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Multifunctional Landscapes Volume II: Monitoring Diversity and Management


Series: Advances in Ecological Sciences Volume: 15

Edited By: J Brandt and H Vejre

292 pages, Figs, tabs

WIT Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #132779 | ISBN: 1853129348
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Highlights the monitoring of multifunctional terrestrial landscapes, biodiversity versus landscape diversity in multifunctional landscapes, and complexity of landscape management.


Chapter 1 : Monitoring multifunctional landscapes (ed: G. de Blust); Monitoring multi-functional landscapes at a national scale guidelines drawn up from the Countryside Survey of Great Britain; Monitoring multifunctional landscapes: heading towards integrated monitoring?; Measuring the multifunctionality of mountainous grassland in Austria; A multicriteria a pproach to evaluating habitat change in urban areas: an example from the Black Country (UK); Recommendations for future research: Monitoring multifunctional terrestrial landscapes. Chapter 2 : Biodiversity versus landscape diversity in multifunctional landscapes (ed: J. Roper-Lindsey)The difficult relationship between biodiversity and landscape diversity; Pedodiversity as a part of geodiversity in creation of landscape structure; Rebuilding the post-industrial landscape: interaction between substrates and vegetation diversity on derelict land; Landscape diversity evaluation: land cover approach versus ecosystems' approach; Recommendations for future research: Biodiversity and landscape diversity. Chapter 3 : Complexity of landscape management (ed: L. Wedderburn); The complexity of modelling farmers' provision of landscape goods in a multifunctional setting; Multifunctional landscape management: how to build an operational conceptual framework; Mountain policy in Austria: Its integrated approach to rural development and contribution to multifunctional landscapes; Consensual design of strategies for enhancing sustainable land use and its benefit in the implementation of multifunctional landscape concepts; An economic-ecological controlling concept for landscape management in Austria; Integrated land use planning in northern Ghana on the road to a holistic approach?; Multidisciplinary assessment of the landscape development around the Cluj-Napoca city (Romania); Recommendations for future research; Complexity of landscape management.

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