By Sun-Kee Hong,Jan Bogaert,Qingwen Min
This ebook is dedicated to the cultural and organic dimensions and values of landscapes, linking the suggestions of biodiversity, panorama and tradition and proposing a necessary process for panorama research, interpretation and sustainable dynamics.
Early chapters discover the strategies and values of biocultural landscapes, ahead of addressing the technique to spot the connection among organic and cultural range. the amount non-stop with a sequence of case reviews and with an exploration of the foremost position of biocultural variety in modern panorama ecology.
Readers will research the significance of landscapes for various fields of normal and human sciences and are faced to the trans-disciplinary nature of the panorama proposal itself. A hierarchical method of landscapes, during which they're composed of interacting (eco)systems, is proven to be crucial in spotting their emergent properties.
In this paintings, the biocultural values of landscapes are explored via their variety in geographical scopes, methodological ways and conceptual assumptions. Authors from Asia, Europe and North-America current assorted examine studies and perspectives on biocultural landscapes, their development, conservation and management.
Landscape ecologists will locate this paintings quite beautiful, in addition to someone with an curiosity in sustainable panorama improvement, nature conservation or cultural background management.
This quantity is the result of a symposium on “Biodiversity in Cultural Landscapes”, prepared within the framework of the eighth IALE international Congress, held in Beijing in 2011.
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