What is Landscape Ecology? An Analysis and Evaluation of Six Different Conceptions

@article{Kirchhoff2013WhatIL,
  title={What is Landscape Ecology? An Analysis and Evaluation of Six Different Conceptions},
  author={Thomas Kirchhoff and Ludwig Trepl and Vera Vicenzotti},
  journal={Landscape Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={33 - 51}
}
Abstract ‘Landscape ecology’ is an ambiguous term commonly used to refer to different research agendas in different disciplines. Here we seek to contribute to the debate about the proper subject matter and method of landscape ecology by identifying and discussing six distinct conceptions of landscape ecology, particularly with regard to their respective understanding of ‘landscape’. Our analysis is based on an acknowledgment of the cultural contexts in which the idea of landscape has evolved… 
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