About The Author

Shuyao Wu is a Ph.D. candidate at Peking University in the College of Urban and Environmental Sciences. His research focuses on restoration ecology, forest ecology, landscape ecology, physical geography, urban forestry, and ecosystem services. 

Diagnosing The Health Of Cities  

Cities are playing a more and more important role in human economic and cultural development, while also exerting great impacts on the environment. Being able to effectively and accurately evaluate urban problems and monitor the condition of a city will become crucial for future urban planning and management. Many works have attempted to quantify the