Health Assessment of Urban Land Ecosystem: A Case Study in Chengdu
Qi Yin, Wenkuan Chen, Wenjia Zeng, Ting Zhou
Available Online September 2015.
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- Urban land ecosystem; Health; Assessment; Chengdu
- 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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TY - CONF AU - Qi Yin AU - Wenkuan Chen AU - Wenjia Zeng AU - Ting Zhou PY - 2015/09 DA - 2015/09 TI - Health Assessment of Urban Land Ecosystem: A Case Study in Chengdu BT - Proceedings of the 2015 International Forum on Energy, Environment Science and Materials PB - Atlantis Press SP - 645 EP - 651 SN - 2352-5401 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ifeesm-15.2015.122 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ifeesm-15.2015.122 ID - Yin2015/09 ER -