This text presents landscape ecology as an integrative and transdisciplinary science with a problem-solving orientation toward land use planning and management. Special reference is made to the conservation, restoration and sustainable development of cultural landscapes. This textbook is presented in a clear and non-technical style with practical examples and many illustrations. This book should be of interest to higher level undergraduate and graduate students of biology, ecology, geography, forestry, agronomy, landscape architecture and planning, sociology, economy, history, archeology, anthropology; and also to land managers, educators and practitioners.
Publisher: Chapman and Hall