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majoradvancesinstudiesofthephysicalgeographyandlivingenvironmentofchinaduringthepast70yearsandfutureprospects
Chen Fahu1; Fu Boiie2; Xia Jun3; Wu Duo4; Wu Shaohong5; Zhang Yili6; Sun Hang7; Liu Yu8; Fang Xiaomin6; Qin Boqiang9; Li Xin6; Zhang Tingjun4; Liu Baoyuan10; Dong Zhibao11; Hou Shugui6; Tian Lide6; Xu Baiqing6; Dong Guanghui4; Zheng Jingyun5; Yang Wei6; Wang Xin4; Li Zaijun4; Wang Fei4; Hu Zhenbo4; Wang Jie4; Liu Jianbao1; Chen Jianhui4; Huang Wei4; Hou Juzhi1; Cai Qiufang8; Long Hao9; Jiang Ming12; Hu Yaxian10; Feng Xiaoming13; Mo Xingguo; Yang Xiaoyan1; Zhang Dongju4; Wang Xiuhong5; Yin Yunhe5; Liu Xiaochen6
2019
Source Publicationsciencechinaearthsciences
ISSN1674-7313
Volume62Issue:11Pages:1665
AbstractThe natural environment provides material essentials for human survival and development. The characteristics, processes, regional differentiation and forcing mechanisms of the elements of the natural environment (e.g. geomorphology, climate, hydrology, soil, etc.) are the main objects of research in physical geography. China has a complex natural environment and huge regional differentiation and therefore it provides outstanding reserach opportunities in physical geography. This review summarizes the most important developments and the main contributions of research in the physical geography and human living environment in China during the past 70 years. The major topics addressed are the uplift of the Tibetan Plateau and the evolution of its cryosphere, the development of fluvial systems, the acidification of the vast arid region of the Asian interior, variations in the monsoon and westerly climate systems on multiple timescales, the development of lakes and wetlands, the watershed system model, soil erosion, past human-environment interactions, biogeography, and physical geographic zonality. After briefly introducing international research developments, we review the history of research in physical geography in China, focusing on the major achievements and major academic debates, and finally we summarize the status of current research and the future prospects. We propose that in the context of the national demand for the construction of an ecological civilization, we should make full use of the research findings of physical geography, and determine the patterns and mechanisms of natural environmental processes in order to continue to promote the continued contribution of physical geography to national development strategies, and to further contribute to the theory of physical geography from a global perspective.
Language英语
Funding Project[National Natural Science Foundation of China]
Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.igsnrr.ac.cn/handle/311030/134613
Collection中国科学院地理科学与资源研究所
Affiliation1.中国科学院青藏高原研究所
2.北京师范大学
3.武汉大学
4.兰州大学
5.中国科学院地理科学与资源研究所
6.中国科学院
7.中国科学院昆明植物研究所
8.中国科学院地球环境研究所
9.中国科学院南京地理与湖泊研究所
10.中国科学院水土保持研究所
11.陕西师范大学
12.中国科学院东北地理与农业生态研究所
13.中国科学院生态环境研究中心
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Chen Fahu,Fu Boiie,Xia Jun,et al. majoradvancesinstudiesofthephysicalgeographyandlivingenvironmentofchinaduringthepast70yearsandfutureprospects[J]. sciencechinaearthsciences,2019,62(11):1665.
APA Chen Fahu.,Fu Boiie.,Xia Jun.,Wu Duo.,Wu Shaohong.,...&Liu Xiaochen.(2019).majoradvancesinstudiesofthephysicalgeographyandlivingenvironmentofchinaduringthepast70yearsandfutureprospects.sciencechinaearthsciences,62(11),1665.
MLA Chen Fahu,et al."majoradvancesinstudiesofthephysicalgeographyandlivingenvironmentofchinaduringthepast70yearsandfutureprospects".sciencechinaearthsciences 62.11(2019):1665.
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