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Landscape heterogeneity and disturbance

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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape ecology,
  • Ecological disturbances,
  • Ecological heterogeneity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementMonica Goigel Turner, editor ; contributors, D.J. Bogucki ... [et al.].
    SeriesEcological studies ;, v. 64
    ContributionsTurner, Monica Goigel., Bogucki, D. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.15.L35 L35 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2376117M
    ISBN 100387964975
    LC Control Number87004418

    in vegetation and landscape from their surround-ings. They are units of land or habitat that are heterogeneous when compared to the whole. They include four different types: disturbance, remnant, environmental resource, and introduced. • Disturbance patches are either natural or artifi-cial. They result from various activities, includ-. Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more.

    Heterogeneity prevents, to some extent, competitive exclusion (advantage and extirpation) Species composition determined by small variations in relatively stable states until next big disturbance or disruption Ecotones where slight changes between patches induce significant vegetation changes. Landscape heterogeneity and conservation. From the perspective of most dispersing organisms, landscapes are heterogeneous at some scale. For our purpose here, landscape heterogeneity or diversity is the variation in the proportion and pattern of habitat from the viewpoint of the organism.

    Landscape heterogeneity of ecological resistance and resilience to the changes of climate and wildfire disturbance regime in Eurasian boreal forest Ecological resistance and resilience are classical concepts, yet now receiving a revived attention as we are actively deciphering the consequences of the rapid climate changes and associated.   Authoritative book that provides a detailed description of the origins and development of landscape ecology and its relation to scale and spatial pattern and their interactions with multiple ecological processes. Issues addressed include the causes of landscape patterns, the quantification of landscape patterns, and landscape disturbance dynamics.


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Landscape pattern is generated by a variety of processes, including disturbances. In turn, the heterogeneity of the landscape may enhance or retard the spread of disturbance.

The complex relationship between landscape pattern and disturbance is the subject of this book. The complex relationship between landscape pattern and disturbance is the subject of this book.

It is designed to present an illustrative analysis of the topic, presenting the perspectives of several different disciplines. The book includes conceptual considerations, empirical studies, and management examples.

The complex relationship between landscape pattern and disturbance is the subject of this book. It is designed to present an illustrative analysis of the topic, presenting the perspectives of.

About this book Landscape pattern is generated by a variety of processes, including disturbances. In turn, the heterogeneity of the landscape may enhance or retard the spread of disturbance.

The complex relationship between landscape pattern and disturbance is the subject of this book. In turn, the heterogeneity of the landscape may enhance or retard the spread of disturbance. The complex relationship between landscape pattern and disturbance is the subject of this book.

It is designed to present an illustrative analysis of the topic, presenting the perspectives of. Book: Landscape heterogeneity and disturbance.

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Disturbances in the Landscape: Landscape Ecology and Air Pollution. Parasites, Lightning, and the Vegetation Mosaic in Wilderness Landscapes. Fire, Grazing, and the Landscape Heterogeneity of a Georgia Barrier Island.

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All photos by Jianguo Wu. Heterogeneity, scale, pattern–process relationships, hierarchy, disturbance, coupled ecological-social dynamics, and sustainability are among the key concepts in landscape ecology.

A landscape may appear to be heterogeneous at one scale but quite homogeneous at another scale, making spatial scale inherent in definitions of landscape heterogeneity and diversity. In analyzing disturbances and other aspects of landscape change, temporal scale (or temporal resolution of events) may also become an important factor, for similar.

The importance of landscape heterogeneity to biodiversity may depend on the size of the geographic range of species, which in turn can reflect species traits (such as habitat generalization) and the effects of historical and contemporary land covers.

We used nationwide bird survey data from Japan, where heterogeneous landscapes predominate, to test the hypothesis that wide-ranging. Landscape Heterogeneity and Disturbance Interactions in a Subalpine Watershed in Northern Colorado, USA.

Annals of the Association of American Geographers: Vol. 93, No. 4, pp. Journals & Books; Help Disturbance interactions are of great interest in ecology due to their potential to cause non-linear, unexpected results.

Differential responses by structural tree species will likely drive an increase in future landscape heterogeneity and potential decreases in future landscape. The heterogeneity metrics also returned to pre-fire levels relatively quickly.

At the continental scale, the landscape heterogeneity maps were analyzed by region, with respect to the northern extent of trees, and disturbance regimes. heterogeneity, 2) broader spatial extents than those traditionally studied in ecology, and 3) the role of humans in creating and affecting landscape patterns and process.

# Spatial Heterogeneity Landscape ecology might be defined best by its focus on spatial heterogeneity and pattern: how to characterize it, where it comes from, how it changes. Introduction. Landscape heterogeneity has long been considered a key determinant of biodiversity.Previous studies have reported contrasting associations between landscape heterogeneity and species richness, from positive to negative, and the negative effect is often reported to be the result of landscape fragmentation –.Metrics of landscape heterogeneity can also be.

Landscape Ecology is the flagship journal of a well-established and rapidly developing interdisciplinary science that focuses explicitly on the ecological understanding of spatial ape Ecology draws together expertise from both biophysical and socioeconomic sciences to explore basic and applied research questions concerning the ecology, conservation.

Although the focus in landscape ecology is typically on spatial heterogeneity, disturbance dynamics produce changes in landscape structure over time as well as in space.

Heterogeneity and disturbance dynamics are thus inextricably linked and are therefore covered together in this chapter. From the text 'On Cumberland Island, the heterogeneity of the landscape strongly influences the behavior of grazing and fire disturbances.

In turn, the boundaries between components of the landscape may change as a result of disturbance. Our analysis suggests some additional questions for research.

It is unclear, for example, to what extent the community boundaries are a. A landscape with structure and pattern implies that it has spatial heterogeneity, or the uneven distribution of objects across the landscape. Heterogeneity is a key element of landscape ecology that separates this discipline from other branches of ecology.

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