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    Abstract - Issue Jul 2015, 36 (4)                                     Back

nstantaneous and historical temperature effects on a-pinene

Optimization of the scheme for natural ecology planning of

urban rivers based on ANP (analytic network process) model


Yichuan Zhang and Jiangping Wang*

School of Urban Design, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei-430 072, China

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Publication Data

Paper received:

27 May 2014


Revised received:

30 September 2014


Re-revised received:

01 January 2015



07 February 2015



Rivers serve as a highly valued component in ecosystem and urban infrastructures. River planning should follow basic principles of maintaining or reconstructing the natural landscape and ecological functions of rivers. Optimization of planning scheme is a prerequisite for successful construction of urban rivers. Therefore, relevant studies on optimization of scheme for natural ecology planning of rivers is crucial. In the present study, four planning schemes for Zhaodingpai River in Xinxiang City, Henan Province were included as the objects for optimization. Fourteen factors that influenced the natural ecology planning of urban rivers were selected from five aspects so as to establish the ANP model. The data processing was done using Super Decisions software. The results showed that important degree of scheme 3 was highest. A scientific, reasonable and accurate evaluation of schemes could be made by ANP method on natural ecology planning of urban rivers. This method could be used to provide references for sustainable development and construction of urban rivers. ANP method is also suitable for optimization of schemes for urban green space planning and design. ??  



 Key words

ANP, Ecology planning, Optimization, Urban rivers 



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