Landscape Ecology in Asian Cultures


ISBN: 978-4-431-87798-1 (Print) 978-4-431-87799-8 (Online)
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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Understanding Asian Cultural Landscapes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-10

      Historical Perspectives on the Relationships between Humanity and Nature in Japan

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 11-28

      Eco-Cultural Diversity in Island and Coastal Landscapes: Conservation and Development

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 29-40

      Ethnic Culture and Nature: Interactions in the Hani Terrace Landscape

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 41-53

      The Characteristics of the Cultural Landscape in Malaysia: Concept and Perspective

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 55-68

      Introducing Geo-Cultural Landscapes in Iran

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 69-82

      Cultural Landscapes of the Tengger Highland, East Java

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 83-97

      Traditional Forests in Villages Linking Humans and Natural Landscapes

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 99-109

      “Cho-bun”, An Anthropogeneous Landscape in Haui Island, Southwestern Korea

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 111-127

      Human Impact on Coastal Sand Dune Ecosystems in Korea

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 129-137

      Have Ecological Human Rights Been Globally Lost? A Conflict of Ecological Spatial Requirements and Cultural Landscape Opportunities in Modern Homo sapiens

  3. Measuring and Managing Patterns and Processes of Cultural Landscapes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 141-167

      A Methodological Framework to Quantify Anthropogenic Effects on Landscape Patterns

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 169-185

      Analysis of Factors Affecting the Landscape Dynamics of Islands in Western Japan

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 187-200

      Creating Pondscapes for Avian Communities: An Artificial Neural Network Experience Beyond Urban Regions

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 201-210

      Integrating Geographic Information into Scenic Assessments of Middle Landscapes

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 211-220

      Sustainable Management of Satoyama Bamboo Landscapes in Japan

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 221-233

      Characteristics of the Spatial Distribution, Vegetation Structure, and Management Systems of Shrine/Temple Forests as Urban Green Space: The Case of Kitakyushu City

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 235-248

      Conservation and Management of the Coastal Pine Forest as a Cultural Landscape

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 249-275

      How to Conserve Japanese Cultural Landscapes: The Registration System for Cultural Landscapes

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 277-297

      Restoring Central Asian Floodplain Ecosystems as Natural Capital and Cultural Heritage in a Continental Desert Environment

  4. Measuring and Managing Patterns and Processes of Cultural Landscapes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 299-299

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 301-321

      Integrating Nature and Culture in Landscape Ecology

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 323-331