Record Display for the EPA National Library Catalog

RECORD NUMBER: 13 OF 26

OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Landscape ecology /
Author Forman, Richard T. T.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Godron, Michel.
Publisher Wiley,
Year Published 1986
OCLC Number 12215646
ISBN 0471870374; 9780471870371
Subjects Landscape ecology. ; Landscape protection. ; Human ecology. ; Landschapsecologie. ; Landschaftsèokologie.--(DE-588)4034352-2 ; Architecture du paysage. ; Paysage--Protection. ; Environnement--Protection. ; Aménagement du territoire. ; âEcologie. ; âEcologie du paysage. ; âEcologie humaine. ; âEcosystèmes.
Internet Access
Description Access URL
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/wiley039/85012306.html
Publisher description http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/wiley039/85012306.html
Holdings
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
Modified
Checkout
Status
EJAM WTD QH541.F67 1986 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 12/03/1988
ELDM  QH541.F67 1986 NHEERL/MED Library/Duluth,MN 07/19/1996
ESAM  QH541.F67 1986 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 06/07/1996
ESBM  QH541.F67 1986 NHEERL/WED Library/Corvallis,OR 11/16/1990
Collation xix, 619 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-587) and index.
Contents Notes
Part I. Overview : Landscape and principles : Perceptions of the landscape ; A landscape from an ecological perspective ; Concept areas and principles of landscape ecology ; The emergence of landscape ecology: major literature -- Ecological concepts in brief : The physical environment ; Aquatic environments ; Populations and their regulation ; Evolutionary ecology ; Ecological communities ; Energy and matter in ecosystems -- Part II. Landscape structure : Patches : Patch origins and change ; Patch size ; Patch shape ; Patch number and configuration -- Corridors : Corridors and their origins ; Corridor structure ; Line corridors ; Strip corridors ; Stream corridors -- Matrix and network : Distinguishing a matrix ; Porosity and boundary shape ; Networks ; Matrix heterogeneity -- Appendix: Measures of patch characteristics in a matrix -- Overall structure : microheterogeneity and macroheterogeneity ; Configuration of patches, corridor, and matrix ; Contrast in the landscape ; Grain size of the landscape ; Additional structural considerations -- Appendix: A method of measuring for landscape heterogeneity -- Part III. Landscape dynamics : Natural processes in landscape development : Geormorphology ; Establishment of life forms ; Soil development ; Natural disturbance ; Appendix: Geological time -- The human role in landscape development : Modification of natural rhythms ; Methods or tools used in landscape modification ; A landscape modification gradient -- Flows between adjacent landscape elements : Mechanism underlying linkages ; Airflow and locomotion ; Soil flows ; Interaction between land and stream ; Hedgerow interactions with adjacent landscape elements -- Animal and plant movement across a landscape : Patterns of movement ; Movement of animals ; Movement of plants ; Some species movements in agriculture and pest control -- Landscape functioning : Corridors and flows ; Flows and the matrix ; Networks -- Landscape change : Stability ; Metastability ; Patterns of overall landscape change ; Landscape dynamics ; Linkages among landscapes -- Part IV. Heterogeneity and management : Heterogeneity and typology : Landscape heterogeneity ; Animal response to heterogeneity ; Guidelines for landscape typology ; The inherent hierarchy in nature ; Ascending typology ; Toward a phylogenetic typology -- Landscape management : Where humans grow ; Production in landscapes ; Planning and management of major landscape types ; Landscape quality ; Modelling and landscape management ; Some broader perspectives -- Glossary.