Journal of Geographical Sciences

(The TQCC of Journal of Geographical Sciences is 20. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Rural vitalization in China: A perspective of land consolidation138
Extreme drought changes in Southwest China from 1960 to 2009123
Spatiotemporal dynamics of carbon intensity from energy consumption in China88
Spatiotemporal dynamics of electric power consumption in Chinese Mainland from 1995 to 2008 modeled using DMSP/OLS stable nighttime lights data79
A discursive construction of the Belt and Road Initiative: From neo-liberal to inclusive globalization68
Cognition and construction of the theoretical connotations of new urbanization with Chinese characteristics66
Rural land engineering and poverty alleviation: Lessons from typical regions in China66
Analyzing vegetation dynamic trend on the Mongolian Plateau based on the Hurst exponent and influencing factors from 1982–201364
Integration of InVEST-habitat quality model with landscape pattern indexes to assess mountain plant biodiversity change: A case study of Bailongjiang watershed in Gansu Province60
Spatial econometric analysis of carbon emissions from energy consumption in China58
Spatio-temporal evolution and the influencing factors of PM2.5 in China between 2000 and 201556
Spatial spillover effect and driving forces of carbon emission intensity at the city level in China55
Heavy metal concentrations of agricultural soils and vegetables from Dongguan, Guangdong52
Characteristics of grassland degradation and driving forces in the source region of the Yellow River from 1985 to 200050
Decrease in snowfall/rainfall ratio in the Tibetan Plateau from 1961 to 201347
Contributions of climate change and human activities to ET and GPP trends over North China Plain from 2000 to 201446
Start of vegetation growing season on the Tibetan Plateau inferred from multiple methods based on GIMMS and SPOT NDVI data45
Problem regions and regional problems of socioeconomic development in China: A perspective from the coordinated development of industrialization, informatization, urbanization and agricultural moderni44
Increased soil organic carbon storage in Chinese terrestrial ecosystems from the 1980s to the 2010s43
Investigating the spatially heterogeneous relationships between climate factors and NDVI in China during 1982 to 201342
Comparisons of cropland area from multiple datasets over the past 300 years in the traditional cultivated region of China41
Stable isotopes of summer monsoonal precipitation in southern China and the moisture sources evidence from δ18O signature40
Tracking climate change in Central Asia through temperature and precipitation extremes40
Changes in daily extreme precipitation events in South China from 1961 to 201140
Spatio-temporal variation of precipitation in the Three-River Headwater Region from 1961 to 201040
Latitudinal variation of leaf morphological traits from species to communities along a forest transect in eastern China39
Evaluation of the eco-efficiency of four major urban agglomerations in coastal eastern China38
Agricultural labor changes and agricultural economic development in China and their implications for rural vitalization38
Quantitative attribution analysis of soil erosion in different geomorphological types in karst areas: Based on the geodetector method37
Spatio-temporal distribution and transformation of cropland in geomorphologic regions of China during 1990–201536
Urban shrinkage and growth: Measurement and determinants of economic resilience in the Pearl River Delta36
Review on carbon emissions, energy consumption and low-carbon economy in China from a perspective of global climate change35
Comprehensive evaluation of regional resources and environmental carrying capacity using a PS-DR-DP theoretical model34
Inter-annual variations in vegetation and their response to climatic factors in the upper catchments of the Yellow River from 2000 to 201033
Modeling net primary productivity of the terrestrial ecosystem in China from 1961 to 200532
Changes in air temperature over China in response to the recent global warming hiatus32
The basic law of the formation and expansion in urban agglomerations32
Multidimensional measurement of poverty and its spatio-temporal dynamics in China from the perspective of development geography30
Spatial relationship of high-speed transportation construction and land-use efficiency and its mechanism: Case study of Shandong Peninsula urban agglomeration30
Spatial distribution and temporal trends in potential evapotranspiration over Hengduan Mountains region from 1960 to 200929
Spatial associations between NDVI and environmental factors in the Heihe River Basin28
Dynamics of shoreline and land reclamation from 1985 to 2015 in the Bohai Sea, China28
Identification and classification of resource-based cities in China27
Urban spatial development and land use in Beijing: Implications from London’s experiences27
Spatial variation in annual actual evapotranspiration of terrestrial ecosystems in China: Results from eddy covariance measurements27
Extraction and analysis of abandoned farmland: A case study of Qingyun and Wudi counties in Shandong Province27
Similarities and differences of city-size distributions in three main urban agglomerations of China from 1992 to 2015: A comparative study based on nighttime light data27
Topographical relief characteristics and its impact on population and economy: A case study of the mountainous area in western Henan, China26
Spatiotemporal heterogeneity and influencing mechanism of ecosystem services in the Pearl River Delta from the perspective of LUCC26
The Belt and Road: Geographical pattern and regional risks26
Land cover change along the Qinghai-Tibet Highway and Railway from 1981 to 200126
Glacier and snow variations and their impacts on regional water resources in mountains26
The changing patterns of cropland conversion to built-up land in China from 1987 to 201025
Paddy rice multiple cropping index changes in Southern China25
Fluxes of CO2, CH4 and N2O from alpine grassland in the Tibetan Plateau25
Assessing the oscillation of channel geometry and meander migration cardinality of Bhagirathi River, West Bengal, India25
Spatial heterogeneity of urban land-cover landscape in Guangzhou from 1990 to 200525
Exploring spatial-temporal change and gravity center movement of construction land in the Chang-Zhu-Tan urban agglomeration24
Semi-urbanization and evolving patterns of urbanization in China: Insights from the 2000 to 2010 national censuses24
Dynamics of coastline changes in Mexico24
Chinese overseas industrial parks in Southeast Asia: An examination of policy mobility from the perspective of embeddedness24
Rural land use transition of mountainous areas and policy implications for land consolidation in China24
Spatial-temporal variations of lake ice phenology in the Hoh Xil region from 2000 to 201123
The mechanism of farmland marginalization in Chinese mountainous areas: Evidence from cost and return changes23
Spatial pattern reconstruction of regional habitat quality based on the simulation of land use changes from 1975 to 201023
Sensitivity of arid/humid patterns in China to future climate change under a high-emissions scenario23
Spatio-temporal characteristics of intra-urban land cover in the cities of China and USA from 1978 to 201022
Reconstruction of summer temperature variation from maximum density of alpine pine during 1917–2002 for west Sichuan Plateau, China22
The impact of global cropland changes on terrestrial ecosystem services value, 1992–201521
Land use and landscape change driven by gully land consolidation project: A case study of a typical watershed in the Loess Plateau21
Change of winter wheat planting area and its impacts on groundwater depletion in the North China Plain21
Settlement distribution and its relationship with environmental changes from the Neolithic to Shang-Zhou dynasties in northern Shandong, China20
Practice of barren hilly land consolidation and its impact: A typical case study from Fuping County, Hebei Province of China20
Evaluation of farmland losses from sea level rise and storm surges in the Pearl River Delta region under global climate change20
Effects of a conversion from grassland to cropland on the different soil organic carbon fractions in Inner Mongolia, China20
Rural settlement spatial patterns and effects: Road traffic accessibility and geographic factors in Guangdong Province, China20