Volume XLII-2/W7
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W7, 1423-1426, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W7-1423-2017
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the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-2/W7, 1423-1426, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-2-W7-1423-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

  14 Sep 2017

14 Sep 2017

ANALYSIS OF URBAN FOREST CARBON SEQUESTRATION CAPACITY: A CASE STUDY OF ZENGDU, SUIZHOU

X. Yu, H. Wang, W. Cai, and Y. Han X. Yu et al.
  • Hubei Geomatics Information Center (Hubei Research Institute of Beidou Satellite Navigation Applied Technology), Minzu Avenue 39, Wuhan, Hubei, 430074 China

Keywords: Carbon Sequestration, CITYGREEN Model, Urban Forest Ecosystem, National Geographic Census, Zengdu

Abstract. Carbon-fixing and oxygen-releasing is an important content of forest ecosystem serving in city. Analysis of forest ecosystem carbon sequestration capacity can provide scientific reference for urban forest management strategies. Taking Zengdu of Suizhou as an example, CITYGREEN model was applied to calculate the carbon sequestration benefits of urban forest ecosystem in this paper. And the carbon sequestration potential of urban forest ecosystem following the returning of farmland to forest land is also evaluated. The results show that forest area, percent tree cover, and the structure of forest land were the major factors reflecting regional carbon sequestration capacity.