McDonnell, Mark J., Hahs, Amy K.Breuste, Jürgen. (Eds.) (2009) Ecology of cities and towns :a comparative approach Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press,MLA Citation
McDonnell, Mark J., Hahs, Amy K.Breuste, Jürgen., eds. Ecology Of Cities And Towns: A Comparative Approach. Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press, 2009. Print.
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Ecology of cities and towns : a comparative approach /
edited by Mark J. McDonnell, Amy K. Hahs, Jürgen H. Breuste.
|Names:||McDonnell, Mark J. | Hahs, Amy K. | Breuste, Jürgen.|
|Published:||Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 2009.|
|Topics:||Urban ecology (Biology) | Nature - Effect of human beings on. | Urban ecology (Sociology) | Human ecology.|
Part II. Ecological studies of cities and towns. Responses of faunal assemblages to urbanisation: global research paradigms and an avian case study / Carla P. Catterall ; Effect of urban structures on diversity of marine species / M.G. Chapman ... [et al.] ; Comparative studies of terrestrial vertebrates in urban areas / Charles Nilon ; The ecology of roads in urban and urbanising landscapes / Rodney van der Ree ; Spatial pattern and process in urban animal communities / Yosihiro Natuhara and Hiroshi Hashimoto ; Invertebrate biodiversity in urban landscapes: assessing remnant habitat and its restoration / Dieter F. Hochuli, Fiona J. Christie and Boris Lomov ; Arthropods in urban ecosystems: community patterns as functions of anthropogenic land use / Nancy E. McIntyre and Jessamy J. Rango ; Light pollution and the impact of artificial night lighting on insects / Gerhard Eisenbeis and Andreas Hänel.
A comparison of vegetation cover in Beijing and Shanghai: a remote sensing approach / Jun Yang and Zhou Jinxing ; Vegetation composition and structure of forest patches along urban-rural gradients / Wayne C. Zipperer and Glenn R. Guntenspergen ; Environmental, social and spatial determinants of urban arboreal character in Auckland, New Zealand / Colin D. Meurk ... [et al.] ; Carbon and nitrogen cycling in soils of remnant forests along urban-rural gradients: case studies in the New York metropolitan area and Louisville, Kentucky / Margaret M. Carreiro ... [et al.] ; Investigative approaches to urban biogeochemical cycles: New York metropolitan area and Baltimore as case studies / Richard V. Pouyat ... [et al.].
Part III. Integrating science with management and planning ; Structural analysis of urban landscapes for landscape management in German cities / Jürgen H. Breuste ; Preservation of original natural vegetation in urban areas: an overview / Clas Florgård ; Homogeneity of urban biotopes and similarity of landscape design language in former colonial cities / Maria E. Ignatieva and Glenn H. Stewart ; Tools to assess human impact on biotope resilience and biodiversity in urban planning: examples from Stockholm, Sweden / Katarina Lofvenhaft ; Landscape ecological analysis and assessment in an urbanising environment / Ulla Mörtberg ; Applying landscape ecological principles to a fascinating landscape: the city / Robbert Snep, Wim Timmermans and Robert Kwak ; A trans-disciplinary research approach providing a platform for improved urban design, quality of life and biodiverse urban ecosystems / Charles T. Eason, Jennifer E. Dixon and Marjorie R. van Roon ; Pattern: process metaphors for metropolitan landscapes / Laura R. Musacchio ; Valuing urban wetlands: modification, preservation and restoration / Glenn R. Guntenspergen ... [et al.].
Part IV. Comments and synthesis. What is the main object of urban ecology? Determining demarcation using the example of research into urban flora / Rudiger Wittig ; How to conduct comparative urban ecological research / Susanna Lehvävirta and Johan Kotze ; Ecological scientific knowledge in urban and land-use planning / Kristina L. Nilsson and Clas Florgård ; Envisioning further steps in comparative urban ecology / Orie Loucks ; Towards a comparative ecology of cities and towns / Kirsten Parris ; A comparative ecology of cities and towns: synthesis of opportunities and limitations / Amy K. Hahs, Mark J. McDonnell and Jürgen H. Breuste