Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation: Moving from Perspectives to Principles

Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation: Moving from Perspectives to Principles

Editor(s): David B. Lindenmayer, Richard J. Hobbs

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405159142

Online ISBN: 9780470692400

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692400

About this Book

The distinctive relationships between landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation are highlighted in this original and useful guide to the theory and practice of ecological landscape design. Using original, ecologically based landscape design principles, the text underscores current thinking in landscape management and conservation. It offers a blend of theoretical and practical information that is illustrated with case studies drawn from across the globe.

Key insights by some of the world's leading experts in landscape ecology and conservation biology make Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation an essential volume for anyone involved in landscape management, natural resource planning, or biodiversity conservation.

Table of contents

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    1. Chapter 1

      Introduction (pages 1–5)

      David B. Lindenmayer and Richard J. Hobbs

  1. Part I: Classification of Landscapes and Terminology

  2. Part II: Habitat, Habitat Loss and Patch Sizes

  3. Part III: Structure, Degradation and Condition

  4. Part IV: Edge Effects

    1. Chapter 17

      Synthesis: Edge Effects (pages 195–197)

      David B. Lindenmayer and Richard J. Hobbs

  5. Part V: Total Vegetation Cover, Pattern, Patch Content

    1. Chapter 19

      Assessing the Biodiversity Value of Stands and Patches in a Landscape Context (pages 215–228)

      Philip Gibbons, S.V. Briggs, Andre Zerger, Danielle Ayers, Julian Seddon and Stuart Doyle

  6. Part VI: Connectivity, Corridors, Stepping Stones

  7. Part VII: Individual Species Management – Threatened Taxa and Invasive Species

  8. Part VIII: Ecosystems and Ecosystem Processes

  9. Part IX: Disturbance, Resilience and Recovery

  10. Part X: Aquatic Ecosystems and Integrity

  11. Part XI: “Bringing it All Together”

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