Banded Landscapes: Ecological Developments and Management Consequences

  • Christian Valentin
  • David J. Tongway
  • Josiane Seghieri
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 149)


Most of the studies on banded landscapes have been carried out by groups totally isolated from each other, divided by language, culture, and differing objectives. This book has been structured into distinct themes ranging from the global distribution of these landscapes to their management strategies to synthesize this dispersed knowledge and facilitate the cross-linking of concepts and information. One of the aims of this volume was to integrate the scattered knowledge on banded landscape function to the level of ecological principles to be applied to more complex situations.


Overland Flow Soil Crust Ecological Development Management Consequence Landscape Function 
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  • David J. Tongway
  • Josiane Seghieri

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