Landscape ecology has emerged during the past two decades as a new and exciting level of ecological study. In this text book this new field is given the first fully integrated treatment suitable for the student. Throughout, the theoretical developments, modeling approaches and results, and empirical data are discussed in a unified fashion. The book also emphasizes selected topics in which landscape ecology has made the most contributions to our understanding of ecological processes, as well as identifying areas where its contributions have been limited. Each chapter features questions for discussion and recommended reading.In this new text book this new field of landscape ecology is given the first fully integrated treatment suitable for the student.
|Title||:||Landscape Ecology in Theory and Practice|
|Author||:||Monica G. Turner, Robert H. Gardner, Robert V. O'Neill|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2001-04-27|