Landscape Ecology and Resource Management: Linking Theory with Practice

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Landscape Ecology and Resource Management bridges the gap between the science of landscape ecology and on-the-ground land and resource management, relating the theory and empirical research within landscape ecology to the practical needs of resource managers. It offers both a conceptual foundation of applicable and operational theory and case-study examples that address ways in which political, economic, and social factors influence the use of landscape ecology and other data-based science around the world.Contributors focus on links between theory and practice, between small-scale and large-scale, and between humans and nature. Specific linkages examined include:landscape patterns and biological realitytop-down effects and organismsthe indicator species concept and conservation effortsthe concept of fitness landscapes and the behavior and distribution of animalsbody mass patterns and wildlife conservationChapters feature examples of interactions between people and landscapes in boreal, central, and Mediterranean Europe; northern Australia; and Eastern Africa; along with case studies from central Europe, North America, and South America that show how theory and application can be linked in a variety of situations with varying management constraints.Landscape Ecology and Resource Management is the first book of its kind to focus on the linkages between the theory of landscape ecology and the practice of resource management, and will play an important role both in advancing landscape ecology as a science and in incorporating its ideas into management efforts.

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John A. Bissonette is a research scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey.He leads the Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and is a professor in the College of Natural Resources at Utah State University. His research interests include landscape effects on wildlife species. He is interested in the conceptual foundation for landscape ecology and how it might be used in reallife applications. Bissonette has published three other volumes: Integrating People and Wildlife for a Sustainable Future (The Wildlife Society, 1995), Wildlife and Landscape Ecology: Effects of Pattern and Scale (Springer, 1997), and Landscape Ecology and Resource Management: Linking Theory with Practice (Island Press, 2002). He has been invited to present keynote addresses in Australia, Germany, and Portugal, and was a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Technic University of Munich in 2002. When not working or traveling, he rides his horse in the mountains of Utah. Address: USGS Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, 84322, USA.

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