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Patterns and Processes in Forest Landscapes: Multiple Use and Sustainable Management / Edition 1

Patterns and Processes in Forest Landscapes: Multiple Use and Sustainable Management / Edition 1


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789048178957
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/24/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 425
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors.- Author’s profiles.- Foreword; T.A. Spies.- Preface; R. Lafortezza et al.- Part I: UNDERLYING CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIVE APPROACHES. 1. Ecology and management of forest landscapes; J. Chen et al.- 2. Cultural determinants of spatial heterogeneity in forest landscapes; R. Lafortezza et al.- 3. Managing forest landscapes for climate change; T.R.Crow.- Part II: CONSEQUENCES OF MANAGEMENT ACROSS REGIONS AND SCALES. 4. The Great Siberian Forest: challenges and opportunities of scale; I.M. Danilin, T.R. Crow.- 5. Fragmentation of forest landscapes in Central Africa: causes, consequences and management; J. Bogaert et al.- 6. Human-induced alterations in native forests of Patagonia, Argentina; F. Carabelli, R. Scoz.- 7. Landscape-scale factors influencing forest dynamics in Northern Australia; D.S. Banfai, D.M.J.S. Bowman.- 8. Spatial patterns and ecology of shifting forest landscapes in Garo Hills, India; A. Kumar et al.- Synthesis: Cultural controls of forest patterns and processes; G. Sanesi, R. Lafortezza.- Part III: LANDSCAPE-SCALE INDICATORS AND PROJECTION MODELS. 9. Tools for understanding landscapes: combining large-scale surveys to characterize change; W.K. Moser et al.- 10. Shape irregularity as indicator of forest biodiversity and guidelines for metric selection; S. Saura et al.- 11. Land suitability for short rotation coppices assessed through fuzzy membership functions; P. Corona et al.- 12. Assessing human impacts on Australian forests through integration of remote sensing data; R. Lucas et al.- 13. Habitat quality assessment and modellingfor forest biodiversity and sustainability; S. Luque S., N. Vainikainen.- Synthesis: Ecological modelling and perspectives of forest landscapes; J. Chen.- Part IV: LONG-TERM SUSTAINABLE PLANS AND MANAGEMENT ACTIONS. 14. The role of the sustainable forestry initiative in forest landscape changes in Texas, USA; J.C. Azevedo et al.- 15. Biodiversity conservation and sustainable livelihoods in tropical forest landscapes; J.-L. Pfund et al.- 16. Forest management on carbon sink dynamics: a study in boreal and sub-alpine forest regions; C. Li et al.- 17. Emulating natural disturbance regimes: an emerging approach for sustainable forest management; M. North, W.S. Keeton.- 18. Conserving forest biodiversity: recent approaches in UK forest planning and management; K. Watts et al.- Synthesis: Ecology-based landscape planning and management; T.R. Crow.- Appendix: Evaluating forest landscape connectivity through Conefor Sensinode 2.2; S. Saura.-

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