A Study on Geotop Classification and Geodiversity in Mt. Jeombong Experimental Forest

점봉산 시험림 지역의 지오톱 분류와 지형다양성 연구

  • Received : 2015.11.20
  • Accepted : 2015.12.01
  • Published : 2015.12.31


This study was carried out to suggest fundamental concepts and data ideas for biodiversity and confrontation strategy on global environmental changes by analyzing geomorphic milieu and geotop in Mt. Jeombong experimental forest. Elements of landform were classified as landform sets by scale. Scale for classification could be decide on four categories. We could classify landforms which scale zero is seven elements, scale one is twelve elements, scale two is fifteen elements, scale three is twenty nine elements. Especially mountain wetlands were classed as valley and channel types in Mt. Jeombong. Geotop by clustering methods could be four spatial units as 2, 3, 5, and 7 classes, and analyzed geodiversity as landform sets for explanation of vegetation distribution. Rate of rise of temperature was $0.031^{\circ}C$ per year, change ratio was increased $1.25^{\circ}C$, and also precipitation was increased 320mm during forty year(from year 1973 to year 2012). The result of this research can be affordable to provide information for forest management of mountainous areas.


Biodiversity;Geotop;Geomorphic milieu;Landform sets;Geodiversity;Wetlands;Vegetation distribution


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