Articles | Volume 23, issue 1
Research article
26 Jan 2023
Research article |  | 26 Jan 2023

Quantifying unequal urban resilience to rainfall across China from location-aware big data

Jiale Qian, Yunyan Du, Jiawei Yi, Fuyuan Liang, Nan Wang, Ting Ma, and Tao Pei

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Human activities across China show a similar trend in response to rains. However, urban resilience varies significantly by region. The northwestern arid region and the central underdeveloped areas are very fragile, and even low-intensity rains can trigger significant human activity anomalies. By contrast, even high-intensity rains might not affect residents in the southeast.
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