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Title Measuring landscapes : a planner's handbook / André Botequilha Leitão [and others].
Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2006.


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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 245 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-236) and index.
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Subject Landschaftsschutz
Landscape ecology.
Land use -- Planning.
Sustainable development.
Ecological landscape design.
Contents Landscape ecology : a spatial and human-oriented ecology -- Foundations of landscape ecology -- A landscape perspective -- Main characteristics of landscape ecology -- Quantifying landscape structure -- Planning the landscape : a spatial ecological approach -- Planning and landscape ecology -- Planning landscape resources -- A method of planning for sustainability -- Applying landscape metrics in planning -- The selected set of landscape metrics -- Patch richness (PR) -- Class area proportion (CAP) -- Patch number (PN) and patch density (PD) -- Mean patch size (AREA-MN, AREA-AM) -- Shape (SHAPE) -- Radius of gyration (GYRATE) -- Contagion (CONTAG) -- Edge contrast (ECON) -- Euclidian nearest neighbor distance (ENN) -- Proximity (PROX) -- Applications of landscape metrics in planning and management -- Recommendations on the use of landscape metrics to support the planning of sustainable landscapes.
Other Author Leitão, Andre Botequilha.
Other Title Print version: Measuring landscapes. Washington, DC : Island Press, ©2006