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Multifunctional Landscapes: Continuity and Change


Series: Advances in Ecological Sciences Volume: 16

Edited By: U Mander and M Antrop

289 pages, Figs, tabs

WIT Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #132780 | ISBN: 1853129356
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About this book

Presents a collection of papers discussing multifunctional landscape challenges from the perspective of continuity and change. Future recommendations for landscape planning and socio-economic programmes are included.


Continuity and change in landscapes; Landscape coherence: a new criterion for evaluating impacts of land use changes ; Continuity, complexity and change: A hierarchical geoinformation-based approach to explore patterns of change in a cultural landscape in Germany; Landscape mosaics recognition and changes over time: a methodological approach; Indicators for landscape sustainability of farms; The role of land use in the differentiation of cultural landscapes - a historical perspective; Continuity and grassland management in a multifunctional landscape in Middle Jutland (Denmark); Using the past to characterise the present-day biotopes - detecting and classifying change transitions in the landscape; Biodiversity and land-use history of the Alpine riparian landscapes (the example of the Is re River valley , France); Changes in nitrogen input via subsurface drainage systems into the Mulde catchment (Germany) - a mesoscale approach; Changing the landscape: landscape activities undertaken by different types of farmers in two parishes in Denmark between 1987 and 1997; Historical land use analysis landscape development investigations for devising sustainable land use structure: Case from Hungary; Ecological networks in Estonia - from classical roots to current applications.

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