Spatial Conservation of Ecological Landscape-Hydrologic Responses to Land Use Change in Datu Tableland
Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems
Volume 5, Issue 6, December 2017, Pages: 96-107
Received: Oct. 17, 2017;
Accepted: Nov. 16, 2017;
Published: Dec. 18, 2017
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Ying-Ping Tien, Department of Geography, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Kuo-Chen Chang, Department of Geography, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Nae-Wen Kuo, Department of Geography, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Datu Tableland is located at the land of Taichung Basin and Taichung’s Western Coastal Plain in central Taiwan. It is a large Urban Green Corridors with multi-functions of Ecological Service. It was suffered by flooding happened by human-made activities such as the development of scientific industrial park in recent years. This research collects data from different government agencies, including remote sensed data, 2009 digital land use data, soil data to establish the model of analyzing the changes of Ecological Service. Through analyzing and interpreting these data this study produce the layer of vegetation coverage and water storage capacity. At the same time, this study use arcgis database to manage and analyze the files efficiently. Dividing Datu Tableland to three subwatersheds makes the distribution of the changing of land use meaningful. It indicates landscape effects hydrological index and ecological vegetation coverage actually. This paper also estimates potential maximum retention amount in three subwatersheds. The total water storage capacity are estimated along urbanization and industrial development. The process of quantifying the impacts of LULC changes on hydrology at different scales including geomorphological and hydrological scales provides quantitative information for making decisions for land and water resource management. This paper also links landscape ecological thinking and hydrological thinking to ecological service analysis. The anticipated benefits for flood reduction by water storage facilities may be also received.
Spatial Conservation of Ecological Landscape-Hydrologic Responses to Land Use Change in Datu Tableland, Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems.
Vol. 5, No. 6,
2017, pp. 96-107.
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