Scaling of ‘landscapes’ in landscape ecology, or, landscape ecology from a beetle's perspective

@article{Wiens2004ScalingO,
  title={Scaling of ‘landscapes’ in landscape ecology, or, landscape ecology from a beetle's perspective},
  author={John A. Wiens and Bruce T. Milne},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={3},
  pages={87-96}
}
Research performed on microlandscapes embodies the essence of landscape ecology by focusing on the ecological consequences of the mosaic structure of different landscape elements. As an illustration, observations and simulations were used to test whether the fractal structure of grassland microlandscapes affected the movement patterns of tenebrionid beeetles in natural environments. The significant tendency of beetles to avoid 1 m2 cells with fractal dimensions of 1.85 to 1.89 (indicating the… 
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