The Influence of regional processes at the mesoscale on forest plant community composition: a test for the existence of metacommunity dynamics



terrestrial, GIS, landscape ecology, forests, seepage areas, fragmentation, isolation, nestedness, stochastic extinction, historical ecology, plant dispersal, ancient forest plant species, single large or several small nature reserves, SLOSS, nature management, conservation biology, Ecology, Land cover and habitat mapping , GIS, Biogeography, Forests, Conservation, Restoration and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity, Belgium, Flanders, vascular plants


Belgium {Geographical scope}
Forest {Habitat type}


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Department of Land Management and Economics unknown


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Honnay, O.; Verhaeghe, W. and Hermy, M. (2001) Community assembly along dendritic networks of small forest streams. Ecology (82)6: 1691-1702. author
Honnay, O.; Bossuyt, B.; Verheyen, K.; Butaye, J.; Jacquemyn, H. and Hermy, M. (2002) Ecological perspectives for the restorationof plant communities in European temperate forests. Biodiversity and Conservation 11(2): 213-242. author
Butaye, J.; Jacquemyn, H.; Honnay, O.; Hermy, M. (2002) The species pool applied to forests in a fragmented landscape: dispersal limitation versus habitat limitation. Journal of Vegetation Science 13(1): 27-34. author
Honnay, O.; Verheyen, K.; Hermy, M. (2002) Permeability of ancient forest edges for weedy plant species invasion. Forest Ecology and Management 161(1-3): 109-122. author
Honnay, O.; Verheyen, K.; Butaye, J.; Jacquemyn, H.; Bossuyt, B.; Hermy, M. (2002) Range contraction of forest plant species due to combined effects of climate change and habitat fragmentation. Ecology Letters 5: 525-530. author
Honnay, O.; Piessens, K.; Van Landuyt, W., Gulinck, H.; Hermy, M. (2003) Satellite based land use cover and landscape complexity indices as predictors for plant species diversity. Landscape and Urban Planning (in press). author

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