Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land-Use Planning

By Wenche E Dramstad, David M Gillilan
Landscape ecology has emerged in the past decade as an important and useful tool for land-use planners and landscape architects. While professionals and scholars have begun to incorporate aspects of this new field into their work, there remains a need for a summary of key principles and how they might be applied in design and planning.This volume fills that need. It is a concise handbook that lists and illustrates key principles in the field, presenting specific examples of how the principles can be applied in a range of scales and diverse types of landscapes around the world.Chapters cover: patches -- size, number, and location edges and boundaries corridors and connectivity mosaics summaries of case studies from around the world



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Publisher Island Press
Publish date 09/01/1996
Pages 80
ISBN-13 9781559635141
ISBN-10 1559635142
Language English