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International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology, 2022, 4(6); doi: 10.25236/IJFET.2022.040604.

A Dynamic Study on Urban Water Resources and Ecological Recreation Space in Ganjiang River Basin


Xuan Liu1,2, He Bing1,2,3

Corresponding Author:
He Bing

1School of Environmental Studies, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Wuhan, 430074, China 

2School of Arts Communication, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), Wuhan

3School of Urban Design, Wuhan University, Wuhan, 430000, China


Urban ecological recreation space is an important part of overall urban ecological balance. The rational allocation of urban ecological recreation space is an important reference standard for urban livability. This paper analyzes the ecological footprint, carrying capacity, and deficit of water resources, as well as the basin city ecological stress situation, combined with a static panel data model to explore the intrinsic association between the ecological footprint of urban water resources and the urban ecology in Ganjiang River Basin. This research shows that the ecological footprint of urban water resources is within the water resource carrying capacity in Ganjiang River Basin and represents a long-term water resource ecological surplus. Ecological footprints of water resources have a positive impact on green space coverage area and park green area. The ecological footprint of water pollution has increased annually, and water pollution is the main cause of ecological pollution. On this basis, we propose to increase the prevention and control of water pollution by improving the quality of urban ecological recreation space, increasing the utilization rate of water resources and creating a new model of high-quality ecological cities.


Water Resources, Water Resources Ecological Footprint, Water Carrying Capacity, Ecological Recreation Space

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Xuan Liu, He Bing. A Dynamic Study on Urban Water Resources and Ecological Recreation Space in Ganjiang River Basin. International Journal of Frontiers in Engineering Technology (2022), Vol. 4, Issue 6: 22-34. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFET.2022.040604.


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