GeoJournal Library

Species Survival in Fragmented Landscapes

Editors: Settele, J., Margules, C., Poschlod, P., Henle, K. (Eds.)

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The effects of isolation, area size, and habitat quality on the survival of animal and plant populations in the cultural landscape are central aspects of a research project started in Germany in 1993 (,Forschungsverbund, Isolation, FHichengroBe und BiotopquaIiHit', abbreviated to 'FIFB'). After a long period of preparation, scientists from seven univer­ sities and one research institution started to work within the frame of this project. Fund­ ing for four years was provided by the former German Federal Ministry of Research and Technology (BMFT), now the Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). A strong focus of the project has been the improvement of the methodology for environmental impact assessments and the implementation of results into environmental planning. As there is a certain risk that national projects develop some kind of 'mental in­ breeding', it was decided to discuss concepts, methods, and first results with scientists of international reputation at a rather early stage of the project. For this purpose, an inter­ national workshop was held in the small village of Lubast, north of Leipzig (state of Saxony) in March 1995. 130 scientists from 10 nations met to discuss and debate issues surrounding habitat fragmentation for three days. Papers presented there formed the basis for this book. As discussions included general reviews as well as particular case studies, we decided to structure this book in a similar way. Consequently, a combination of broad and more general, review-like papers as well as original papers are presented.

Table of contents (44 chapters)

Table of contents (44 chapters)
  • The Case for a Science-Based Strategy for Conserving Threatened Butterfly Populations in the UK and North Europe

    Pages 1-6

    Thomas, J. A.

  • Decline and Rehabilitation of the Apollo Butterfly

    Pages 7-14

    Witkowski, Z. (et al.)

  • Effects of Habitat Fragmentation on the Butterfly

    Pages 15-23

    Wynhoff, I. (et al.)

  • Forest Resource Management and the Conservation of Arboreal Marsupials in Central Victoria, Southeastern Australia

    Pages 24-37

    Lindenmayer, D. B.

  • The Conservation Biology of a Specialist and a Generalist Gecko in the Fragmented Landscape of the Western Australian Wheatbelt

    Pages 39-51

    Sarre, S. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Species Survival in Fragmented Landscapes
Editors
  • J. Settele
  • Chris Margules
  • Peter Poschlod
  • Klaus Henle
Series Title
GeoJournal Library
Series Volume
35
Copyright
1996
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-94-009-0343-2
DOI
10.1007/978-94-009-0343-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-4239-7
Softcover ISBN
978-94-010-6640-2
Series ISSN
0924-5499
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 384
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