Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 46, Supplement 1, pp 102–104 | Cite as

Landscape and land use in southern Hainan Island, China

  • Yongzhan Zhang
  • Martini I. Peter
  • Chendong Ge
  • Dakui ZhuEmail author


According to the landscape/land use relation of southern Hainan Island, four main zones are considered: the mountain and high hill zone, the inner coastal zone, the shoreline zone and the marine zone. The economic boom has led to an increase in urbanization and development of tourism, at times harming the local environment.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yongzhan Zhang
    • 1
  • Martini I. Peter
    • 2
  • Chendong Ge
    • 1
  • Dakui Zhu
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.State Pilot Laboratory of Coast & Island DevelopmentNanjing UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.Department of Land Resource ScienceUniversity of GuelphGuelphCanada

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