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Landscape Ecology - Richard T. T. Forman

Paperback Published: 10th February 1986
ISBN: 9780471870371
Number Of Pages: 640

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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.

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.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471870371
ISBN-10: 0471870374
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 640
Published: 10th February 1986
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.67 x 15.55  x 3.25
Weight (kg): 0.9
Edition Number: 99