Landscape and land use in southern Hainan Island, China


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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Zhang, Y., Peter, M.I., Ge, C. et al. Landscape and land use in southern Hainan Island, China. Chin.Sci.Bull. 46, 102–104 (2001).

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  • landscape
  • land use
  • southern Hainan Island