METODOLOGIE DI ANALISI DEL PAESAGGIO NELLA VALUTAZIONE DELL’ETEROGENEITÁ STRUTTURALE NEI REEF A VERMETI

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Abstract

Landscape ecology is a discipline that uses many indices to describe environmental dynamics as a function of structural patch organization. Application of landscape ecology methods can be a way to evaluate heterogeneity and fragmentation of a habitat. Landscape indices were applied to evaluate if the algal heterogeneity of a vermetid reef can be related to the reef structure. Results show that heterogeneity is independent from reef width, but algal patches are wider and less abundant in a large cuvette and less wide but in higher number in small cuvette.
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)168-169
Numero di pagine2
RivistaBIOLOGIA MARINA MEDITERRANEA
Volume19
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2012

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