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Shan Yang Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Urban and rural development and regional planning
  • Urban form and urban-rural coupling
  • Urban Agglomeration Research


Educational Background

Post-doc, Urban Planning, School of Architecture, Southeast University2001-2003

PhD, Physical Geography, Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1997-2001

MS, Human Geography, Nanjing Normal University(1990) 1987-1990

B.Sc, Geography, Nanjing Normal University(1990) 1987-1990

Visiting scholar, America Union College1995-1996


Research Projects

1.“Study on changes in land use of South-Jiangsu and environmental effects based on 3S”, Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province. 2000-2001

2.“Industrial Distribution of constrcting mega-city in Wuxi”, Wuxi municipal government tenders. 2001

3.“Urbanizaiton planning in Zhenjiang and development planning along the industrial belt”, Zhenjiang municipal government commissioned projects, 2002

4. “Comprehensive Assessment of Sustainable Development of Marine Economy in Jiangsu Province”, State Oceanic Administration 908 project. 2006-2010

5.“Study on Metropolitan urban and rural areas coupled state and System Measurement”, National Natural Science Foundation Project. 2008-2010

6.“Study on Response of spatial structure in urban and rural under economic transition”, National Natural Science Foundation Project. 2012-2015

7. “The Spatial Organization and Coordinated Mechanism Of New-Type Urbanization from the Perspective of Multiple Agents”, National Natural Science Foundation Project. 2015-2018

8. “Research on dynamic agglomeration structuresin Yangtze River Delta: Evolution and coupling mechanism”, National Natural Science Foundation Project. 2018-2021


Journal Articles:

[1]Yang Shan.On Extraction and Fractal of Urban and Rural Residential Spatial Pattern in Developed Area—A Case of Wuxi.ActaGeographica Sinica,2000,55(6):671-678

[2]Yang Shan.A Study on Spatial Expansion and Model of Towns in Developed Areas-A Case Study of Xian.Human Geography,2002,17(1):89-92

[3]Yang Shan,Tong Jun-yu.Study of Appraisal of Ecological Environment Quality of Urban Expansion in Wuxi.ChinaPopulation·Resources and Environment,2003,13(1):65-69

[4]Yang Shan.Measurement and Analysis of Spatial Pattern in Nanjing.Resources and Environment in the Yangtze Basin,2004,13(1):7-11

[5]Yang Shan,ChenSheng.Analysis of LanscapePatteren and Spatial Evolution in the MetropolitanUrban-rural Coupling Regions:A Case Study of Wuxi City.ActaEcologica Sinica,2009,29(1):1-8

[6]Yang Shan,ChenSheng.The Evolvement of Rural-urban Fringe and Land Use Structureof Rapidly Urbanized Area—A case study of Wuxi.Geographical Research,2009,28(5):1255-1263

[7]Yang Shan,ChenSheng.Research on Transmutation of Urban-rural Transition RegionBased on Remote Sensing Analysis in Wuxi.ActaGeographica Sinica,2009,64(10):1221-1230

[8]Yang Shan,WangYuting.Analysis on Sustainable Development of Marine Economy in Jiangsu Province Based on Marine Ecological Footprint Correction Model.Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, 2011,22(3) : 748-754

[9]Zhou Lei,YangShan,ChenSheng.Research on the Coupling Measurement of Urban System and the Variation of Coupling Degree in Wuxi. Human Geography,2011,(6):77-82

[10]Yang Shan,PanJing.Dynamic Simulation and Regulation of Port-city Coupling Development—A Case of Lianyungang.Geographical Research,2011,30(6):1021-1031

[11]Zhou Lei,YangShan,ZangLei.Aresponse Study on the Evolution of Urban-rural Regional Structure Under the Transformation of Economic System in Wuxi.Geographical Research,2014,33(8):1489-1502

[12]Wang Zhao,YangShan.Evolution of Cold-Hot Spot Pattern of Polycentric Urban Areas Urban Sprawl—A Case Study of Suzhou-Wuxi-Changzhou Area.Economic Geography,2015,35(7):59-65

[13]Wang Zhao,YangShan,WangYujuan,Run-linYang.Analysis of Cold-Hot Pattern of Urban Spatial Expansion Based on Minimum Cumulative Resistance Model—A Case Study of Suzhou-Wuxi-Changzhou Area.Economic Geography,2016,36(3):57-64

[14]Zhou Lei, Yang Shan, Wang Shu-guang.The Temporal and  Spatial Changes of Manufacturing Location of Different Ownership in the Context of Economic Transition—A Case of Wuxi.Human Geography,2016,31(4):102-111

[15]Wang Zhao, Yang Shan, Gong Fuhua, Liu Shuaibin.Identification of Urban Agglomerations Deformation Structure Based on Urban-flow Space:A Case Study of the Yangtze River Delta Urban Agglomeration.ScientiaGeographica Sinica,2017,37(9):1337-1344

[16]Yang Shan,DingHong.The Spatial Coupling Mechanism and Development Strategy of "three modernizations" in Jiangsu Province.Modern Economic Research,2017,(1):69-72

[17]Wang Zhao,YangShan,LiuShuaibin.Analysis of Community Structure in theYangtzeRiver Delta Region: A Case Study of Urban External Services.ActaEcologica Sinica,2018,38(6):1964-1974

[18]Yang Shan,YangHongni,JiZengmin.The Reorganization Mechanism of the Life Circle of Rural Residents Under the Background of Rapid Urbanization:Based on the Case Study of Qunyi Community of Kunshan.Geographical Research,2019,38(1):119-132

[19] Liu Shuaibin,YangShan,WangZhao.Characteristics And Formation Mechanism of China's Provincial Urbanization Spatial Correlation Based on Population Flow.ActaGeographica Sinica,2019,74(4):648-663

[20]Fan Qingyu,YangShan,LiuShuaibin.Asymmetrically Spatial Effects of Urban Scaleand Agglomeration on Haze Pollution in China.International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,2019:1-18

[21]Fan Qingyu,YangShan.Evolution and Optimization of Spatial Structure of the Yangtze River Delta Urban Agglomeration from the Perspective of Coordination.Journal of Natural Resources,2019,34(8): 1581-1592

[22]Fan Qingyu,YangShan,HuXin.Temporal and Spatial Characteristics and Interaction Process of Urbanization Coordination in the Yangtze River Delta Region from the Perspective of Coupling.Geographical Research,2020,39(2):289-302