Chapter 15. Edge Effects

  1. David B. Lindenmayer and
  2. Richard J. Hobbs
  1. David B. Lindenmayer and
  2. J. Fischer

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692400.ch15

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

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

How to Cite

Lindenmayer, D. B. and Fischer, J. (2007) Edge Effects, in Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation: Moving from Perspectives to Principles (eds D. B. Lindenmayer and R. J. Hobbs), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692400.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405159142

Online ISBN: 9780470692400

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Keywords:

  • edge effects;
  • ecosystems;
  • vegetation communities;
  • ecological conditions;
  • ecosystems

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Types of edges and edge effects

  • Abiotic edge effects

  • Biotic edge effects

  • Variation in edge effects

  • The influence of the matrix

  • Edge sensitivity and extinction proneness

  • Predicting edge effects

  • Caveats

  • Acknowledgements

  • References