The Urban Land Ecosystem Health Evaluation in Chengdu City

Zhou Ting, Yin Qi

Abstract


This article declares the connotation of the Urban Land Ecosystem Health by ecological economics theory and method based on the study of ecosystem health. Besides, this paper constructs the evaluation system composed of “Vigor-Organization-Resilience-Ecosystem service function-Lifestyle” to analyse the urban land ecosystem healthy status in Chengdu city, and the evaluation results are calculated by parametric synthesis method. The results indicate that the system has been generally getting healthier from 2001 to 2009, ending up with a relative stable state in recent years, which is attributed to a series of policies. Thus, it is necessary for the government to take measures to spur the city vigor release, resilience and service enhancement, and a positive attitude towards the urban land ecosystem healthy protection should be established among the public.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/esr.v1n2p297

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