Landscape Ecology by Richard T. T. FormanLandscape Ecology by Richard T. T. Forman

Landscape Ecology

byRichard T. T. Forman, Michel Godron

Paperback | February 10, 1986

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This important new work--the first of its kind--focuses on the distribution patterns of landscape elements or ecosystems; the flows of animals, plants, energy, mineral nutrients and water; and the ecological changes in the landscape over time. Includes over 1,200 references from current ecology, geography, forestry, and wildlife biologcy literature.
Title:Landscape EcologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 9.45 × 6.69 × 1.38 inPublished:February 10, 1986Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0471870374

ISBN - 13:9780471870371

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Table of Contents

OVERVIEW The Landscape and Major Principles.

Ecological Concepts in Brief.



Matrix and Network.

Overall Structure.

LANDSCAPE DYNAMICS Natural Processes in Landscape Development.

The Human Role in Landscape Development.

Flows Between Adjacent Landscape Elements.

Animal and Plant Movement Across a Landscape.

Landscape Functioning.

Landscape Change.

HETEROGENEITY AND MANAGEMENT Heterogeneity and Typology.

Landscape Management.