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A research framework of payments for environmental services of island based on remote sensing
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Paper Abstract

The issue of island ecological environment deterioration has been a major concern worldwide, and is considered one of the critical problems crying out for solutions in the ocean ecosystem research. Based on principle of social equity, Payments for Environmental Services(PES) has, by far, become an effective means of internalization to settle the external problems of public goods in recent years. Taking islands as the object, this paper is to expound the cocept of island PES , and to reveal the mechanism of island PES with the purpose of constructing the PES mechanism of island with multidisciplinary methods, such as the marine ecology, ecological economics combined with remote-sensing data. This study will lay the theoretical foundation for ameliorating island environmental protection policy, and provide guidance to the government in making island development strategy and PES programs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2012
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8538, Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications III, 85381W (25 October 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.974260
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Li-an Wang, The Second Institute of Oceanography (China)
Guangdong Ocean Univ. (China)
Jianyu Cheng, The Second Institute of Oceanography (China)
Qiong Liu, The Second Institute of Oceanography (China)
Dongyang Fu, The Second Institute of Oceanography (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8538:
Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications III
Shahid Habib; David Messinger; Antonino Maltese; Ulrich Michel; Daniel L. Civco; Manfred Ehlers; Karsten Schulz; Konstantinos G. Nikolakopoulos, Editor(s)

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