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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 821781, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/821781
Research Article

Effects of Urbanization Expansion on Landscape Pattern and Region Ecological Risk in Chinese Coastal City: A Case Study of Yantai City

1Key Laboratory of Coastal Environment Processes and Ecological Remediation and Shandong Provincial Key Laboratory of Coastal Zone Environmental Processes, YICCAS, Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yantai 264003, China
2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
3Linqu First Middle School Shandong, Linqu 262600, China

Received 22 February 2014; Revised 13 March 2014; Accepted 13 March 2014; Published 10 April 2014

Academic Editor: Hong-bo Shao

Copyright © 2014 Di Zhou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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