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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2009 Vol.10 No.4 P.301~305

10.1631/jzus.B0820222


A new quantitative model of ecological compensation based on ecosystem capital in Zhejiang Province, China


Author(s):  Yan JIN, Jing-feng HUANG, Dai-liang PENG

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Agricultural Remote Sensing and Information Application; more

Corresponding email(s):   hjf@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Payment for ecosystem services (PES), Gross domestic product (GDP), Ecological capital (EC), Geospatial distribution


Yan JIN, Jing-feng HUANG, Dai-liang PENG. A new quantitative model of ecological compensation based on ecosystem capital in Zhejiang Province, China[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2009, 10(4): 301~305.

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Abstract: 
Ecological compensation is becoming one of key and multidiscipline issues in the field of resources and environmental management. Considering the change relation between gross domestic product (GDP) and ecological capital (EC) based on remote sensing estimation, we construct a new quantitative estimate model for ecological compensation, using county as study unit, and determine standard value so as to evaluate ecological compensation from 2001 to 2004 in Zhejiang Province, China. Spatial differences of the ecological compensation were significant among all the counties or districts. This model fills up the gap in the field of quantitative evaluation of regional ecological compensation and provides a feasible way to reconcile the conflicts among benefits in the economic, social, and ecological sectors.

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