ABSTRACT

Landscape Ecology - a rapidly growing science - quantifies the ways ecosystems interact. It establishes links between activities in one region and repercussions in another. Landscape Ecology: A Top-Down Approach serves as a general introduction to this emerging area of study.
In this book the authors take a "top down" approach. They believe that

part Part I|55 pages

The Presence of the Past

chapter 1|16 pages

Brief History of Landscape Ecology

ByJim Sanderson, Larry D. Harris

chapter 2|15 pages

An Epistemology of Landscape Ecology

ByJim Sanderson, Larry D. Harris

chapter 3|10 pages

The Presence of the Past

ByJim Sanderson, Larry D. Harris

chapter 4|11 pages

Landforms and Landscapes

ByJim Sanderson, Larry D. Harris

part Part II|32 pages

The Ecology of Landscapes

chapter 5|14 pages

The Ecology in Landscape Ecology

ByJim Sanderson, Larry D. Harris

part Part III|123 pages

Landscape Theory and Practice

chapter 7|22 pages

The Re-Membered Landscape

ByLarry D. Harris, James Sanderson

chapter 8|30 pages

Quantifying Constraints upon Trophic and Migratory Transfers in Landscapes

ByRobert E. Ulanowicz

chapter 9|14 pages

Land Use in America: The Forgotten Agenda

ByJohn F. Turner, Jason Rylander

chapter 10|26 pages

The European Experience: From Site Protection to Ecological Networks

ByRob H.G. Jongman, Daniel Smith

chapter 11|16 pages

A Land Transformation Model for the Saginaw Bay Watershed

ByBryan C. Pijanowski, Stuart H. Gage, David T. Long, William E. Cooper

chapter 12|13 pages

Individual-Based Models on the Landscape: Applications to the Everglades

ByDonald L. DeAngelis, Louis J. Gross, Wilfried F. Wolff, D. Martin Fleming, M. Philip Nott, E. Jane Comiskey