2008

Patterns and Processes in Forest Landscapes

Multiple Use and Sustainable Management

ISBN: 978-1-4020-8503-1 (Print) 978-1-4020-8504-8 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXV

  2. Underlying Concepts and Applicative Approaches

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      Pages 1-1

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      Ecology and Management of Forest Landscapes

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      Pages 17-32

      Cultural Determinants of Spatial Heterogeneity in Forest Landscapes

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      Pages 33-43

      Managing Forest Landscapes for Climate Change

  3. Consequences of Management across Regions and Scales

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Pages 47-66

      The Great Siberian Forest: Challenges and Opportunities of Scale

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      Pages 67-87

      Fragmentation of Forest Landscapes in Central Africa: Causes, Consequences and Management

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      Pages 89-105

      Human-Induced Alterations in Native Forests of Patagonia, Argentina

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      Pages 107-124

      Landscape-Scale Factors Influencing Forest Dynamics in Northern Australia

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      Pages 125-139

      Spatial Patterns and Ecology of Shifting Forest Landscapes in Garo Hills, India

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      Pages 141-145

      Synthesis

  4. Landscape-Scale Indicators and Projection Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-166

      Tools for Understanding Landscapes: Combining Large-Scale Surveys to Characterize Change

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      Pages 167-189

      Shape Irregularity as an Indicator of Forest Biodiversity and Guidelines for Metric Selection

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      Pages 191-211

      Land Suitability for Short Rotation Coppices Assessed through Fuzzy Membership Functions

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      Pages 213-239

      Assessing Human Impacts on Australian Forests through Integration of Remote Sensing Data

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      Pages 241-264

      Habitat Quality Assessment and Modelling for Forest Biodiversity and Sustainability

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      Pages 265-270

      Synthesis

  5. Long-Term Sustainable Plans and Management Actions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 271-271

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      Pages 273-295

      The Role of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative in Forest Landscape Changes in Texas, USA

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      Pages 297-322

      Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods in Tropical Forest Landscapes

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      Pages 323-340

      Forest Management and Carbon Sink Dynamics: a Study in Boreal and Sub-Alpine Forest Regions

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      Pages 341-372

      Emulating Natural Disturbance Regimes: an Emerging Approach for Sustainable Forest Management

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      Pages 373-398

      Conserving Forest Biodiversity: Recent Approaches in UK Forest Planning and Management

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