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Tisma, A. (author), van der Velde, J.R.T. (author), Nijhuis, S. (author), Pouderoijen, M.T. (author)
Cities can be planned and designed to reduce their effect on biodiversity loss and may even be able to sustain biodiversity levels in some instances, due to ‘beta-diversity’. The heterogeneity of metropolitan regions can be expected to have a strong impact on beta-diversity. Tools such as landscape characterization can assist in the...
conference paper 2014
Tisma, A. (author), Van der Velde, J.R.T. (author), Nijhuis, S. (author), Pouderoijen, M.T. (author)
This paper presents a theoretical and methodological framework for a comprehensive landscape characterization, focussing on the largest and most complex urban realm: the metropolitan region. Landscape character has in recent years emerged as a new paradigm to understand, monitor and evaluate cultural landscapes undergoing change. The scope of...
journal article 2013
Tisma, A. (author), Van der Velde, J.R.T. (author), Nijhuis, S. (author), Pouderoyen, B.J.J.M. (author)
Dispersed urban regions are characterized by blurred boundaries between urban and rural areas resulting in complex new configurations of urban tissue and landscape space. These new hybrid landscapes challenge existing tools for landscape characterization, which are based on a traditional separation of urban and non-urban realms. This paper...
conference paper 2012