Download e-book for kindle: Biocultural Landscapes: Diversity, Functions and Values by Sun-Kee Hong,Jan Bogaert,Qingwen Min

By Sun-Kee Hong,Jan Bogaert,Qingwen Min

This booklet is dedicated to the cultural and organic dimensions and values of landscapes, linking the innovations of biodiversity, panorama and tradition and providing an important procedure for panorama research, interpretation and sustainable dynamics.

Early chapters discover the recommendations and values of biocultural landscapes, earlier than addressing the method to spot the connection among organic and cultural range. the amount non-stop with a sequence of case experiences and with an exploration of the major function of biocultural variety in modern panorama ecology.

Readers will examine the significance of landscapes for various fields of ordinary and human sciences and are faced to the trans-disciplinary nature of the panorama suggestion itself. A hierarchical method of landscapes, during which they're composed of interacting (eco)systems, is proven to be crucial in spotting their emergent properties.

In this paintings, the biocultural values of landscapes are explored via their range in geographical scopes, methodological ways and conceptual assumptions. Authors from Asia, Europe and North-America current diversified examine reports and perspectives on biocultural landscapes, their trend, conservation and management.

Landscape ecologists will locate this paintings fairly beautiful, in addition to somebody with an curiosity in sustainable panorama improvement, nature conservation or cultural history management.

This quantity is the end result of a symposium on “Biodiversity in Cultural Landscapes”, geared up within the framework of the eighth IALE international Congress, held in Beijing in 2011.

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