Review on researches of water conservation forests.
Gao Chengde; Yu Xinxiao. Journal of Beijing Forestry University (2000)22(5) 78～82[Ch,36 ref.]College of Soil and Water Conversation, Beijing For. Univ., 100083, P.R.China.
Water conservation forest is a special kind of protection forests. It does not only have normal ecological, economic and social benefits, but also can protect water resources, accommodate runoff, cut down floods, control soil erosion and purify water quality. Thus, specialists began to pay more attention to water conservation forests with research method of forest hydrology since 1980s. This paper systematically reviewes the present research condition in its research methods, benefit assessment, waterconservation mechanism, distribution, and ideal collocation of different kinds of forests at home and abroad.