2002

Learning Landscape Ecology

A Practical Guide to Concepts and Techniques

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ISBN: 978-0-387-95254-3 (Print) 978-0-387-21613-3 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Introduction and Concepts of Scale

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 1-8

      Scale and Hierarchy Theory

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      Pages 9-16

      Collecting Spatial Data at Broad Scales

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      Pages 17-31

      Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

  2. Models and Causes of Landscape Pattern

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33

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      Pages 35-48

      Introduction to Markov Models

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      Pages 49-61

      Simulating Changes in Landscape Pattern

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      Pages 62-82

      Creating Landscape Pattern

  3. Quantifying Landscape Pattern

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Pages 85-100

      Understanding Landscape Metrics I

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      Pages 101-111

      Understanding Landscape Metrics II

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      Pages 112-128

      Neutral Landscape Models

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      Pages 129-144

      Scale Detection Using Semivariograms and Autocorrelograms

  4. Disturbance Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Pages 147-165

      Landscape Disturbance

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      Pages 166-183

      Alternative Stable States

  5. Organism Response to Landscape Pattern

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 185-185

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      Pages 187-198

      Interpreting Landscape Patterns from Organism-Based Perspectives

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      Pages 199-207

      Landscape Context

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      Pages 208-227

      Landscape Connectivity and Metapopulation Dynamics

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      Pages 228-245

      Individual-Based Modeling

  6. Ecosystem Processes at Broad Scales

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 247-247

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      Pages 249-265

      Feedbacks between Organisms and Ecosystem Processes

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      Pages 266-277

      Modeling Ecosystem Processes

  7. Applied Landscape Ecology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 279-279

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      Pages 281-292

      Reserve Design

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      Pages 293-305

      Prioritizing Reserves for Acquisition