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Landscape Ecology

Ecological Statistics

  1. D.L. Urban

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.val005

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Urban, D. 2006. Landscape Ecology. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 3.

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  1. Duke University, NC, USA

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  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


Landscape ecology is concerned with the generation and dynamics of pattern in ecosystems, and the implications of pattern for population, community, and ecosystem-level processes. The discipline has laid a special claim to the reciprocal interaction between pattern as a consequence of ecological processes and also as a constraint on these processes.


  • community;
  • species composition;
  • classification;
  • maps