Erle Ellis: Research Projects: 1993 - 1997

Tai Lake Village Nitrogen Project: Research Sites

Xiejia Village (谢家村)

Xueyan Township, Wujin County, Jiangsu Province.

Terrain: Alluvial floodplain.

Total area: 162 ha, 86 ha paddy land in 1994.

Population: 448 households with 1735 persons in 1994.


Global Context: Market-influenced Rice Village

Xiejia Village Transplanting time
Xiejia 1994 Land Use   Village land use map (1994) XJ pic map low res.jpg    Imagery with land use map (1994).
Xiejia Village, IKONOS imagery 2000