The Resource Landscape ecology, Richard T.T. Forman, Michel Godron

Landscape ecology, Richard T.T. Forman, Michel Godron

Label
Landscape ecology
Title
Landscape ecology
Statement of responsibility
Richard T.T. Forman, Michel Godron
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forman, Richard T. T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541
LC item number
.F67 1986
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QH541.F67
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Godron, Michel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Landscape ecology
  • Landscape protection
  • Human ecology
  • géologie
  • environnement
  • écologie
  • Écologie
  • Paysage
  • Écologie humaine
  • Human ecology
  • Landscape ecology
  • Landscape protection
  • Landschapsecologie
  • Architecture du paysage
  • Paysage
  • Environnement
  • Aménagement du territoire
  • Écologie
  • Écologie du paysage
  • Écologie humaine
  • Écosystèmes
  • Landschaftsökologie
Label
Landscape ecology, Richard T.T. Forman, Michel Godron
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 533-587
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Overview : Landscape and principles : Perceptions of the landscape ; A landscape from an ecological perspective ; Concept areas and principles of landscape ecology ; The emergence of landscape ecology: major literature -- Ecological concepts in brief : The physical environment ; Aquatic environments ; Populations and their regulation ; Evolutionary ecology ; Ecological communities ; Energy and matter in ecosystems -- Part II. Landscape structure : Patches : Patch origins and change ; Patch size ; Patch shape ; Patch number and configuration -- Corridors : Corridors and their origins ; Corridor structure ; Line corridors ; Strip corridors ; Stream corridors -- Matrix and network : Distinguishing a matrix ; Porosity and boundary shape ; Networks ; Matrix heterogeneity -- Appendix: Measures of patch characteristics in a matrix -- Overall structure : microheterogeneity and macroheterogeneity ; Configuration of patches, corridor, and matrix ; Contrast in the landscape ; Grain size of the landscape ; Additional structural considerations -- Appendix: A method of measuring for landscape heterogeneity -- Part III. Landscape dynamics : Natural processes in landscape development : Geormorphology ; Establishment of life forms ; Soil development ; Natural disturbance ; Appendix: Geological time -- The human role in landscape development : Modification of natural rhythms ; Methods or tools used in landscape modification ; A landscape modification gradient -- Flows between adjacent landscape elements : Mechanism underlying linkages ; Airflow and locomotion ; Soil flows ; Interaction between land and stream ; Hedgerow interactions with adjacent landscape elements -- Animal and plant movement across a landscape : Patterns of movement ; Movement of animals ; Movement of plants ; Some species movements in agriculture and pest control -- Landscape functioning : Corridors and flows ; Flows and the matrix ; Networks -- Landscape change : Stability ; Metastability ; Patterns of overall landscape change ; Landscape dynamics ; Linkages among landscapes -- Part IV. Heterogeneity and management : Heterogeneity and typology : Landscape heterogeneity ; Animal response to heterogeneity ; Guidelines for landscape typology ; The inherent hierarchy in nature ; Ascending typology ; Toward a phylogenetic typology -- Landscape management : Where humans grow ; Production in landscapes ; Planning and management of major landscape types ; Landscape quality ; Modelling and landscape management ; Some broader perspectives -- Glossary
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 619 pages
Isbn
9780471870371
Lccn
85012306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12215646
  • (OCoLC)ocm12215646
Label
Landscape ecology, Richard T.T. Forman, Michel Godron
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 533-587
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Overview : Landscape and principles : Perceptions of the landscape ; A landscape from an ecological perspective ; Concept areas and principles of landscape ecology ; The emergence of landscape ecology: major literature -- Ecological concepts in brief : The physical environment ; Aquatic environments ; Populations and their regulation ; Evolutionary ecology ; Ecological communities ; Energy and matter in ecosystems -- Part II. Landscape structure : Patches : Patch origins and change ; Patch size ; Patch shape ; Patch number and configuration -- Corridors : Corridors and their origins ; Corridor structure ; Line corridors ; Strip corridors ; Stream corridors -- Matrix and network : Distinguishing a matrix ; Porosity and boundary shape ; Networks ; Matrix heterogeneity -- Appendix: Measures of patch characteristics in a matrix -- Overall structure : microheterogeneity and macroheterogeneity ; Configuration of patches, corridor, and matrix ; Contrast in the landscape ; Grain size of the landscape ; Additional structural considerations -- Appendix: A method of measuring for landscape heterogeneity -- Part III. Landscape dynamics : Natural processes in landscape development : Geormorphology ; Establishment of life forms ; Soil development ; Natural disturbance ; Appendix: Geological time -- The human role in landscape development : Modification of natural rhythms ; Methods or tools used in landscape modification ; A landscape modification gradient -- Flows between adjacent landscape elements : Mechanism underlying linkages ; Airflow and locomotion ; Soil flows ; Interaction between land and stream ; Hedgerow interactions with adjacent landscape elements -- Animal and plant movement across a landscape : Patterns of movement ; Movement of animals ; Movement of plants ; Some species movements in agriculture and pest control -- Landscape functioning : Corridors and flows ; Flows and the matrix ; Networks -- Landscape change : Stability ; Metastability ; Patterns of overall landscape change ; Landscape dynamics ; Linkages among landscapes -- Part IV. Heterogeneity and management : Heterogeneity and typology : Landscape heterogeneity ; Animal response to heterogeneity ; Guidelines for landscape typology ; The inherent hierarchy in nature ; Ascending typology ; Toward a phylogenetic typology -- Landscape management : Where humans grow ; Production in landscapes ; Planning and management of major landscape types ; Landscape quality ; Modelling and landscape management ; Some broader perspectives -- Glossary
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 619 pages
Isbn
9780471870371
Lccn
85012306
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)12215646
  • (OCoLC)ocm12215646

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