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Title Landscape pattern analysis for assessing ecosystem condition / by Glen D. Johnson and Ganapati P. Patil.
Imprint New York : Springer, ©2006.


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 130 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Environmental and ecological statistics ; v. 1
Environmental and ecological statistics ; v. 1.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 115-127) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Landscape ecology -- Remote sensing.
Ecological assessment (Biology)
Landscape assessment.
Landscape ecology -- Pennsylvania.
Ecological assessment (Biology) -- Pennsylvania.
Landscape assessment -- Pennsylvania.
Ecological integrity -- Pennsylvania.
Landscape protection.
Nature conservation.
Ecosystem management.
Contents Introduction -- Methods for quantitative characterization of landscape pattern -- Illustrations -- Classifying Pennsylvania watersheds on the basis of landscape characteristics -- Predictability of surface water pollution in Pennsylvania using watershed-based landscape measurements -- Predictability of bird communication-based ecological integrity using landscape variables -- Summary and future directions.
Summary One of our challenges is the preservation and remediation of ecosystem integrity. Remotely sensed imagery plays a crucial role by its ability to monitor large spatially continuous areas. This book presents a method for assessing spatial pattern in raster land cover maps based on satellite imagery incorporating multiple pixel resolutions.
Other Author Patil, Ganapati P.
Other Title Springer e-books
Print version: Johnson, Glen D., 1961- Landscape pattern analysis for assessing ecosystem condition. New York : Springer, ©2006 0387376844 9780387376844