Landscape Ecology Journal

Volume 27, Number 1 / January 2012



Integrating landscape ecology and conservation physiology Rebecca D. Ellis, Todd J. McWhorter and Martine Maron


Alternative stable states and the role of fire–vegetation–soil feedbacks in the temperate wilderness of southwest Tasmania Sam W. Wood and David M. J. S. Bowman


Landscape resistance and American marten gene flow Erin L. Koen, Jeff Bowman, Colin J. Garroway, Stephen C. Mills and Paul J. Wilson


Landscape effects on scales of movement by white-tailed deer in an agricultural–forest matrix David M. Williams, Amy C. Dechen Quinn and William F. Porter


Methodological, temporal and spatial factors affecting modeled occupancy of resident birds in the perennially cultivated landscape of Uttar Pradesh, India K. S. Gopi Sundar and Swati A. Kittur


Conservation management of complex natural forest and plantation edge effects James S. Pryke and Michael J. Samways


An experimental assessment of landscape configuration effects on frog and toad abundance and diversity in tropical agro-savannah landscapes of southeastern Brazil Fernando R. Silva, Thiago A. L. Oliveira, James P. Gibbs and Denise C. Rossa-Feres


Colonization of central European abandoned fields by dry grassland species depends on the species richness of the source habitats: a new approach for measuring habitat isolation Jana Knappová, Lucie Hemrová and Zuzana Münzbergová


Spatial pattern formation of coastal vegetation in response to external gradients and positive feedbacks affecting soil porewater salinity: a model study Jiang Jiang, Donald L. DeAngelis, Thomas J. Smith, Su Yean Teh and Hock-Lye Koh


The landscape matrix modifies the effect of habitat fragmentation in grassland butterflies Erik Öckinger, Karl-Olof Bergman, Markus Franzén, Tomáš Kadlec and Jochen Krauss, et al.


Estimating landscape pattern metrics from a sample of land cover Elizabeth M. Hassett, Stephen V. Stehman and James D. Wickham

 Book Review

Gardner T. Monitoring Forest Biodiversity: Improving Conservation Through Ecologically-Responsible Management. Earthscan, Washington DC, 2010, 360 pp., US$99.95, illus. Hardback, ISBN 978-1-84407-654-3 (Alejandro A. Royo)




Volume 27, Number 2 / February 2012

Special Issue: Landscape connectivity analysis for conservation: insights from combining new methods with ecological and genetic data Guest Editors: Sandra Luque, Santiago Saura and Marie-Josée Fortin



Landscape connectivity analysis for conservation: insights from combining new methods with ecological and genetic data Sandra Luque, Santiago Saura and Marie-Josée Fortin


Matrix configuration and patch isolation influences override the species–area relationship for urban butterfly communities Marie-Hélène Lizée, Stéphanie Manel, Jean-François Mauffrey, Thierry Tatoni and Magali Deschamps-Cottin


Recent fire history and connectivity patterns determine bird species distribution dynamics in landscapes dominated by land abandonment Elena L. Zozaya, Lluís Brotons and Santiago Saura


Using binary and probabilistic habitat availability indices derived from graph theory to model bird occurrence in fragmented forests Marcelo Awade, Danilo Boscolo and Jean Paul Metzger


Determinants of actual functional connectivity for calcareous grassland communities linked by rotational sheep grazing Yessica Rico, Hans Juergen Boehmer and Helene H. Wagner


Simulating the effects of climate change on population connectivity of American marten (Martes americana) in the northern Rocky Mountains, USA T. N. Wasserman, S. A. Cushman, A. S. Shirk, E. L. Landguth and J. S. Littell


Landscape prerequisites for the survival of a modelled metapopulation and its neutral genetic diversity are affected by climate change Marleen M. P. Cobben, Jana Verboom, Paul F. M. Opdam, Rolf F. Hoekstra and René Jochem, et al.


Pollination graphs: quantifying pollen pool covariance networks and the influence of intervening landscape on genetic connectivity in the North American understory tree, Cornus florida L. Rodney J. Dyer, David M. Chan, Vicki A. Gardiakos and Crystal A. Meadows


The influence of landscape characteristics and home-range size on the quantification of landscape-genetics relationships Tabitha A. Graves, Tzeidle N. Wasserman, Milton Cezar Ribeiro, Erin L. Landguth and Stephen F. Spear, et al.


Integrative approach for landscape-based graph connectivity analysis: a case study with the common frog (Rana temporaria) in human-dominated landscapes Samuel Decout, Stéphanie Manel, Claude Miaud and Sandra Luque


Connectivity providers for semi-aquatic vertebrates: the case of the endangered otter in Italy Maria Laura Carranza, Evelina D’Alessandro, Santiago Saura and Anna Loy


Linking like with like: optimising connectivity between environmentally-similar habitats Diogo Alagador, Maria Triviño, Jorge Orestes Cerdeira, Raul Brás and Mar Cabeza, et al.


Characterizing connectivity relationships in freshwaters using patch-based graphs Tibor Erős, Julian D. Olden, Robert S. Schick, Dénes Schmera and Marie-Josée Fortin




Volume 27, Number 3 / March 2012



Mapping carbon flux uncertainty and selecting optimal locations for future flux towers in the Great Plains Yingxin Gu, Daniel M. Howard, Bruce K. Wylie and Li Zhang


High-resolution climate change mapping with gridded historical climate products Colin M. Beier, Stephen A. Signell, Aaron Luttman and Arthur T. DeGaetano


On the vulnerability of oasis forest to changing environmental conditions: perspectives from tree rings Qi-Bin Zhang, Zongshan Li, Puxing Liu and Shengchun Xiao


Associations between soil carbon and ecological landscape variables at escalating spatial scales in Florida, USA Gustavo M. Vasques, Sabine Grunwald and D. B. Myers


Separating the effects of habitat area, fragmentation and matrix resistance on genetic differentiation in complex landscapes Samuel A. Cushman, Andrew Shirk and Erin L. Landguth


Matrix quality and habitat configuration interactively determine functional connectivity in a widespread bush cricket at a small spatial scale Rebecca Lange, Tim Diekötter, Lisa A. Schiffmann, Volkmar Wolters and Walter Durka


Landscape context affects honeyeater communities and their foraging behaviour in Australia: implications for plant pollination Carole P. Elliott, David B. Lindenmayer, Saul A. Cunningham and Andrew G. Young


Impact of species-specific dispersal and regional stochasticity on estimates of population viability in stream metapopulations Mark S. Poos and Donald A. Jackson


Plant and animal diversity in a region of the Southern Alps: the role of environmental and spatial processes Matteo Dainese and Livio Poldini


Combining farmers’ decision rules and landscape stochastic regularities for landscape modelling Noémie Schaller, El Ghali Lazrak, Philippe Martin, Jean-François Mari and Christine Aubry, et al.


An integrated approach of remote sensing, GIS and swarm intelligence for zoning protected ecological areas Xiaoping Liu, Chunhua Lao, Xia Li, Yilun Liu and Yimin Chen


Book Review

N. Jürgens, U. Schmiedel and M. T. Hoffman (eds): Biodiversity in Southern Africa, Vols 1–3 Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen, DE, and Windhoek, NA, 2010, Hard Cover, ISBN 978-3-933117-45-8 (Milan Chytrý)


Book Review

J. A. DeWoody, J. W. Bickham, C. H. Michler, K. M. Nichols, O. E. Rhodes, Jr. and K. E. Woeste (eds.): Molecular approaches in natural resource conservation and management. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, 2010, 374 pp, illus (some col.), maps (some col.), 26 cm, Hardback, ISBN 978-0-521-51564-1, US130; Paper, ISBN 978-0-521-73134-8, US130;PaperISBN978−0−521−73134−8US55 (Kevin M. Potter)