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Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2013 Feb;24(2):556-62.

[Application of ecosystem service value in land use change research: Bottlenecks and prospects].

[Article in Chinese]

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  • 1Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. zhang0715@foxmail.com

Abstract

In recent years, the application of ecosystem service value in land use change research is a hot topic in many famous international journals. However, policy makers are seldom taking into account the achievements of the related studies in practice. This paper summarized the three main bottlenecks in applying ecosystem service value in land management practices, i. e., the difficulty in measuring the service values, the complexity of driving factors, and the bias of evaluation criteria. Some solutions on the bottlenecks were provided, and the future research directions in China were prospected. It was suggested that in the studies of land use change based on ecosystem service value, it would be more appropriate to adopt comparative analysis method in small scale case studies, especially focusing on the natural ecological resources and the excessive loss of their values.

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