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Title Threatened landscapes : conserving cultural environments / edited by Bryn Green and Willem Vos
Published London ; New York : Spon Press, 2001

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Description xiv, 169 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Foreword / T. Trzyna -- Landscape development and change / F.H.A. Aalen -- Ecological pattern and process at the landscape scale / B.H. Green -- An environmental classification of European landscapes / R.G.H. Bunce -- Polders. Krimpenerwaard, the Netherlands / H.C. Greven and W. Vos. Japanese landscapes / T. Shigematsu and Y. Yamamori. Ejin Oasis, Inner Mongolia, China / Chen Changdu -- Mountains. Sognefjord, Norway / I. Austad and L. Hauge. Mount Carmel, Israel / D.Y. Kaplan. Atlantic heathland, Ytre Fensfjord and Lurefjorden, Norway / P. Kaland -- Mediterranean islands. Gávdhos, Crete / A.T. Grove, J. Moody and O. Rackham. Omalos Plain, Crete / I.P. Ispikoudis and V.P. Papanastasis. Balearic landscapes / M. Morey. Rio S. Lucia lowlands, Sardinia / G. Pungetti -- Coltura promiscua (mixed cropping). The Solano Basin, Italy / W. Vos. Montado (Dehesa) of Portugal and Spain / T. Pinto-Correia and J. Mascarenhas -- Bocage (wooded farmland). The Weald of Kent and Sussex, England / E.A. Simmons. Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania / J. Russell. Banska Stiavnica, Slovak Republic / L. Miklos -- Identifying threatened, valued landscapes / D. Bruns and B.H. Green -- European landscapes in transition: levels of intervention / D.M. Wascher -- Managing old landscapes and making new ones / B.H. Green and W. Vos
Summary "This book documents the changes in cultural landscapes ranging from the farm and forest lands of Europe and Eastern North America, through to the pasture lands and savannas of the Middle East and Africa to the paddylands of the Pacific Rim. The contributors illustrate them through detailed case studies of a representative selection of threatened landscapes, analyzes their underlying causes and explores ways by which they can continue to be maintained, or new landscapes created which maintain their desired characteristics."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Landscape protection.
Nature conservation.
Author Green, Bryn.
Vos, W. (Willem)
LC no. 00069823
ISBN 041925630X