PROGRESS IN GEOGRAPHY ›› 2010, Vol. 29 ›› Issue (2): 217-224.doi: 10.11820/dlkxjz.2010.02.013

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Study on the Management of the Nature Reserves Based on Evaluation of Ecosystem Service Value in Tibet: A Case of Gongbu Nature Reserve


  1. 1. Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, CAAS, Beijing 100081, China|
    2. Grassland Monitoring and Supervision Center, MOA, Beijing 100125, China
  • Online:2010-02-25 Published:2010-02-25


In this paper, according to “Specifications for Assessment of Forest Ecosystem Services in China”, the economical, ecological and social values of forest ecosystem service were evaluated by using the data from national forest resource inventory, the price parameters released by the authorities, and the parameters of actual situation in Gongbu Nature Reserve. The results showed that the forest ecosystem service value was 177.856 billion Yuan in Gongbu Nature Reserve. The economic value was 69.441 billion Yuan, which was made up of lumber value and forest products value. The ecological value was made up of water conservation, soil conservation, carbon fixation and oxygen released, atmosphere environment purification, action of forest against natural calamities, species conservation and forest recreation. The total value of them was 108.377 billion Yuan. The social value was 38.15 million, which mainly focused on the increasing employment in Gongbu Nature Reserve. According to the case evaluation of forest ecosystem service value, this article pointed out the main problems in the managements of nature reserve in Tibet, and also made some suggestions.

Key words: ecosystem services value, forest ecosystem, Gongbu Nature Reserve