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Biocapacity supply and demand in Northwestern China: a spatial appraisal of sustainability
Integrating spatial analysis with the supply and demand of biocapacity is critical for the sustainable development of regional eco-economic systems. Previous studies have focused on the temporal analysis of biocapacity ...
Carrying capacity of the environment
(Elsevier Ltd., 2015)
Catton defines carrying capacity as the maximum persistently supportable load of a focal population in a bounded environment. Here, definitions of carrying capacity for natural populations, ecosystems and humans, as well ...
Scale dependency of biocapacity and the fallacy of unsustainable development
Area-based information obtained from remote sensing and aerial photography is often used in studies on ecological footprint and sustainability, especially in calculating biocapacity. Given the importance of the modi fi able ...