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Measuring Landscapes : A Planner's Handbook.

Author/Creator:
Leitao, Andre Botequilha.
Publication:
Washington : Island Press, 2006.
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Subjects:
Ecological landscape design.
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Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Copyrights Page
Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1: Landscape Ecology: A Spatial and Human-Oriented Ecology
1.1: Foundations of Landscape Ecology
1.2: A Landscape Perspective
1.3: Main Characteristics of Landscape Ecology
1.4: Quantifying Landscape Structure
Ch. 2: Planning the Landscape: A Spatial Ecological Approach
2.1: Planning and Landscape Ecology
2.2: Planning Landscape Resources
2.3: A Method of Planning for Sustainability
2.4: Applying Landscape Metrics in Planning
Ch. 3: The Selected Set of Landscape Metrics
3.1: Patch Richness
3.2: Class Area Proportion (CAP)
3.3: Patch Number (PN) and Patch Density (PD)
3.4: Mean Patch Size (Area MN, Area AM)
3.5: Shape (SHAPE)
3.6: Radius of Gyration (GYRATE)
3.7: Contagion (CONTAG)
3.8: Edge Contrast (ECON)
3.9: Euclidean Nearest Neighbor Distance (ENN)
3.10: Proximity (PROX)
Ch. 4: Applications of Landscape Metrics in Planning and Management
4.1: Introduction
4.2: The Study Area
4.3: Data and Methods
4.4: Applications of Landscape Metrics
Ch. 5: Recommendations on the Use of Landscape Metrics to Support the Planning of Sustainable Landscapes
Glossary
References
Author Bios
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Miller, Joseph.
Ahern, Jack.
McGarigal, Kevin.
Other format:
Print version: Leitao, Andre Botequilha Measuring Landscapes
ISBN:
9781597267724
9781559638999
OCLC:
228173738