Jones, Clive G.

Ecosystem Function in Heterogeneous Landscapes

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Table of contents

1. Challenges and Conceptual Approaches

1. Ecosystem Function in Heterogeneous Landscapes
Gary M. Lovett, Clive G. Jones, Monica G. Turner, Kathleen C. Weathers

2. Causes and Consequences of Spatial Heterogeneity in Ecosystem Function
Monica G. Turner, F. Stuart Chapin

3. The Template: Patterns and Processes of Spatial Variation
Ethan P. White, James H. Brown

4. Thoughts on the Generation and Importance of Spatial Heterogeneity in Ecosystems and Landscapes
John Pastor

5. Reciprocal Cause and Effect Between Environmental Heterogeneity and Transport Processes
William A. Reiners

2. Perspectives from Different Disciplines

6. Population Ecology in Spatially Heterogeneous Environments
Lenore Fahrig, William K. Nuttle

7. Heterogeneity in Hydrologic Processes: A Terrestrial Hydrologic Modeling Perspective
Christina Tague

8. Spatial Heterogeneity in Infectious Disease Epidemics
David L. Smith

9. Spatial Heterogeneity and Its Relation to Processes in the Upper Ocean
Amala Mahadevan

3. Illustrations of Heterogeneity and Ecosystem Function

10. Heterogeneity in Arid and Semiarid Lands
David J. Tongway, John A. Ludwig

11. Formation of Soil-Vegetation Patterns
Marcel Meinders, Nico Breemen

12. Spatial Patterning of Soil Carbon Storage Across Boreal Landscapes
Merritt R. Turetsky, Michelle C. Mack, Jennifer W. Harden, Kristen L. Manies

13. Heterogeneity in Urban Ecosystems: Patterns and Process
Larry E. Band, Mary L. Cadenasso, C. Susan Grimmond, J. Morgan Grove, Steward T. A. Pickett

14. Origins, Patterns, and Importance of Heterogeneity in Riparian Systems
Robert J. Naiman, J. Scott Bechtold, Deanne C. Drake, Joshua J. Latterell, Thomas C. O'Keefe, Estelle V. Balian

15. Flowpaths as Integrators of Heterogeneity in Streams and Landscapes
Stuart G. Fisher, Jill R. Welter

16. Causes and Consequences of Spatial Heterogeneity in Lakes
Timothy K. Kratz, Sally MacIntyre, Katherine E. Webster

4. Application of Frameworks and Concepts

17. The Importance of Multiscale Spatial Heterogeneity in Wildland Fire Management and Research
William H. Romme

18. The Role of Spatial Heterogeneity in the Management of Freshwater Resources
Alan D. Steinman, Rodney Denning

19. The Roles of Spatial Heterogeneity and Ecological Processes in Conservation Planning
Hugh P. Possingham, Janet Franklin, Kerrie Wilson, Tracey J. Regan

5. Synthesis

20. Challenges in Understanding the Functions of Ecological Heterogeneity
David L. Strayer

21. Spatial Pattern and Ecosystem Function: Reflections on Current Knowledge and Future Directions
Jerry F. Franklin

22. Spatial Heterogeneity: Past, Present, and Future
Gaius R. Shaver

23. Heterogeneity and Ecosystem Function: Enhancing Ecological Understanding and Applications
Judy L. Meyer

24. Conceptual Frameworks: Plan for a Half-Built House
Gary M. Lovett, Clive G. Jones, Monica G. Turner, Kathleen C. Weathers


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Keywords: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General SCI008000

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