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Landscape and Ecological Engineering

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24-10-2021 | Report

Changes in the osprey Pandion haliaetus hunting grounds caused by water level fluctuations and the importance of shallow water areas in dam environment

Dam construction has created habitats and spawning or breeding grounds for fish, aquatic birds, and various other organisms. It is, therefore, necessary to identify dam conditions that are environmentally beneficial and stable for organisms, while …

23-10-2021 | Review

Urban ecological life in a metropolitan area—an insight from Satoyama conservation activities in the Greater Tokyo Area

Urban residents need to live in an ecologically sustainable way to mitigate and adapt to climate change. To discuss the model of urban ecological life, this paper focused on Satoyama landscapes and reviewed academic articles on the existing cases …

23-10-2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Effects of advance regeneration and germinated seedlings on forest recovery after clearcutting of Chamaecyparis obtusa plantations in Southern Kyushu, Southwestern Japan

We clarified the effect of advance regeneration on natural forest recovery after clearcutting of conifer plantations over the mid-term observation period (12–14 years to allow formation of the forest canopy). We established understory-intact plot …

19-10-2021 | Original Paper

The change of Cr and Mn concentrations in selected plants in Samsun city center depending on traffic density

In recent years, air pollution has increased significantly due to anthropogenic factors and has become a global problem. Heavy metals in air pollution components; it is of particular importance because they are not easily degraded and disappeared …

06-10-2021 | Original Paper

The effects of immersive garden experience on the health care to elderly residents with mild-to-moderate cognitive impairment living in nursing homes after the COVID-19 pandemic

Elderly patients living in long-term care facilities have been restricted from leaving to comply with social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has led to a worsening of disorders, such as anxiety and depression. This study …

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Landscape and Ecological Engineering is published by the International Consortium of Landscape and Ecological Engineering with the aim of protecting and improving the environment in the face of biodiversity loss, desertification, global warming, and other environmental conditions.

The journal presents original papers, reports, reviews and technical notes on all aspects of conservation, restoration, and management of ecosystems. Its scope is not limited to purely scientific approaches, but welcomes technological and design approaches that provide useful and practical solutions to today's environmental problems.

The coverage is relevant to students and researchers at universities and institutes, while its emphasis on the practical application of research will interest all decision makers dealing with landscape planning and management problems.

The Editors-in-Chief of Landscape and Ecological Engineering are Yoshihiro Natuhara (Nagoya University, Japan), Kazumi Tanida (Osaka Museum of Natural History, Japan), Dong Kun Lee (Seoul National University, Korea).

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