Jones, K. Bruce

Use of Landscape Sciences for the Assessment of Environmental Security

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Part I. Introduction – Environmental Security and Landscape Ecology

1. Contributions of Landscape Sciences to the Development of Environmental Security
Felix Müller, K. Bruce Jones, Kinga Krauze, Bai-Lian Li, Sergey Victorov, Irene Petrosillo, Giovanni Zurlini, William G. Kepner

2. Landscape Ecology and Environmental Security: basic concepts and regional applications for the Medit
Hans Günter Brauch

3. Landscape management for environmental security: some perspectives of adaptive management approaches
Felix Müller, Giovanni Zurlini, Irene Petrosillo

4. The policy framework GMES as a guideline for the integration of environmental security research and landscape sciences
Thomas Blaschke, Peter Zeil, Stefan Lang, Stefan Kienberger, Annelene Kammer

Part II. Introduction – Landscape Science Methodologies to Assess Environmental Security

5. Investigating landscape patterns in protected areas using aster images
Stoyan Nedkov, Maryiana Nikolova, Timo Kumpula

6. Quantifying and Qualifying Urban Green by Integrating Remote Sensing, GIS, and Social Science Method
Stefan Lang, Elisabeth Schöpfer, Daniel Hölbling, Thomas Blaschke, Matthias Moeller, Thomas Jekel, Elisabeth Kloyber

7. Allometric scaling as an indicator of ecosystem state: a new approach
Bai-Lian Li, Victor G. Gorshkov, Anastassia M. Makarieva

Part III. Introduction – Landscape Indicators and Landscape Change Detection

8. Deriving the spatial traits of organized land structures
Algimantas Tiknius, Kestutis Du"inskas, Benediktas Jankauskas

9. Landscape monitoring as a tool in improving environmental security
Wendy Fjellstad, Wenche Dramstad

10. Landscapes of the natural park “Vepssky Forest”
Tatiana Popova, Irina Bychkova

11. Multi-temporal coastal zone landscape change detection using remote sensing imagery and in situ data
Sergey Victorov, Eugene Kildjushevsky, Leontina Sukhacheva, Tatiana Popova

12. Landscape character as a framework for the assessment of environmental change
Roy Haines-Young, Tobias Langanke, Marion Potschin

Part IV. Introduction – Integrated Studies of Catchments and Basins

13. An ecohydrological approach for the protection and enhancement of ecosystem services
Kinga Krauze, Iwona Wagner

14. Environmental quality and landscape-hazard assessment in the Yantra River Basin, Bulgaria
Stoyan Nedkov, Maryiana Nikolova, Stoyan Iankov, Darius Semmens

15. The influence of catchment land cover on phosphorus balance for large freshwater systems
Sergey A. Kondratyev

16. The use of scenario analysis to assess future landscape change on watershed condition in the pacific northwest (USA)
William G. Kepner, Mariano Hernandez, Darius Semmens, David C. Goodrich

17. Cross-European landscape analyses: illustrative examples using existing spatial data
K. Bruce Jones, Sharon Hamann, Maliha S. Nash, Annie C. Neale, William G. Kepner, Timothy G. Wade, Joe Walker, Felix Müller, Giovanni Zurlini, Nicola Zaccarelli, Rob Jongman, Stoyan Nedkov, C. Gregory Knight

Part V. Introduction – Assessments of Human-Environmental Systems in Landscapes

18. Demographic impacts on landscape change – a conceptual view of global demographic trends
Frank Swiaczny

19. Land use impacts of demographic change – lessons from Eastern German urban regions
Dagmar Haase, Ralf Seppelt, Annegret Haase

20. The consequences of demographic change in Rhineland-Palatinate: scenarios of landscape consumption for settlement and transportation areas
Jamill Sabbagh, Marco Neef

21. Landscape, demographic developments, biodiversity, and sustainable land use strategy: a case study on karaburun peninsula izmir, turkey
Engin Nurlu, Umit Erden, Munitor Ozturk, Aykut Guvensen, Tevfik Turk

22. Indication of the State of the Environment with GIS and People: a Case Study and planning tool for mulfingen, a municipality in South Germany
Roman Lenz, Angelika Jany

23. Environmental security as related to scale mismatches of disturbance patterns in a panarchy of social-ecological landscapes
Giovanni Zurlini, Nicola Zaccarelli, Irene Petrosillo, Riitters H. Kurt

24. Fostering ecosystem services’ security by both objective and subjective analyses: the case of a natural protected area in Southern Italy
Giovanni Zurlini, Nicola Zaccarelli, Irene Petrosillo, Teodoro Semeraro

25. Environmental assessing of reindeer herding in changing landscapes on different scales
Timo Kumpula, Benjamin Burkhard, Felix Müller

Part VI. Introduction – Environmental Applications of Landscape Ecological Methods – Impact Assessments

26. The contribution of quality assessment of eroded agricultural soil on hilly-undulating landscapes to sustainable community development
Benediktas Jankauskas, Genovaite Jankauskiene, Algimantas Tiknius

27. Nuclear safety and its impact on the level of environmental security in Ukraine
Vladimir Kuznyetsov

28. Environmental impact assessment as a tool for environmental restoration: the case study of Copsa-Mica area, romania
Octavian-Liviu Muntean, Lucian Dragut, Nicolae Baciu, Titus Man, Liviu Buzila, Ioan Ferencik

29. Landscape approaches to assess environmental security: summary, conclusions, and recommendations
Felix Müller, K. Bruce Jones, Kinga Krauze, Bai-Lian Li, Sergey Victorov, Irene Petrosillo, Giovanni Zurlini


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