Landscape ecology in North America: past, present, and future

  title={Landscape ecology in North America: past, present, and future},
  author={Monica G. Turner},
  • M. Turner
  • Published 1 August 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Ecology
Landscape ecology offers a spatially explicit perspective on the relationships between ecological patterns and processes that can be applied across a range of scales. Concepts derived from landscape ecology now permeate ecological research across most levels of ecological organization and many scales. Landscape ecology developed rapidly after ideas that originated in Europe were introduced to scientists in North America. Key research questions put forth in the early 1980s that catalyzed… 

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