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土地镶嵌:景观和区域生态学

土地镶嵌:景观和区域生态学

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ProductDetails
Paperback:656pages
Publisher:CambridgeUniversityPress(November24,1995)
Language:English
ISBN-10:0521479800
ISBN-13:978-0521479806

Review

"Anexcellentresourceforupperdivisionundergraduates,graduatestudents,resourcemanagers,andscientistsinallfieldsoflandscapeecology,biologicalconservation,andappliedecology."Choice

"RichardT.T.Forman’sLandMosaicshasmadeasignificantcontributiontoaddressingthisissueanddocumentinghowtheecologicalviewcanandhasbeenputintopractice.Thisworkisacomprehensivereviewandsynthesisoflandscapeecology.Itsgoalistoprovideaframeworkforhumanstobeabletocriticallyunderstandanduseatanappropriatescaleimportantecologicalrelationshipswiththelandaroundthem....LandMosaicsprovidesthemostscholarlyreviewofhollingandGoldberg’s"newpriniciple"todate.Itisanexceptionalpiecewhichscholarsfromaavrietyofdisciplineswillfinduseful....Dr.Formandoesexceptionallywellindvelopingthefoundationsofregionalecology..."WilliamW.Budd,LandscapeandUrbanPlanning

"LandMosaicsisvaluablefortheresearchcommunityinthatitsynthesizesworkfrommanyfieldsandfrommanygeographiclocationsandtiesthemtogetherwithkeyconceptsandecologicalprinciples....Thebookisalsovaluableforthecommunityoflandmanagers/plannersinthatthereismuchsoundadviceforcreatingoptimalspatialconfigurationsthathaveahigherprobabilityofbeingsustainable.Iwouldespeciallyrecommendthelastsectionofthebook--thelastthreechaptersonchangingmosaics--asrequiredreadingforallinvolvedwithplanning,management,orresearchonlargelandareas."ForestScience

"Thediscussionofanimalflowconfigurationsisespeciallyinsightful....Formanexplainsconvincinglythatwemustunderstandsuchphenomena...ifwearetoplaninwaysthatwillprotectvariousspecies."Landscape

"providesagoodintroductionaswellasascientificreviewofthenewdisciplinesoflandscapeecology.Thisisanappealingandhighlyreadabletextonthismajoremergingfield."JournalofEnvironmentalQuality--ThistextreferstotheHardcoveredition.

Description

Animals,water,wind,andpeopleflowatdifferentratesaccordingtospatialpatternscommontoalmostalllandscapesandregions.Thisup-to-datesynthesisexplorestheecologyofheterogeneouslandareas,wherenaturalprocessesandhumanactivitiesinteracttoproduceaneverchangingmosaic.Thesubjecthasgreatrelevancetocontemporarysocietyandthisbookreflectsthebreadthofthisimportance:therearemanyideasandapplicationsforplanning,conservation,design,management,sustainabilityandpolicy.Spatialsolutionsareprovidedforsociety’sland-useobjectives.Studentsandprofessionalsalikewillbedrawnbytheattractiveandinformativeillustrations,theconceptualsynthesis,thewideinternationalperspective,andtherangeoftopicsandresearchcovered.