Conceptual and Theoretical Basis of Landscape Ecology as a Human Ecosystem Science

  • Zev Naveh
  • Arthur S. Lieberman
Part of the Springer Series on Environmental Management book series (SSEM)

Abstract

Having traced the development of landscape ecology as a scientific discipline in Central Europe, we shall now attempt to outline its conceptual and epistemological framework. In our view, this is derived from the following closely connected scientific theories.

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Landscape Ecology Living System Negative Feedback Loop System Concept Human System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zev Naveh
    • 1
  • Arthur S. Lieberman
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Agricultural EngineeringTechnion—Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Landscape Architecture Program, New York State College of Agriculture and Life SciencesCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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