Handbook of Vegetation Science

Computer assisted vegetation analysis

Editors: Feoli, Enrico, Orlóci, L. (Eds.)

Buy this book

eBook $469.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-011-3418-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $589.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-7923-1126-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $589.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-010-5512-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

There are many books and computer programs dealing look ahead rather than pondering the past. This is a with data analysis. It would be easy to count at least a manual of recent views that evolved in the study of hundred, yet few of these would show applications in vegetation. This book is intended to emphasize the new vegetation science. Today in the face of environmental acquisitions which we believe significantly affect the degradation caused by anthropogenic pressures on the future of vegetation analysis: biosphere there is added urgency to study vegetation 1. Vegetation is a 'fuzzy' system, it must be treated as processes and dynamics in order to understand their role such at the set level, where the idea ofconceptualized in regulating the water, oxygen and the carbon cycles, in patterns must drive the research design. relation to global warming and ozone layer depletion. It 2. Vegetation cannot be seen only in the perspective of a is well known that ecology was developed first in vegeta­ traditional taxonomy based on the species concept; tion studies (see Acot 1989) but after an active period character sets of ecological value must enter into marked by intensive phytoclimatic and synecological consideration and a hierarchical analysis of patterns studies, vegetation science entered in a rather dormant and processes should be the basis of comparisons. period. Other ecological disciplines such as animal popu­ 3.

Table of contents (42 chapters)

  • The Properties and Interpretation of Observations in Vegetation Study

    Feoli, E. (et al.)

    Pages 3-13

  • Computerized Sampling in Vegetation Studies

    Podani, J.

    Pages 17-28

  • Sampling with Multiple Objectives and the Role of Spatial Autocorrelation

    Wildi, O.

    Pages 29-39

  • On Sample Size Optimality in Ecosystem Survey

    Orlóci, L. (et al.)

    Pages 41-46

  • Statistics in Ecosystem Survey: Computer Support for Process-Based Sample Stability Tests and Entropy/Information Inference

    Orlóci, L.

    Pages 47-57

Buy this book

eBook $469.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-94-011-3418-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $589.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-7923-1126-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $589.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-010-5512-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Computer assisted vegetation analysis
Editors
  • Enrico Feoli
  • L. Orlóci
Series Title
Handbook of Vegetation Science
Series Volume
11
Copyright
1991
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-011-3418-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-011-3418-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-1126-3
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-5512-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 498
Topics