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Characterizing Forest Fragments in Boreal, Temperate, and Tropical Ecosystems

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2008

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Meddens, Arjan J. H., Hudak, Andrew T., Evans, Jeffrey S., Gould, William A., and González, Grizelle, 2008, Characterizing Forest Fragments in Boreal, Temperate, and Tropical Ecosystems: Ambio, v. 37, no. 7, p. 569-576.

Summary

An increased ability to analyze landscapes in a spatial manner through the use of remote sensing leads to improved capabilities for quantifying human-induced forest fragmentation. Developments of spatially explicit methods in landscape analyses are emerging. In this paper, the image delineation software program eCognition and the spatial pattern analysis program FRAGSTATS were used to quantify patterns of forest fragments on six landscapes across three different climatic regions characterized by different moisture regimes and different influences of human pressure. Our results support the idea that landscapes with higher road and population density are more fragmented; however, there are other, equally influential factors contributing [...]

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1579/0044-7447-37.7.569
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 0044-7447

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