, YL (Liu, Yaolin); Zhang, XH (Zhang, Xianghui); Kong, XS (Kong, Xuesong); Wang, R (Wang, Rui); Chen, L (Chen, Long)
来源出版物：APPLIED GEOGRAPHY卷：94页码: 163-177 DOI：10.1016/j.apgeog.2018.03.016 出版年： MAY 2018
摘要：Urban land expansion is closely related to and interacts with human activities. Although extensive studies have investigated the characteristics and patterns of urban land expansion, the coupling between urban land expansion and human activities has been neglected. Therefore, this paper explores the relationship between urban land expansion and the scope of human activities in the Yangtze River Economic Belt (the YREB) of China during the period of 1995-2015 based on Landsat and nighttime light remote sensing data. Overall, a coupling exists between urban land and the scope of human activities at the scales of the metropolitan area and the urban agglomeration. On the one hand, the degree of match between urban land and the scope of human activities has an upward tendency with time. According to the results of our regression model and landscape indexes, the scope of human activities outside urban land is associated with the magnitude of urban land, and the land within the scope of human activities outside urban land changed more intensely in developed areas. On the other hand, a coupling between newly increased urban land and the scope of human activities was proven by calculating the degree of match and identifying three urban land expansion types based on the location relationship. This paper argues that although the degree of match increased and the dominant type of urban land expansion transformed from outlying to backfilling, the problems of disorderly expansion of urban land and imbalanced development of the spatial distribution and scale structure still exist. The results can be used to formulate reasonable policies and planning and to promote the regional integration and coordinated development of urban land and human activities.
作者关键词：Urban land expansion; Human activities; Interaction; Nighttime light data; Yangtze River Economic Belt
扩展关键词： NIGHTTIME LIGHT DATA; IMPERVIOUS SURFACES; TRANSITIONAL CHINA; POPULATION-DENSITY; CULTIVATED LAND; SATELLITE DATA; CITY LIGHTS; GROWTH; URBANIZATION; DYNAMICS
通讯作者地址：Zhang, XH (reprint author), Wuhan Univ, Sch Resource & Environm Sci, 129 Luoyu Rd, Wuhan 430079, Hubei, Peoples R China.
[Liu, Yaolin; Zhang, Xianghui; Kong, Xuesong; Wang, Rui; Chen, Long] Wuhan Univ, Sch Resource & Environm Sci, 129 Luoyu Rd, Wuhan 430079, Hubei, Peoples R China.
[Liu, Yaolin; Kong, Xuesong] Wuhan Univ, Minist Educ, Key Lab Geog Informat Syst, Wuhan 430079, Hubei, Peoples R China.
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