A Changing World : Challenges for Landscape Research

Written primarily for researchers and advanced students in environmental and social sciences, this latest book in Springer’s Landscape Series looks at some of the emerging fields and new challenges in landscape research. These include: the role of value systems in perceiving, appreciating, and manag...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Kienast, Felix (Editor), Wildi, Otto (Editor), Ghosh, Sucharita (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2007, 2007
Edition:1st ed. 2007
Series:Landscape Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Written primarily for researchers and advanced students in environmental and social sciences, this latest book in Springer’s Landscape Series looks at some of the emerging fields and new challenges in landscape research. These include: the role of value systems in perceiving, appreciating, and managing landscapes the ‘space’ and ‘place’ concept in landscape research GIS and remote sensing techniques for gathering and processing spatially and temporally explicit land cover, vegetation, and land use data methods of landscape history landscape genetics and genetic methods to test landscape connectivity and dispersal of plant and animal species palaeoclimatic research, with focus on tree ring based temperature reconstructions landscape patterns, processes and model up-scaling statistical methods for environmental time series and other observations Drawing on the expertise of an interdisciplinary team, the book provides a valuable reference for researchers in landscape ecology, landscape perception, conservation biology, ecological modeling, statistics in the environmental sciences and related fields
Physical Description:X, 296 p. 19 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9781402044366