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The Resource Landscape ecology in theory and practice : pattern and process, Monica G. Turner, Robert H. Gardner, Robert V. O'Neill

Landscape ecology in theory and practice : pattern and process, Monica G. Turner, Robert H. Gardner, Robert V. O'Neill

Label
Landscape ecology in theory and practice : pattern and process
Title
Landscape ecology in theory and practice
Title remainder
pattern and process
Statement of responsibility
Monica G. Turner, Robert H. Gardner, Robert V. O'Neill
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
CD-ROM contains: figures for text, incl. color images, in jpeg and pdf formats
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Turner, Monica Goigel
Dewey number
577
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH541.15.L35
LC item number
T87 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gardner, R. H
  • O'Neill, R. V.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Landscape ecology
  • Landscape ecology
Label
Landscape ecology in theory and practice : pattern and process, Monica G. Turner, Robert H. Gardner, Robert V. O'Neill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Accompanying CD-ROM contains all figures for this book
Accompanying material
1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [333]-388) and index
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier category code
cd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 27
  • Linking Species and Ecosystems
  • 280
  • Searching for General Principles
  • 284
  • Chapter 10
  • Applied Landscape Ecology
  • 289
  • Land Use
  • 290
  • Forest Management
  • Scale Problems
  • 307
  • Regional Risk Assessment
  • 314
  • Continental-Scale Monitoring
  • 319
  • Chapter 11
  • Conclusions and Future Directions
  • 327
  • What Have We Learned?
  • 328
  • 32
  • Research Directions
  • 329
  • Scale Concepts and Hierarchy Theory
  • 34
  • Identifying the "Right" Scale(s)
  • 38
  • Reasoning About Scale
  • 40
  • Scaling Up
  • Why Landscape Ecology Has Emerged as a Distinct Area of Study
  • 40
  • Chapter 3
  • Introduction to Models
  • 47
  • What are Models and Why Do We Use Them?
  • 47
  • Steps in Building a Model
  • 56
  • Landscape Models
  • 64
  • 7
  • Caveats in the Use of Models
  • 66
  • Chapter 4
  • Causes of Landscape Pattern
  • 71
  • Abiotic Causes of Landscape Pattern
  • 73
  • Biotic Interactions
  • 83
  • Human Land Use
  • Intellectual Roots of Landscape Ecology
  • 86
  • Disturbance and Succession
  • 90
  • Chapter 5
  • Quantifying Landscape Pattern
  • 93
  • Why Quantify Pattern?
  • 93
  • Data Used in Landscape Analyses
  • 95
  • 10
  • Caveats for Landscape Pattern Analysis, or "Read This First"
  • 99
  • Metrics for Quantifying Landscape Pattern
  • 108
  • Geostatistics or Spatial Statistics
  • 125
  • Chapter 6
  • Neutral Landscape Models
  • 135
  • Random Maps: The Simplest Neutral Model
  • Chapter 2
  • 138
  • Maps with Hierarchical Structure
  • 147
  • Fractal Landscapes
  • 149
  • Neutral Models Relating Pattern to Process
  • 153
  • General Insights from the Use of NLMs
  • 153
  • Chapter 7
  • Critical Concept of Scale
  • Landscape Disturbance Dynamics
  • 157
  • Disturbance and Disturbance Regimes
  • 159
  • Influence of the Landscape on Disturbance Pattern
  • 162
  • Influence of Disturbance on Landscape Pattern
  • 174
  • Concepts of Landscape Equilibrium
  • 188
  • 25
  • Chapter 8
  • Organisms and Landscape Pattern
  • 201
  • Conceptual Development of Organism-Space Interactions
  • 204
  • Scale-Dependent Nature of Organism Responses
  • 221
  • Effects of Spatial Pattern on Organisms
  • 229
  • Spatially Explicit Population Models
  • Scale Terminology and Its Practical Application
  • 240
  • Chapter 9
  • Ecosystem Processes in the Landscape
  • 249
  • Spatial heterogeneity in Ecosystem Processes
  • 251
  • Effects of Landscape Position on Lake Ecosystems
  • 261
  • Land-Water Interactions
  • 265
Control code
45015323
Dimensions
24 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
xii, 401 pages
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9780387951225
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00047094
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
optical disk
System details
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Adobe Acrobat or internet browser or imaging software
Label
Landscape ecology in theory and practice : pattern and process, Monica G. Turner, Robert H. Gardner, Robert V. O'Neill
Publication
Note
Accompanying CD-ROM contains all figures for this book
Accompanying material
1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [333]-388) and index
Carrier category
computer disc
Carrier category code
cd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 27
  • Linking Species and Ecosystems
  • 280
  • Searching for General Principles
  • 284
  • Chapter 10
  • Applied Landscape Ecology
  • 289
  • Land Use
  • 290
  • Forest Management
  • Scale Problems
  • 307
  • Regional Risk Assessment
  • 314
  • Continental-Scale Monitoring
  • 319
  • Chapter 11
  • Conclusions and Future Directions
  • 327
  • What Have We Learned?
  • 328
  • 32
  • Research Directions
  • 329
  • Scale Concepts and Hierarchy Theory
  • 34
  • Identifying the "Right" Scale(s)
  • 38
  • Reasoning About Scale
  • 40
  • Scaling Up
  • Why Landscape Ecology Has Emerged as a Distinct Area of Study
  • 40
  • Chapter 3
  • Introduction to Models
  • 47
  • What are Models and Why Do We Use Them?
  • 47
  • Steps in Building a Model
  • 56
  • Landscape Models
  • 64
  • 7
  • Caveats in the Use of Models
  • 66
  • Chapter 4
  • Causes of Landscape Pattern
  • 71
  • Abiotic Causes of Landscape Pattern
  • 73
  • Biotic Interactions
  • 83
  • Human Land Use
  • Intellectual Roots of Landscape Ecology
  • 86
  • Disturbance and Succession
  • 90
  • Chapter 5
  • Quantifying Landscape Pattern
  • 93
  • Why Quantify Pattern?
  • 93
  • Data Used in Landscape Analyses
  • 95
  • 10
  • Caveats for Landscape Pattern Analysis, or "Read This First"
  • 99
  • Metrics for Quantifying Landscape Pattern
  • 108
  • Geostatistics or Spatial Statistics
  • 125
  • Chapter 6
  • Neutral Landscape Models
  • 135
  • Random Maps: The Simplest Neutral Model
  • Chapter 2
  • 138
  • Maps with Hierarchical Structure
  • 147
  • Fractal Landscapes
  • 149
  • Neutral Models Relating Pattern to Process
  • 153
  • General Insights from the Use of NLMs
  • 153
  • Chapter 7
  • Critical Concept of Scale
  • Landscape Disturbance Dynamics
  • 157
  • Disturbance and Disturbance Regimes
  • 159
  • Influence of the Landscape on Disturbance Pattern
  • 162
  • Influence of Disturbance on Landscape Pattern
  • 174
  • Concepts of Landscape Equilibrium
  • 188
  • 25
  • Chapter 8
  • Organisms and Landscape Pattern
  • 201
  • Conceptual Development of Organism-Space Interactions
  • 204
  • Scale-Dependent Nature of Organism Responses
  • 221
  • Effects of Spatial Pattern on Organisms
  • 229
  • Spatially Explicit Population Models
  • Scale Terminology and Its Practical Application
  • 240
  • Chapter 9
  • Ecosystem Processes in the Landscape
  • 249
  • Spatial heterogeneity in Ecosystem Processes
  • 251
  • Effects of Landscape Position on Lake Ecosystems
  • 261
  • Land-Water Interactions
  • 265
Control code
45015323
Dimensions
24 cm +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
xii, 401 pages
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9780387951225
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00047094
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
optical disk
System details
System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: Adobe Acrobat or internet browser or imaging software

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