Chapter 10. Habitat Loss and Fragmentation: Ecological Traps, Connectivity, and Issues of Scale

  1. James P. Gibbs,
  2. Malcolm L. Hunter Jr. and
  3. Eleanor J. Sterling

Published Online: 26 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch10

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management

How to Cite

Gibbs, J. P., Hunter, M. L. and Sterling, E. J. (2008) Habitat Loss and Fragmentation: Ecological Traps, Connectivity, and Issues of Scale, in Problem-Solving in Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319576.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152877

Online ISBN: 9781444319576

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Keywords:

  • habitat loss and fragmentation - ecological traps, connectivity and issues of scale;
  • extensive fragmentation - recent phenomenon in edge-sensitive species;
  • landscape composition of forest interior, forest edge, and non-forest habitat;
  • visualizing changing composition of landscape by making plots;
  • trillium population persistence implications;
  • habitat loss and fragmentation;
  • habitat connectivity for dispersing animal;
  • relationship between habitat loss and connectivity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Objective

  • Procedures

  • Expected Products

  • Discussion

  • Making It Happen

  • Further Resources