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A Study on Development of Village Wetlands Inventory Using GIS and Establishment of Management Methods in Asan City, Korea
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A Study on Development of Village Wetlands Inventory Using GIS and Establishment of Management Methods in Asan City, Korea
Park, Mi Ok; Yang, Seung Bin; Koo, Bon Hak;
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 Abstract
This study was conducted to establish an inventory and propose conservation strategies for `village wetlands` in Asan city, Korea, using GIS. As results, the village wetlands are defined as such places as `palustrine` wetland, village embankment, agricultural reservoir or small reservoirs located in or near the village and related to everyday life or farming. Firstly 807 provisional village wetlands(draft) were identified in Asan by using Arc-GIS 10.1, then 196 wetlands(final) were defined finally as village wetlands and listed the inventory of Asan Village Wetlands after being validated through office works and field survey. The office works analyzed minimum area(greater than ), satellite images, the Korea Land Information System, land use map and land coverage map. To evaluate the function and conservation values, the 37 wetlands were selected for detailed surveying and function assessment based on the following criteria : 1) doubled code both wetland and reservoir at digital map, 2) located less than 100m from village and 3) ecologically connected to such ecological resources as seaside mudflats, mountains and green area and ecological passages for small size wildlifes. As the result of the wetland function assessments by the RAM method, 7 wetlands were found to have `high` wetland function (conservation) 18 wetlands were `medium` (enhancement) and 12 wetlands were `low` (restoration or enhancement). Enhancing biodiversity and ecosystem services through ecological management of wetlands in Asan and connecting with the Ecological Natural Degree were proposed.
 Keywords
Palustrine;Agricultural reservoir;RAM assessment;Ecosystem service;GIS;
 Language
Korean
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