JOURNAL OF NATURAL RESOURCES ›› 2013, Vol. 28 ›› Issue (3): 492-503.doi: 10.11849/zrzyxb.2013.03.014

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Location of the National Marine Park: A Case Study of Changshan Islands in Dalian

WANG Heng   

  1. Department of Tourist Management, Liaoning University of International Business and Economics, Dalian 116052, China
  • Received:2012-04-27 Revised:2012-08-27 Online:2013-03-20 Published:2013-03-20


Taking Changshan Islands in Dalian City as an example, the paper conducts studies by drawing on the experience of the international related theoretical research and practical results. Based on the comprehensive consideration of the regional ecological, economic, and social factors, the author used the GIS spatial analysis technology, and comprehensively analyzed the site location, park range and function zoning of National Marine Park from various aspects such as impact factor, space structure, suitability and so on. The optimal site for the construction of Changshan Islands National Marine Park is Caituozi on Wumang Island. The area is about 1689.25 km2. The park can be divided into five functional zones: core zone, buffer zone, experimental zone, recreational zone and zone for general use. The author put forward the corresponding functional partition purpose and functions.

Key words: national marine park, location, Changshan Islands

CLC Number: 

  • F592