|کد مقاله||کد نشریه||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||نسخه تمام متن|
|4464665||1313841||2016||9 صفحه PDF||سفارش دهید||دانلود کنید|
• Urban functional landscapes were defined based on land use data produced from Pleiades images.
• Urban functional zones along the urban–rural gradient revealed a typical spatial pattern of urban spatial expansion.
• Each zone exhibited distinctive spatial characteristics of urban functional landscapes and population density.
• The population density has a significant spatial correlation with the urban functional landscape.
Since there is an increasing demand for integrating landscape ecology and urban planning theories to study complex urban ecosystems and establish rational and ecological urban planning, we introduced a new concept-urban functional landscapes which can be reclassified based on detailed land use data to fulfill the various urban functions, such as residential, commercial, industrial, and infrastructure purposes. In this paper, urban functional landscapes were defined based on urban land use data produced from Pleiades images, and then landscape metrics and population density were combined to identify the urban functional zones along an urban–rural gradient. The features of urban functional landscape patterns and population density were also analyzed, and their relationship has been explored. The results showed that the pattern of urban functional landscapes and population density in the urban functional zones (Urban center, Urban peripheral area, Landscape barrier, Satellite city and Far-suburb) along the urban–rural gradient in Xiamen doesn't totally conform to the classical theories in spatial and social aspects. Urban functional landscapes is potential of acting as bridges between the landscape ecology and urban planning theories, providing scientific support for rational urban landscape planning and urban land use policy making.
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Journal: International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation - Volume 46, April 2016, Pages 22–30