Landscape Ecology Journal

Volume 27, Number 4 / April 2012

Special Section: Adapting complex multi-level landscape systems to climate change

Guest Editors: Eric Koomen, Paul Opdam and Eveliene Steingröver


Adapting complex multi-level landscape systems to climate change Eric Koomen, Paul Opdam and Eveliene Steingröver


An assessment of the impact of climate adaptation measures to reduce flood risk on ecosystem services Peter H. Verburg, Eric Koomen, Maarten Hilferink, Marta Pérez-Soba and Jan Peter Lesschen


Developing a multi-scale visualisation framework for use in climate change response Christopher Pettit, Ian Bishop, Victor Sposito, Jean-Philippe Aurambout and Falak Sheth


Scenarios of long-term farm structural change for application in climate change impact assessment Maryia Mandryk, Pytrik Reidsma and Martin K. van Ittersum


Detection of relative differences in phenology of forest species using Landsat and MODIS Bernard N. Isaacson, Shawn P. Serbin and Philip A. Townsend


High resolution species distribution models of two nesting water bird species: a study of transferability and predictive performance Stefan Heinänen, Johnny Erola and Mikael von Numers


Integrating graph-based connectivity metrics into species distribution models Jean-Christophe Foltête, Céline Clauzel, Gilles Vuidel and Pierline Tournant


Land cover change in the Bolivian Amazon and its implications for REDD+ and endemic biodiversity Florencia Sangermano, James Toledano and J. Ronald Eastman


Forest fragmentation, climate change and understory fire regimes on the Amazonian landscapes of the Xingu headwaters Britaldo Soares-Filho, Rafaella Silvestrini, Daniel Nepstad, Paulo Brando and Hermann Rodrigues, et al.


Timing of breeding in Ochrotomys nuttalli and Peromyscus leucopus is related to a latitudinal isotherm Nathan L. Pratt and Gary W. Barrett

Book Reviews

Melanie Lenart: Life in the hothouse: how a living planet survives climate change The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona, 2010, 236 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8165-2723-6 (pbk.) Anantha Prasad

Invasion ecology: still in the ‘establishment stage’ 50 years after Elton D. M. Richardson (ed.) Fifty years of invasion ecology: the legacy of Charles Elton. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Chichester, West Sussex, UK, 2011, 432 pp. illus, maps, 24 cm. Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-4443-3585-9, US180.00; Paper, ISBN 978-1-4443-3586-6, US18000; Paper, ISBN978−1−4443−3586−6US79.95. Cynthia D. Huebner

 Agriculture, biodiversity, and markets: livelihoods and agroecology in comparative perspective Stewart Lockie and David Carpenter (eds): Earthscan Ltd., London, UK, 2009, 336 pp., US $96.00, Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-84407-776-2 Denise A. Piechnik



Volume 27, Number 5 / May 2012


Landscape contrast: a solution to hidden assumptions in the metacommunity concept? Shekhar R. Biswas and Helene H. Wagner


Short perceptual range and yet successful invasion of a fragmented landscape: the case of the red-bellied tree squirrel (Callosciurus erythraeus) in Argentina Lucy J. Bridgman, Verónica V. Benitez, Maricel Graña Grilli, Natalia Mufato and Daniela Acosta, et al.


Combining exploratory scenarios and participatory backcasting: using an agent-based model in participatory policy design for a multi-functional landscape Derek B. Van Berkel and Peter H. Verburg


Landscape forest cover and edge effects on songbird nest predation vary by nest predator W. Andrew Cox, Frank R. Thompson and John Faaborg


Application of the diminishing returns concept in the hydroecologic restoration of riverscapes Heida L. Diefenderfer, Gary E. Johnson, John R. Skalski, Stephen A. Breithaupt and André M. Coleman


Invasions of non-native earthworms related to population declines of ground-nesting songbirds across a regional extent in northern hardwood forests of North America Scott R. Loss, Gerald J. Niemi and Robert B. Blair


Do small-grain processes matter for landscape scale questions? Sensitivity of a forest landscape model to the formulation of tree growth rate Ché Elkin, Björn Reineking, Christof Bigler and Harald Bugmann


Impact of error on landscape pattern analyses performed on land-cover change maps Amy C. Burnicki


The effect of land use change and ecotourism on biodiversity: a case study of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, from 1985 to 2008 Eben N. Broadbent, Angélica M. Almeyda Zambrano, Rodolfo Dirzo, William H. Durham and Laura Driscoll, et al.


Differences in time and space in vegetation patterning: analysis of pollen data from Dartmoor, UK Ralph M. Fyfe and Jessie Woodbridge


Functional connectivity of lynx at their southern range periphery in Ontario, Canada Aaron A. Walpole, Jeff Bowman, Dennis L. Murray and Paul J. Wilson


Book Review

Landscape ecology in Asian cultures: a book review S.K. Hong, J. Wu, J.E. Kim, N. Nakagoshi (eds), Landscape ecology in Asian cultures. Springer, Tokyo. 1st Edition, 2011, XVIII, 334 pp. 100 illus., 1 in color. Hardcover, ISBN 978-4-431-87798-1, US $189

Janet Silbernagel