Landscape Ecology

Volume 28, Issue 3, March 2013

Editorial: 30 years later—landscape ecology: directions and approaches
Paul G. Risser, Louis R. Iverson

Optimizing landscape selection for estimating relative effects of landscape variables on ecological responses
Jon Pasher, Scott W. Mitchell, Douglas J. King, Lenore Fahrig et al.  
Utility of landscape mosaics and boundaries in forest conservation decision making in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil
Elisa Hardt, Rozely F. dos Santos, Carlos L. de Pablo et al.  
Models of presence–absence estimate abundance as well as (or even better than) models of abundance: the case of the butterfly Parnassius apollo
David Gutiérrez, Jennifer Harcourt, Sonia B. Díez et al.  
Out on a limb: habitat use of a specialist folivore, the koala, at the edge of its range in a modified semi-arid landscape
Andrew G. Smith, Clive A. McAlpine, Jonathan R. Rhodes, Daniel Lunney et al.  
Confounded winter and spring phenoclimatology on large herbivore ranges
David Christianson, Robert W. Klaver, Arthur Middleton et al.  
Unexpected long-range edge-to-forest interior environmental gradients

Laurent Bergès, Vincent Pellissier, Catherine Avon, Kris Verheyen et al.  
Patterns in bat functional guilds across multiple urban centres in south-eastern Australia
Gary W. Luck, Lisa Smallbone, Caragh Threlfall, Bradley Law  
Linking movement behavior and fine-scale genetic structure to model landscape connectivity for bobcats (Lynx rufus)
Dawn M. Reding, Samuel A. Cushman, Todd E. Gosselink, William R. Clark
Landscape simplification promotes weed seed predation by carabid beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Dennis Jonason, Henrik G. Smith, Jan Bengtsson, Klaus Birkhofer  
Spatial heterogeneity of ambient sound at the habitat type level: ecological implications and applications
Dimitrios Bormpoudakis, Jérôme Sueur, John D. Pantis  
Spatial heterogeneity in statistical power to detect changes in lake area in Alaskan National Wildlife Refuges
Samuel Nicol, Jennifer K. Roach, Brad Griffith  
Interdisciplinary historical ve  ation mapping for ecological restoration in Galapagos
Mandy Trueman, Richard J. Hobbs, Kimberly Van Niel  
Different flight behaviour of the endangered scarce large blue butterfly Phengaris teleius (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) within and outside its habitat patches
Piotr Skórka, Piotr Nowicki, Magdalena Lenda, Magdalena Witek et al.  

Functional habitat connectivity for beach mice depends on perceived predation risk
Elliot B. Wilkinson, Lyn C. Branch, Deborah L. Miller  
Evaluating functional connectivity with matrix behavior uncertainty for an endangered butterfly
Paul M. Severns, Eliot J. B. McIntire, Cheryl B. Schultz  
Book Review
Fire in Mediterranean ecosystems. Ecology, evolution and management

 J. E. Keeley, W. J. Bond, R. A. Bradstock, J. G. Pausas, P. W. Rundel: 
Cambridge University Press, 2012, 515 pages, 145 illus., 7 maps, 24 tables,
ISBN: 978-0-521-82491-0 (hardback)
Todd Hutchinson

Book Review
Sustainability as more than a buzzword: distilling the concept and developing tangible assessment approaches

K. A. Vogt, T. Patel-Weynand, M. Shelton, D. J. Vogt, J. C. Gordon, C.
Mukumoto, A. S. Suntana, P. A. Roads: Sustainability unpacked: food, energy, and water for resilient environments and societies. Earthscan, Washington, DC USA, 2010, 305 p.: ill., maps; 24 cm. Hardback, ISBN 1844079007, Paper, ISBN1844079015
Eric Toman  

Volume 28, Issue 4, April 2013

Editorial: Biogeochemical fluxes in landscapes
Ülo Mander, Xiuzhen Li, Martin J. Wassen  

Wetlands, carbon, and climate change
William J. Mitsch, Blanca Bernal, Amanda M. Nahlik, Ülo Mander et al.  
Ve ation-mediated feedback in water, carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycles
Martin J. Wassen, Hugo J. de Boer, Katrin Fleischer, Karin T. Rebel et al.  
LandscapeDNDC: a process model for simulation of biosphere–atmosphere–hydrosphere exchange processes at site and regional scale
Edwin Haas, Steffen Klatt, Alexander Fröhlich, Philipp Kraft et al.  
Greenhouse gas fluxes in an open air humidity manipulation experiment

Raili Hansen, Ülo Mander, Kaido Soosaar, Martin Maddison et al.  
Landscape filtering of hydrologic and biogeochemical responses in managed catchments
Heather E. Gall, Jeryang Park, Ciaran J. Harman, James W. Jawitz et al.  
Factors controlling nitrate concentrations in surface waters of an artificially drained agricultural watershed
Claire Billy, François Birgand, Patrick Ansart, Julien Peschard et al.  
Ecosystem-scale spatial heterogeneity of stable isotopes of soil nitrogen in African savannas
Lixin Wang, Gregory S. Okin, Paolo D’Odorico, Kelly K. Caylor et al.  
Effects of land use intensity on soil nutrient distribution after reclamation in an estuary landscape
Xiuzhen Li, Yongguang Sun, Ülo Mander, Yanlong He  
Greenhouse gas flux in a temperate grassland as affected by landform and disturbance
Matthew Braun, Yuguang Bai, Brian McConkey, Richard Farrell et al.  

Drivers of the dynamics in net primary productivity across ecological zones on the Mongolian Plateau
Jun Wang, Daniel G. Brown, Jiquan Chen  
Using climate variables to predict small mammal occurrence in hot, dry environments
Nerissa A. Haby, Jeff Foulkes, Barry W. Brook  
Empirical estimation of dispersal resistance surfaces: a case study with red-cockaded woodpeckers
Anne M. Trainor, Jeffrey R. Walters, William F. Morris, Joseph Sexton et al.  
A new, multi-scaled graph visualization approach: an example within the playa wetland network of the Great Plains
Nancy E. McIntyre, Richard E. Strauss  
Book Review
Nature bats last?

David N. Cole and Laurie Yung (eds.): Beyond naturalness: rethinking park and wilderness stewardship in an era of rapid change. Island Press, Washington, DC, USA, 2010, 287 pp. Cloth, ISBN-13: 978-1-59726-508-9
Keith T. Killingbeck

Volume 28, Issue 5, May 2013

Editorial: Preface: integrating historical ecology and ecological modeling

Urs Gimmi, Harald Bugmann  

Drivers of grassland loss in Hungary during the post-socialist transformation (1987–1999)
Marianna Biró, Bálint Czúcz, Ferenc Horváth, András Révész et al.  

Land-use history and topographic gradients as driving factors of subalpine Larix decidua forests
Matteo Garbarino, Emanuele Lingua, Peter J. Weisberg et al.  

Impacts of changing climate and land use on vegetation dynamics in a Mediterranean ecosystem: insights from paleoecology and dynamic modeling

Paul D. Henne, Ché Elkin, Daniele Colombaroli, Stéphanie Samartin et al.  

Soil carbon pools in Swiss forests show legacy effects from historic forest litter raking
Urs Gimmi, Benjamin Poulter, Annett Wolf, Hanspeter Portner et al.  

Learning from the past to predict the future: using archaeological findings and GPS data to quantify reindeer sensitivity to anthropogenic disturbance in Norway
Manuela Panzacchi, Bram Van Moorter, Per Jordhøy, Olav Strand  

Uncertainties in global-scale reconstructions of historical land use: an illustration using the HYDE data set
Kees Klein Goldewijk, Peter H. Verburg  

Landscape Ecology in Review

Tree-species range shifts in a changing climate: detecting, modeling, assisting
Louis R. Iverson, Donald McKenzie  

Quantifying the landscape influence on plant invasions in Mediterranean coastal habitats
Pablo González-Moreno, Joan Pino, David Carreras, Corina Basnou et al.  

Translating land cover/land use classifications to habitat taxonomies for landscape monitoring: a Mediterranean assessment
Valeria Tomaselli, Panayotis Dimopoulos, Carmela Marangi et al.  

Feedbacks between vegetation pattern and resource loss dramatically decrease ecosystem resilience and restoration potential in a simple dryland model
Ángeles G. Mayor, Sonia Kéfi, Susana Bautista, Francisco Rodríguez et al.  

The influence of urbanisation on diversity and trait composition of birds
Peter J. Meffert, Frank Dziock  

The impact of distinct anthropogenic and vegetation features on urban warming
Soe W. Myint, Elizabeth A. Wentz, Anthony J. Brazel et al.  

Modeling the indirect effects of road networks on the foraging activities of bats
Victoria J. Bennett, Dale W. Sparks, Patrick A. Zollner  

Book review
E. J. Blakely and A. Carbonell (eds.): Coastal regions and climate change Resilient coastal city regions: planning for climate change in the United States and Australia
. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, MA, 2012, 274 pp, ISBN 978-1-55844-214-6
Ralph E. J. Boerner