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Landscape Ecology

Landscape Ecology

Editor-in-Chief: Jianguo Wu

ISSN: 0921-2973 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-9761 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10980

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Jianguo (Jingle) Wu
School of Life Sciences, School of Sustainability & Julie A. Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

Associate Editors:
Paul F.M. Opdam
Department of Land Use Planning & Alterra, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Reviews Editor:
G. Darrel Jenerette
University of California, USA

Book Review Editor:
Daniel M. Kashian
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

Past Editors-in-Chief:
Frank B. Golley, Founding Editor, 1987-1996
Robert H. Gardner, 1997-1999
David J. Mladenoff, 2000-2004

Advisory Board:
J. Breuste, University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
R. Hobbs, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
E. F. B. Lambin, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA and Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
S. LevinPrinceton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
D.J. Mladenoff, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
B.L. Turner IIArizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
M.G. Turner, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
J.A. Wiens, PRBO Conservation Science, Petaluma, CA, USA

Editorial Board:
C. Albert, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, Germany
H.D. Allen, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
M. Bélisle, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
D. Bender, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
M. Betts, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA
M. Bürgi, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf, Switzerland
A. Buyantuev, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY, USA
J. Chen, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
S.S. Cilliers, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
R.C. Corry, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
J.K. Costanza, North Carolina State University, NC, USA
G. Cumming, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
S. Cushman, US Forest Service, Missoula, USA
D. Donner, US Forest Service, Rhinelander, WI, USA
C. Echeverria, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
F. Eigenbrod, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
S.L. Fei, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
C. Fischer, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany
G. Foody, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
B. Fu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
S.E. Gergel, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
B. Goodwin, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA
G. Guntenspergen, USGS / NRII, Duluth, MN, USA
E. Gustafson, USDA Forest Service, Rhinelander, WI, USA
S. J. Hall, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
F. Herzog
, Agroscope, Regensdorf, Switzerland
C. He, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
H. He, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
G.M. Henebry, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA
J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
S.-L. Huang, National Taipei University, Taiwan, China
C. Huebner, USDA Forest Seervice, Morgantown, WV, USA
L.B. Johnson, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN, USA
D.M. Kashian, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA
T.H. Keitt, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
J. Krauss, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
R. Lafortezza, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
T. R. Lookingbill, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, USA
S.S. Luque, National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA), St-Martin d'Hères Cedex, France
M. Mateo-Sanchez, Technical University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
M. Maron, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
J.-P. Metzger, University of São Paulo, Brazil
J.R. Miller, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA
E.S. Minor, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
M. A. Murphy, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA
M. Pappas,
Democritus University of Thrace, Orestiada, Greece
B. Peterman, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
B. Pijanowski
, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
T. Pinto-CorrelaUniversity of Evora, Evora, Portugal
R.G. Pontius, Jr., Clark University, Worcester, MA, USA
S. Qureshi, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
K. Riitters, USDA Forest Service, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
R.M. Scheller, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
O. Schweiger, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Halle, Germany
S.W. Seagle, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, USA
W. Shen, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China
D.M. TheobaldConservation Science Partners, Fort Collins, CO, USA
J.R. Thompson, Harvard University, MA, USA
E.A. Treml, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
P.H. Verburg, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J.D. Wickham, Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC,USA
Y. Wiersma, Memorial University, St. John's NL, Canada
C. Wilsey, National Audubon Society, USA
T. Wiegand, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
C. YoungUniversity of Wolverhampton, 
Wolverhampton, UK
W. Zhou, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Y. Ziv, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
G. Zurlini
, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy


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    Landscape Ecology is the flagship journal of a well-established and rapidly developing interdisciplinary science that focuses explicitly on the ecological understanding of spatial heterogeneity.  Landscape Ecology draws together expertise from both biophysical and socioeconomic sciences to explore basic and applied research questions concerning the ecology, conservation, management, design/planning, and sustainability of landscapes as coupled human-environment systems.  Landscape ecology studies are characterized by spatially explicit methods in which spatial attributes and arrangements of landscape elements are directly analyzed and related to ecological processes. 

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