Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 1994, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (s1): 684-690.doi: 10.11821/xb1994S1013

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PROGRESS OF CHINESE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY IN RECENT TEN YEARS

Chen Cuankang, Zheng Du, Shan Yuancun, Yang Qinye   

  1. The committee of Physical Geography, Geographial Society of China, Beijing 100101
  • Online:1994-12-15 Published:1994-12-15

Abstract: Concluding the results of physical geography in the aspects of physic-geographycal regionalization,regional physical geography, landytpes and physical geographical process before 1980’ s, the artical emphatically states the achievements in the ressearchs on physical geographical regionalization and regional Science since 1980, sammarizes the charactoristics of each proposal on physic-geographical regionlization and progress on regional integrated researches,and shows the achivements on landtypes dividing and mapping, the progresses in the research of estimating land resources on the basis of landtypes, land potential productivity and population capacity and new expieriences in land exploitation. This article also analyzes the present theories about land and resources structure and introduces the experiences in applied researches of regional production planning, departmental production distribution, land management and regional development.

Key words: Physical geography, Physical geographical regionalization, Landtype and land science, Theoretical physical geography, Applied physical geography, New progress