A New Paradigm: The Approach to Complexity

  • Erika Pignatti
  • Sandro Pignatti


The discussion in  Chaps. 2 19 highlighted a great quantity of specialized knowledge regarding flora, vegetation, and landscape on the basis of interpretive models offered by the classical natural sciences. As the conclusion to this work, an ambitious attempt is presented to interpret the plant life of the Dolomites as a complex system: a synthesizing outline of the vegetation defined by means of ecological information, a new concept of biodiversity, the structuring of the territory, all of which provide the cognitive elements for a new strategy for nature conservation.


Life Form Aquatic Vegetation Shannon Index Processing Level Species Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erika Pignatti
    • 1
  • Sandro Pignatti
    • 1
  1. 1.RomeItaly

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