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Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science, 2022, 4(4); doi: 10.25236/AJEE.2022.040409.

May Thousands of Miles Remain Green: How to Choose Between Carbon Sequestration and Social Benefits


Zixin Jiang

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Zixin Jiang

College of Artificial Intelligence, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, 100091, China


In order to mitigate the impacts of climate change on human development and reduce carbon levels in the atmosphere, we conduct research on how forests are managed. Specifically, we propose a carbon sequestration model, using the Gompertz model to study the change of tree diameter at breast height over time, and analyze the amount of forest carbon sequestration. In addition, based on the TOPSIS analysis and the evaluation method of InVEST, the most suitable forest management decision-making model for society is proposed, and the Person correlation coefficient method is used to calculate the harvesting intensity that maximizes the comprehensive benefit of the forest and minimizes the trade-off value. Finally, the carbon dioxide sequestration of the forest over the next 100 years was calculated and the optimal harvest interval of 10 years was determined.


Forest, Carbon sequestration, Management decision, Gompertz Model, TOPSIS

Cite This Paper

Zixin Jiang. May Thousands of Miles Remain Green: How to Choose Between Carbon Sequestration and Social Benefits. Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science (2022) Vol. 4 Issue 4: 60-67. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJEE.2022.040409.


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