16. Mapping Vegetation from Landscape to Regional Scales

  1. Eddy van der Maarel2 and
  2. Janet Franklin3
  1. Janet Franklin

Published Online: 25 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118452592.ch16

Vegetation Ecology, Second Edition

Vegetation Ecology, Second Edition

How to Cite

Franklin, J. (2013) Mapping Vegetation from Landscape to Regional Scales, in Vegetation Ecology, Second Edition (eds E. van der Maarel and J. Franklin), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118452592.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Community and Conservation Ecology Group, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

  2. 3

    School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University, Arizona, United States

Author Information

  1. Arizona State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 7 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444338881

Online ISBN: 9781118452592



  • mapping;
  • vegetation;
  • vegetation maps;
  • scale;
  • aerial photography;
  • orthophoto;
  • satellite remote sensing;
  • resolution;
  • pattern recognition;
  • species distribution modeling


This chapter covers mapping vegetation from landscape to regional scales, with sections on scale, data, methods, examples of recent maps illustrating their uses, dynamic mapping, and the future of vegetation mapping research.