Handbook of Vegetation Science

Computer assisted vegetation analysis

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

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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 (5 chapter)

  • On Sample Size Optimality in Ecosystem Survey

    L. Orlóci, V. De Patta Pillar

    Pages 41-46

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  • On Character-Based Plant Community Analysis: Choice, Arrangement, Comparison

    L. Orlóci

    Pages 81-86

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  • Fuzzy Components in Community Level Comparisons

    V. De Patta Pillar, L. Orlóci

    Pages 87-93

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  • Spatial Interpolation Methods for Interpretation of Ordination Diagrams

    M. Hauser, L. Mucina

    Pages 299-316

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  • Trend Surface Analysis and Splines for Pattern Determination in Plant Communities

    L. Mucina, V. Čík, P. Slavkovský

    Pages 355-371

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Computer assisted vegetation analysis
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
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