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Chinese Geographical Science

, Volume 17, Issue 3, pp 229–235 | Cite as

Carrying capacity of marine region in Liaoning Province

  • Di Qianbin 
  • Han Zenglin 
  • Liu Guichun 
  • Chang Hongwei 
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Abstract

Carrying capacity is one of important studies on coordinating development of population, resources, and environment. At present, the researches on it mainly concentrate on the carrying capacity for population and economy, such as the water resources carrying capacity, the land resources carrying capacity, the environment carrying capacity, etc. Based on the related theories and methods, this paper creatively proposed the concept and meaning of carrying capacity of marine region, and formed the appraisal system. According to the developing situation of marine economy of Liaoning Province in recent years, and by employing the method of the state space, this paper also measured the carrying capacity and carrying state of marine region and discussed the sustainable problems of marine economy of Liaoning. The research results show that the carrying state of marine region of Liaoning is in the state of overloading at present, but taking a favorable turn.

Keywords

carrying capacity of marine region carrying state of marine region marine economy sustainable development Liaoning Province 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Di Qianbin 
    • 1
  • Han Zenglin 
    • 1
  • Liu Guichun 
    • 1
  • Chang Hongwei 
    • 1
  1. 1.Key Research Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences at Universities-Research Center for Marine Economy and Sustainable DevelopmentLiaoning Normal UniversityDalianChina

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