This important new work--the first of its kind--focuses on the distribution patterns of landscape elements or ecosystems; the flows of animals, plants, energy, mineral nutrients and water; and the ecological changes in the landscape over time. Includes over 1,200 references from current ecology, geography, forestry, and wildlife biologcy literature.
OVERVIEW The Landscape and Major Principles.
Ecological Concepts in Brief.
LANSCAPE STRUCTURE Patches.
Matrix and Network.
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.
HETEROGENEITY AND MANAGEMENT Heterogeneity and Typology.
Number Of Pages: 640
Published: 10th February 1986
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.67 x 15.55
Weight (kg): 0.9
Edition Number: 99