Proceedings of the 2015 International Forum on Energy, Environment Science and Materials

Health Assessment of Urban Land Ecosystem: A Case Study in Chengdu

Authors
Qi Yin, Wenkuan Chen, Wenjia Zeng, Ting Zhou
Corresponding Author
Qi Yin
Available Online September 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ifeesm-15.2015.122How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Urban land ecosystem; Health; Assessment; Chengdu
Abstract
This study was conducted to discuss the index and method of urban land ecosystem health assessment; and to evaluate the condition of land ecosystem health in Chengdu. The assessment index system of ‘vitality-organizational structure- resilience-ecosystem service function-life style’ was established; comprehensive evaluation method and clustering analysis method were used to calculate the health score and to class the health condition in research area. The result is that among the years from 2001 to 2009 which were studied, it was healthy in 2005, 2006 and 2008; unhealthy in 2001 and 2002, and sub-healthy in the rest years. And the conclusion is the index system of ‘vitality-organizational structure- resilience-ecosystem service function-life style’ as well as comprehensive evaluation method and clustering analysis method is able to evaluate the health condition of urban land ecosystem well. For Chengdu, it is suggested that the government should make decisions which help the system to release the vitality, strengthen the resilience and service function; and the public should establish the awareness to protect the land ecosystem health.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2015 International Forum on Energy, Environment Science and Materials
Series
Advances in Engineering Research
Publication Date
September 2015
ISBN
978-94-6252-117-9
ISSN
2352-5401
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ifeesm-15.2015.122How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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