A Study on the Forest Classification for Ecosystem Services Valuation - Focused on Forest Type Map and Landcover Map -

생태계 서비스 가치평가를 위한 산림 유형 분류 방안 - 임상도와 토지피복지도 활용을 중심으로 -

Jeon, Seong Woo;Kim, Jaeuk;Jung, Huicheul

  • Received : 2013.02.14
  • Accepted : 2013.05.02
  • Published : 2013.06.30


Some researcher started studies of natural capital from 1980's. But many researches are going along with the theme lately. Most assessment of ecosystem services are approaching a general assessment using a land-cover map. Therefore they have some problems such as overestimate, underestimate, and double counting, and so on. This study suggested a detailed typology for quantitative assessment about ecosystem services. It compared land-cover map and forest type map to select a based map and made criteria with reference to the literature and field survey. It subdivided a forest typology using ecological feature (natural forest, artifical forest), forest type (coniferous forest, mixed forest, hardwood forest) and age of stand in forest type map. Each forest type is widely distributed 21~40 ages of forests and biggest area is 21~40 ages of mixed forest in all forest typology. Further researches have to progress consistently assessment using detailed typology and function of forest ecosystem services.


Ecosystem services;Forest;Land cover typology;Natural capital


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