Authors: Zhao, Jie
Thinh, Nguyen Xuan
Li, Cheng
Title: Investigation of the impacts of urban land use patterns on energy consumption in china
Other Titles: A case study of 20 provincial capital cities
Language (ISO): en
Abstract: Urban land use patterns are increasingly recognized as significant contributors to energy consumption. However, few studies have quantified the impacts of urban land use patterns on energy consumption. In this study, we analyzed the impacts of urban land use patterns on energy consumption for 20 provincial capital cities in China from 2000 to 2010. Landsat data and spatial metrics were first used to quantify the urban land use patterns, and then city-level energy consumption was estimated based on nighttime light (NTL) data and statistical provincial energy consumption data. Finally, a panel data analysis was applied to investigate the impacts of urban land use patterns on energy consumption. Our results showed that NTL data were effective for estimating energy consumption at the city level and indicated that accelerated energy consumption was caused by increases in the irregularity of urban land forms and the expansion of urban land. Moreover, significant regional differences in the impacts of urban land use patterns on energy consumptions were identified. Our results provide insights into the relationship between urban growth and energy consumption and may support effective planning towards sustainable development.
Subject Headings: urban land use pattern
energy consumption
nighttime light data
remote sensing
panel data analysis
Subject Headings (RSWK): Energieverbrauch
Flächennutzung
Fernerkundung
Panelanalyse
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2003/38500
http://dx.doi.org/10.17877/DE290R-20419
Issue Date: 2017-08-07
Rights link: CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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