Book 2017

Learning Landscape Ecology

A Practical Guide to Concepts and Techniques

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ISBN: 978-1-4939-6372-0 (Print) 978-1-4939-6374-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. What Is a Landscape? Basic Concepts and Tools

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Introduction to Remote Sensing

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      Pages 21-40

      Historical Aerial Photography for Landscape Analysis

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      Pages 41-42

      Citizen Science for Assessing Landscape Change

  3. Fundamentals of Quantifying Landscape Pattern

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-63

      Understanding Landscape Metrics

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      Pages 65-81

      Scale Detection Using Semivariograms and Autocorrelograms

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      Pages 83-103

      Characterizing Categorical Map Patterns Using Neutral Landscape Models

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      Pages 105-125

      What Constitutes a Significant Difference in Landscape Pattern?

  4. Landscape Change and Disturbance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 129-142

      Introduction to Markov Models

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      Pages 143-156

      Simulating Management Actions and Their Effects on Forest Landscape Pattern

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      Pages 157-173

      Regional and Continental-Scale Perspectives on Landscape Pattern

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      Pages 175-190

      Using Spatial Statistics and Landscape Metrics to Compare Disturbance Mosaics

  5. Applications for Conservation and Assessing Connectivity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-209

      Assessing Multi-Scale Landscape Connectivity Using Network Analysis

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      Pages 211-227

      Systematic Conservation Planning with Marxan

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      Pages 229-254

      Connectivity as the Amount of Reachable Habitat: Conservation Priorities and the Roles of Habitat Patches in Landscape Networks

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      Pages 255-271

      Linking Landscapes and Metacommunities

  6. Ecosystem Processes and Feedbacks in Social–Ecological Landscapes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

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      Pages 275-288

      Modeling Spatial Dynamics of Ecosystem Processes and Services

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      Pages 289-300

      Heterogeneity in Ecosystem Services: Multi-Scale Carbon Management in Tropical Forest Landscapes

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      Pages 301-322

      Regime Shifts and Spatial Resilience in a Coral Reef Seascape

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      Pages 323-324

      Understanding Land-Use Feedbacks and Ecosystem Service Trade-Offs in Agriculture

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      Pages 325-340

      Social Networks: Uncovering Social–Ecological (Mis)matches in Heterogeneous Marine Landscapes

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 341-347