Recent Dynamics of the Mediterranean Vegetation and Landscape
Copyright © 2004 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Editor(s): Stefano Mazzoleni, Gaetano Di Pasquale, Mark Mulligan, Paolo Di Martino, Francisco Rego
Published Online: 13 OCT 2005
Print ISBN: 9780470093696
Online ISBN: 9780470093719
About this Book
The Mediterranean region has been shaped by human activity and maintained by traditional practices of land use for centuries. This has affected the distribution of plants and the landscape, which can be considered as part of the European cultural landscape. This book details the rapid changes that have taken place in the vegetation of the Mediterranean in the last half-century, a period in which major socio-economic development greatly affected the cultural and physical landscape.