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Landscape ecology is the study of interactions, across space and time, between the structure and function of physical, biological and cultural components of landscapes; marine, freshwater, and on land.

The core aims of ialeUK

  • To promote interest, learning and understanding of landscape ecology
  • To promote inter-disciplinary research across the many fields in landscape ecology
  • To encourage communication between scientists, policy makers, planners and practitioners concerned with landscape ecology.

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Spring 2015 Newsletter

Including the latest landscape ecology news features.
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ialeUK 2015 Annual Conference - Call for papers

Seascape ecology - connecting land, sea and society, The University of Edinburgh. 7-9 September 2015.
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IALE World Congress

Crossing Scales, Crossing Borders: Global Approaches to Complex Challenges, 9th IALE world congress, July 5-10, 2015, Portland, Oregon.
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ialeUK 2014 Annual Conference

Urban landscape ecology: science, policy and practice, King's College London. 1-3 September 2014. Proceedings now available.
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Past events

IALE 2013 European Congress

Changing European Landscapes: Landscape ecology, local to global. Manchester 9-12 September 2013.
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Postgraduate workshop 2013

Dealing with Data: Obtaining, creating and analysing data for postgraduate research.
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ialeUK conference 2012

Landscape ecology: linking environment and society. 4-6 September 2012, The University of Edinburgh. Conference materials available including abstracts with comments facility, an ebook and posters.>
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