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Landscape Fragmentation



Research Areas
  • Landscape ecology, assessment of structural landscape alterations, and environmental indicators
  • Quantification and assessment of landscape fragmentation and landscape connectivity
  • Quantitative metrics of landscape structure (landscape indices)
  • Road ecology
  • Modelling animal dispersal in landscapes and the effects of roads and traffic on animal populations
  • Urban sprawl (quantification and assessment, current trends and future scenarios)
  • Application of the concept of environmental threat to intrusions into the landscape (to translate the precautionary principle into action)
  • Concepts of trans-disciplinary research