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Landscape Ecology

By: RTT Forman and M Godron

619 pages, B/w photos, line drawings, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Feb 1986 | #2809 | ISBN: 0471870374
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About this book

The focus here is on, the distribution patterns of landscape elements; the flows of animals, plants, energy, nutrients and water among these elements; and the ecological changes in the landscape mosaic over time.


Contents

OVERVIEW: The Landscape and Major Principles; Ecological Concepts in Brief; LANDSCAPE STRUCTURE: Patches; Corridors; Matrix and Network; Overall Structure; LANDSCAPE DYNAMICS: Natural Processes in Landscape Development; The Human Role in Landscape Development; Flows between Adjacent Landscape Elements; Animal and Plant Movement Across a Landscape; Landscape Functioning; Landscape Change; HETEROGENEITY AND MANAGEMENT: Heterogeneity and Typology; Landscape Management; References; Glossary; Index.

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