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Landscape Balance and Landscape Assessment

  • Rudolf Krönert
  • Uta Steinhardt
  • Martin Volk

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Rudolf Krönert, Martin Volk, Uta Steinhardt
    Pages 1-22
  3. Eckhard Müller, Martin Volk
    Pages 23-46
  4. Annegret Kindler, Ellen Banzhaf
    Pages 47-85
  5. Angela Lausch, Hans-Hermann Thulke
    Pages 113-136
  6. Uta Steinhardt, Martin Volk
    Pages 137-162
  7. Martin Volk, Uta Steinhardt
    Pages 163-202
  8. Burghard Meyer
    Pages 203-249
  9. Bernd Klauer, Burghard Meyer, Helga Horsch, Frank Messner, Ralf Grabaum
    Pages 281-297
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 299-304

About this book


This volume gives a fundamental representation of landscape ecology, a young, but interesting and very important transdisciplinary science which aims to solve complex enviromental problems. Both the theoretical basis and practical application of landscape ecology are considered. The book addresses all those interested in ecological issues from landscape planners, managers, biologists and geographers to colleges, universitites, local authorities and the public in general. Among the themes are the roots of landscape ecology, problems of scale and dimension, landscape balance with a special focus on the impact of land use changes on water and material fluxes, and how to develop land use variants supporting sustainable development. In order to reach these objectives tools such as remote sensing and information systems are presented.


Environmental Sciences GIS Geography Geoinformationssysteme Landscape Planning databases development ecology integration organization remote sensing sustainable development temporal dynamics

Editors and affiliations

  • Rudolf Krönert
    • 1
  • Uta Steinhardt
    • 1
  • Martin Volk
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Landscape EcologyUFZ Centre for Environmental ResearchLeipzigGermany

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