Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land Use Planning / Edition 1

Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land Use Planning / Edition 1

by Wenche Dramstad, James D. Olson, Richard T.T. Forman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1559635142

ISBN-13: 9781559635141

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Island Press

<p>Landscape ecology has emerged in the past decade as an important and useful tool for land-use planners and landscape architects. While professionals and scholars have begun to incorporate aspects of this new field into their work, there remains a need for a summary of key principles and how they might be applied in design and planning.<p>This volume fills

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<p>Landscape ecology has emerged in the past decade as an important and useful tool for land-use planners and landscape architects. While professionals and scholars have begun to incorporate aspects of this new field into their work, there remains a need for a summary of key principles and how they might be applied in design and planning.<p>This volume fills that need. It is a concise handbook that lists and illustrates key principles in the field, presenting specific examples of how the principles can be applied in a range of scales and diverse types of landscapes around the world.<p>Chapters cover: <ul> <li>patches - size, number, and location <li>edges and boundaries <li>corridors and connectivity <li>mosaics <li>summaries of case studies from around the world </ul>

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559635141
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Title Page,
Copyright Page,
FOREWORD,
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS,
FOUNDATIONS,
Part One: Principles,
PATCHES,
EDGES AND BOUNDARIES,
CORRIDORS AND CONNECTIVITY,
MOSAICS,
Part Two: Practical Applications,
OVERVIEW,
SCHEMATIC APPLICATIONS,
CASE STUDIES IN BRIEF,
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION,
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES,

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