Variations of Ecosystem Service Value in Response to Land-Use Change in the Kashgar Region, Northwest China

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Aynur Mamat; Ümüt Halik; Aihemaitijiang Rouzi;
(2018)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su10010200
  • Subject: ecosystem service value (ESV) | Kashgar region | land-use land cover (LULC) | remote sensing (RS) | geographical information system (GIS) | Environmental effects of industries and plants | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | TJ807-830 | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

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