A conceptual synthesis of landscape ecology

Principal Investigators:

John A. Wiens

Landscape ecology deals with the causes and consequences of spatial variation in ecological systems and with their scaling dynamics. Beyond this central theme, however, landscape ecology is distinguished by its diversity. It is a broadly interdisciplinary science that combines tradtional ecology with elements of geography, land-use planning, resource management, and similar applied humanistic disciplines. Partly because of this interdisciplinary emphasis, landscape ecology is emerging as an important component of conservation efforts and resource... more

Participants and Meetings

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ActivityDatesFurther Information
Sabbatical Fellow1st September 2000—30th June 2001Participant List  

Participant Contact Information

John A. Wiensjwiens@tnc.orgColorado State University

Products: Publications, Reports, Datasets, Presentations, Visualizations

TypeProducts of NCEAS Research
Journal Article Wiens, John A.; Day, Robert H.; Murphy, Stephen J.; Parker, Keith R. 2001. On drawing conclusions nine years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Condor. Vol: 103. Pages 886-892.
Journal Article Wiens, John A. 2002. Riverine landscapes: taking landscape ecology into the water. Freshwater Biology. Vol: 47. Pages 501-515.
Journal Article Wiens, John A.; Day, Robert H.; Murphy, Stephen J.; Parker, Keith R. 2004. Changing habitat and habitat use by birds after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, 1989-2001. Ecological Applications. Vol: 14(6). Pages 1806-1825.
"A conceptual synthesis of landscape ecology" is project ID: 3281