Landscape Ecology Journal


Volume 28, Issue 1, January 2013


Key concepts and research topics in landscape ecology revisited: 30 years after the Allerton Park workshop

Jianguo Wu



Influence of forest cover on in-stream large wood in an agricultural landscape of southeastern Brazil: a multi-scale analysis

Felipe Rossetti de Paula, Pedro Gerhard, Seth J. Wenger et al.  



Land use and host community characteristics as predictors of disease risk

Stephanie McGinnis, Billie L. Kerans  



Pocket parks in a compact city: how do birds respond to increasing residential density?

Karen Ikin, R. Matthew Beaty, David B. Lindenmayer, Emma Knight et al. 



Signal detection theory clarifies the concept of perceptual range and its relevance to landscape connectivity

Robert J. Fletcher Jr., Christopher W. Maxwell Jr., John E. Andrews et al.  



Landscape-scale assessment of tree crown dieback following extreme drought and heat in a Mediterranean eucalypt forest ecosystem

Niels Brouwers, George Matusick, Katinka Ruthrof, Thomas Lyons et al.



Hierarchical factors impacting the distribution of an invasive species: landscape context and propagule pressure

Shyam M. Thomas, Kirk A. Moloney  81-93



Evaluation of landscape connectivity at community level using satellite-derived NDVI

Audrey Muratet, Romain Lorrillière, Philippe Clergeau, Colin Fontaine  



Linking life history traits to pollinator loss in fragmented calcareous grasslands

Birgit Jauker, Jochen Krauss, Frank Jauker, Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter  



Matrix composition and corridor function for austral thrushes in a fragmented temperate forest

Pablo M. Vergara, Christian G. Pérez-Hernández, Ingo J. Hahn et al.



Within-patch habitat quality determines the resilience of specialist species in fragmented landscapes

Xinping Ye, Andrew K. Skidmore, Tiejun Wang  



Climate and interrelated tree regeneration drivers in mixed temperate–boreal forests

Nicholas A. Fisichelli, Lee E. Frelich, Peter B. Reich  


Book Review

Ecology of cities and towns: a comparative approach

M. J. McDonnell, A. K. Hahs, and J. H. Breuste (Eds.): Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2009, 714 pp, Cloth, ISBN 978-0-521-86112-0, US$126; Paper, ISBN 978-0-521-67833-9, US$72

Jim Miller  


Book Review

Strategies for conserving plants through (re) introduction

Island Press, Washington, DC, USA, 2012, 402 pp. illus., maps; XX cm, Paper, ISBN-13: 978-1-59726-831-8.

Mark W. Schwartz  


Volume 28, Issue 2, February 2013



Population connectivity: recent advances and new perspectives

Johnathan T. Kool, Atte Moilanen, Eric A. Treml  



Between a rock and a hard place: the impacts of climate change and housing development on breeding birds in California

Dennis Jongsomjit, Diana Stralberg, Thomas Gardali, Leonardo Salas et al.



The Swallow and the Sparrow: how agricultural intensification affects abundance, nest site selection and competitive interactions

Audrey Robillard, Dany Garant, Marc Bélisle  



Explaining host–parasitoid interactions at the landscape scale: a new approach for calibration and sensitivity analysis of complex spatio-temporal models

Fabrice Vinatier, Marie Gosme, Muriel Valantin-Morison  



Modeling landscape structure response across a gradient of land cover intensity

Amy E. Frazier, Le Wang



Underestimating the effects of spatial heterogeneity due to individual movement and spatial scale: infectious disease as an example

Paul C. Cross, Damien Caillaud, Dennis M. Heisey  



The impact of habitat fragmentation on the ecology of xenarthrans (Mammalia) in the Brazilian Cerrado

Barbara Zimbres, Mariana M. Furtado, Anah T. A. Jácomo et al.  



Landscape configuration and urban heat island effects: assessing the relationship between landscape characteristics and land surface temperature in Phoenix, Arizona

John Patrick Connors, Christopher S. Galletti, Winston T. L. Chow  



Landscape geological age explains large scale spatial trends in oribatid mite diversity

Andrei S. Zaitsev, Nico M. van Straalen, Matty P. Berg  



Variability of historical forest structure and fire across ponderosa pine landscapes of the Coconino Plateau and south rim of Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA

Mark A. Williams, William L. Baker  



Land-use and land-cover change processes in the Upper Uruguay Basin: linking environmental and socioeconomic variables

Marcos Wellausen Dias de Freitas, João Roberto dos Santos et al.



Using habitat extent and composition to predict the occurrence of woodland birds in fragmented landscapes

Maksym Polyakov, Alexei D. Rowles, James Q. Radford, Andrew F. Bennett et al.



Sensitivity and effectiveness and of landscape metric scalograms in determining the characteristic scale of a hierarchically structured landscape

Na Zhang, Harbin Li  


Book Review                    

Using expert knowledge in landscape ecology

Ajith H. Perera, C. Ashton Drew and Chris J. Johnson (eds.): Expert knowledge

and its application in landscape ecology. Springer, New York, USA, 2012,

307 pp. illus., maps; 24 cm. Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-4614-1033-1, US $209.00.

Eric J. Gustafson