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Landscape Ecology

David E. Naugle, Kenneth F. Higgins, Rex R. Johnson, Tate D Fischer, and Frank R. Quamen

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0026
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The increased public interest in amphibian conservation and the growing evidence of detrimental effects of habitat fragmentation on biological diversity has prompted land managers to seek ways of ... More


Biological Framework for Evaluating Future Efforts in Giant Panda Conservation

Eric Dinerstein, Colby Loucks, and Zhi Lü

in Giant Pandas: Biology and Conservation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238671
eISBN:
9780520930162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238671.003.0027
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter develops the thesis that populations of pandas must be managed at a landscape scale which includes core areas of protection, buffer zones, dispersal corridors, and other forested tracts. ... More


Landscape ecology, biogeography, and GIS methods

Monika Böhm and Viorel D. Popescu

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198726135
eISBN:
9780191825934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198726135.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter introduces recent developments in the use of geographic information systems (GIS), landscape ecology, macroecology, and biogeography, and looks at important sources of data and ... More


Beyond dispersal: the role of animal movement in modern agricultural landscapes

Henrik G. Smith, Klaus Birkhofer, Yann Clough, Johan Ekroos, Ola Olsson, and Maj Rundlöf

in Animal Movement Across Scales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199677184
eISBN:
9780191785696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677184.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Ecology

In this chapter three major concepts relating animal population dynamics to landscape change mediated by animal mobility are outlined: meta-population/community dynamics (affecting many habitat ... More


Quantifying loss and degradation of former American marten habitat due to the impacts of forestry operations and associated road networks in northern Idaho, USA

Samuel A. Cushman and Tzeidle N. Wasserman

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

American marten are associated with extensive and unfragmented late seral forest habitats, and are often considered to be particularly vulnerable to habitat loss and fragmentation. This chapter ... More


Control of an invasive species: the American mink in Great Britain

Elaine J. Fraser, Lauren A. Harrington, David W. Macdonald, and Xavier Lambin

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

American mink, native to North America, have been transported around the world for fur farming – inevitably some individuals escaped, and they now occur in the wild across Eurasia and in South ... More


Range decline and landscape ecology of the eastern spotted skunk

Matthew E. Gompper

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0025
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The eastern spotted skunk has declined in numbers across its eastern North American geographic range, and its range has also contracted. This chapter examines the possible causes of this decline ... More


The Woods in the modern landscape

K.J. Kirby and C.W.D. Gibson

in Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199605187
eISBN:
9780191810039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199605187.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter examines the role of Wytham Woods in the field of ecological research. It describes the area's role in helping to understand how ecology works at the medium to large landscape scale. It ... More


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