Ecological Networks and Greenways: Concept, Design, Implementation

Ecological Networks and Greenways: Concept, Design, Implementation

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by Rob H. G. Jongman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521535026

ISBN-13: 9780521535021

Pub. Date: 01/31/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The establishment of ecological networks in Europe and greenways in America has required application of the principles of landscape ecology to land use planning. This book provides a thorough overview of recent developments, combining theoretical concepts of landscape ecology with the practice of landscape planning and management. In addition to biological and…  See more details below

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The establishment of ecological networks in Europe and greenways in America has required application of the principles of landscape ecology to land use planning. This book provides a thorough overview of recent developments, combining theoretical concepts of landscape ecology with the practice of landscape planning and management. In addition to biological and physical considerations for biodiversity protection and restoration, equal coverage is given to cultural and aesthetic issues illustrating how sustainable land use policies can be implemented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521535021
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Landscape Ecology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Introduction : ecological networks and greenways1
2The context and concept of ecological networks7
3Greenways in the USA : theory, trends and prospects34
4Ecological functioning of ecological networks : a species perspective56
5Impacts of roads on ecological networks and integration of conservation and transportation planning : Florida as a case study73
6Ecological corridors on a European scale : a typology and identification of target species94
7Planning the future landscape between nature and culture107
8From models to reality : design and implementation process128
9Design of the Pan-European ecological network : a national level attempt151
10Ecological 'black spots' within the ecological network : an improved design for rural road network amelioration171
11An ecological network for the Milan region based on focal species188
12Connecting corridors : implementing metropolitan greenway networks in North America200
13The Florida Statewide Greenways project : its realisation and political context222
14The ecological network development in the Yungas, Argentina : planning, economic and social aspects251
15The river corridor of the Guadiamar270
16Conclusions : into the twenty-first century290

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