landscape ecology


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landscape ecology

the study of the reciprocal effects of spatial pattern on ecologic processes.

land·scape e·col·o·gy

(land'skāp ē-kol'ŏ-jē)
The study of the reciprocal effects of spatial pattern on ecologic processes.
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A bypass channel was built to allow water to flow through while the channel is being restored, said Leslie Berns, the district's landscape ecology manager.
Generally, forest loss has been a dominant feature of Europe's landscape ecology in the second half of the current interglacial, with consequences for carbon cycling, ecosystem functioning and biodiversity," lead study author Neil Roberts said in the university statement.
The opening chapters review the fundamental principles of restoration ecology, systems dynamics, biodiversity theory, and landscape ecology.
Gillson draws upon the 3,000-year history of the Erhai catchment in Yunnan, China, and 2,500 years of Maya history as cases illustrating 'building, collapse an reorganization' in social-ecological systems: reflecting 'the interplay between societal adaptation and environment': these illustrate the kinds of analysis and response we require today, to sustain present-day cultural landscapes in a changing society and environment, through a 'synergy between landscape ecology, resilience theory, and sustainability science'.
Rebecca Allan is a New York-based painter who blends the traditions of abstract landscape painting with contemporary concerns: "As a painter, my longstanding interest in landscape ecology stems from a direct and overwhelming response to sites that I find most compelling because they are rare and rapidly changing.
Thus, knowing which services can be obtained from each specific landscape is important, once Landscape Ecology needs to focus not only in preserving actual landscapes and projecting future ones that maintain landscape patterns and processes, but in ensuring that ecosystem services, from which people actually need, are maintained and not exhausted (PEARSON; GORMAN, 2010).
Joshua Lawler is an assistant professor of landscape ecology and conservation at the University of Washington and a co-founder of the group "More Than Scientists.
Von 2011 bis 2015 beherbergt sie auch die Prasidentschaft der International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE).
Perkins has been working with Transguard for nine months during her gap year between finishing her bachelor's degree in sustainable development and starting her master's in landscape ecology.
Contributors represent a diversity of disciplines: sustainable management, landscape ecology, industrial engineering, environmental sciences, business, chemical and biological engineer, urban planning, management systems, and political science and law, among others; and their affiliations are worldwide.
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