Authors:  
  • Joan Marull (Institut d’Estudis Regionals i Metropolitans de Barcelona)
  • Carme Font (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
  • Enric Tello (Universitat de Barcelona)
  • Nofre Fullana (Universitat de les Illes Balears)
  • Elena Domene (Institut d’Estudis Regionals i Metropolitans de Barcelona)
  • Manel Pons (Institut d’Estudis Regionals i Metropolitans de Barcelona)
  • Elena Galan (Universitat de Barcelona)

Year: 2016

This article presents an intermediate disturbance-complexity model (IDC) of cultural landscapes aimed at assessing how different levels of anthropogenic disturbance on ecosystems affect the capacity to host biodiversity depending on the land matrix heterogeneity. It is applied to the Mallorca Island, amidst the Mediterranean biodiversity hotspot.

Marull, J., Font, C., Tello, E., Fullana, N., Domene, E., Pons, M., & Galan, E. (2016). Towards an energy–landscape integrated analysis? Exploring the links between socio-metabolic disturbance and landscape ecology performance (Mallorca, Spain, 1956–2011). Landscape Ecology, 31(2), 317-336. doi: 10.1007/s10980-015-0245-x