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On the use of landscape surrogates as ecological indicators in fragmented forests

Cunningham, Ross; Donnelly, Christine; Lesslie, R; Lindenmayer, David

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Given the potentially negative effects of forest fragmentation on biodiversity, govemments and management agencies have sought generic landscape measures of forest fragmentation to monitor changes in forest cover - measures that also may be informative for decisions relating to changes in biodiversity. In this paper, we discuss issues relating to the evaluation of landscape surrogate measures and their usefulness as ecological indicators. We illustrate some of these points by a detailed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66269
Source: Forest Ecology and Management
DOI: 10.1016/S0378-1127(01)00433-9

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