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  • Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1087

    1081 HV Amsterdam

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Mengmeng Li has been at the Environmental Geography group since October 2017 as a PhD student. His current research focus on urban land system change and the consequences for providing ecosystem services. For this he will employ some methods such as spatial analysis, land use modelling, and systematic review of existing literature. He is conducting his research under the supervision of Dr. Jasper van Vliet and Prof. Peter H. Verburg.

Prior to his PhD, Mengmeng completed a MSc in Soil and Water Conservation at Beijing Forestry University and a BSc in Geography at Henan Polytechnic University, and both theses were awarded Excellent Dissertation.


Urban land system, ecosystem services, food security.


2017: MSc (Agr.), School of Soil and Water Conservation, Beijing Forestry University, China.

2014: BSc, School of Surveying and Land Information Engineering, Henan Polytechnic University, China.

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trajectory Earth & Environmental Sciences
China Social Sciences
village Earth & Environmental Sciences
urban system Earth & Environmental Sciences
megacity Earth & Environmental Sciences
human settlement Earth & Environmental Sciences
land use planning Earth & Environmental Sciences
spatial distribution Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2019 2019

Mapping settlement systems in China and their change trajectories between 1990 and 2010

Li, M., van Vliet, J., Ke, X. & Verburg, P. H., 2019, In : Habitat International.

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Open Access
urban system