This book seeks to promote better understanding of China through improved knowledge of its geography. It presents papers on a variety of environmental topics in China ranging from earthquake hazards to nature preserves. New research techniques and analytical methodologies are also presented.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Management of Earthquake Hazard: The Program of Earthquake Forecasting in China, 1966–1976 -- The Effects of Forest on Water and Soil Conservation in the Loess Plateau of China -- Assessment of Potential Agricultural Land in Western China with a Geographic Information System (GIS) -- The Changing Rural Landscape of China: A Study of Gaohe Xian, Guangdong -- Urban Environmental Quality in China: A Luxury or a Necessity? -- Water Resources Development and Its Environmental Impact in Beijing1 -- Nature Preserves and Protected Wildlife in the People's Republic of China1 -- Environmental Problems and the Development of Chinese Fisheries1 -- Book Reviews
Pannell, Clifton W.