Landscape Ecology for Sustainable Environment and Culture

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März 2013



Climate change and the pressures of escalating human demands on the environment have had increasing impacts on landscapes across the world. In this book, world-class scholars discuss current and pressing issues regarding the landscape, landscape ecology, social and economic development, and adaptive management. Topics include the interaction between landscapes and ecological processes, landscape modeling, the application of landscape ecology in understanding cultural landscapes, biodiversity, climate change, landscape services, landscape planning, and adaptive management to provide a comprehensive view that allows readers to form their own opinions.
Professor Bojie Fu is an Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chair of scientific committee at the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
Professor K. Bruce Jones is the Executive Director for Earth and Ecosystem Sciences Division at Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA.


Part I Concepts and Approaches.-
Part II Landscape Modeling.-
Part III Landscape Planning and Management.


From the reviews:

'This collection of papers stems from a 2011 meeting of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, held in Beijing. The book seems to highlight a tension in the new fields of sustainability and ecological landscape studies, in which a philosophical/cultural/local framework contrasts with technological/macro approaches. ' Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students, researchers/faculty, and professionals.' (S. Hammer, Choice, Vol. 51 (4), December, 2013)

EAN: 9789400765306
Untertitel: 2013. Auflage. 24 schwarz-weiße Tabellen, Bibliographie. eBook. Sprache: Englisch. Dateigröße in MByte: 15.
Verlag: Springer Netherlands
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2013
Seitenanzahl: ix368
Format: pdf eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM
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