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Proceedings of the International Conference on Technology Management and Innovation

By
Hao Xie
Hao Xie
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ISBN:
9780791859612
No. of Pages:
612
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2010

Based on two indexes of per capita grain and economic level, this paper estimates local human carrying capacity for the subsistence life, the relative ample life and the well-off life and also the relationship between population and agricultural resources in 10 county-level districts in the mountainous region of southern Gansu, China that suffered serious destruction from 5.12 scale earthquake on May 12, 2008. The results show that total population scale is overloaded even at the subsistence level in this region. This population scale is larger than ones of the subsistence level and smaller than ones of the relative ample life,...

I. Introduction
II. Study Area
III. Study Method and Data Sources
IV. Results and Analysis
V. Conclusions and Discussions
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