Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/122605
Title: ECOLOGICAL NETWORKS: THEIR APPLICATION FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION IN AN URBANIZED ENVIRONMENT
Authors: ABDUL RAHIM BIN ABDUL HAMID
Keywords: ecological network, biodiversity, landscape cohesion, landscape metrics, principal components analysis, analytic hierarchy process
Issue Date: 7-Jul-2015
Citation: ABDUL RAHIM BIN ABDUL HAMID (2015-07-07). ECOLOGICAL NETWORKS: THEIR APPLICATION FOR BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION IN AN URBANIZED ENVIRONMENT. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: THE CONCEPT OF ECOLOGICAL NETWORKS IS NOT NEW IN THE FIELD OF ECOLOGICAL SCIENCE. HOWEVER, THE TRANSLATION OF ITS CONCEPTS INTO REALITY HAS MAINLY BEEN CARRIED OUT BY EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN CITIES WHOSE CLIMATE IS LARGELY TEMPERATE, AND WHOSE URBAN FORM ARE PREDOMINANTLY LOW DENSITY AND SPRAWLING. THE UNIQUE SITUATION OF SINGAPORE BEING BOTH A CITY-STATE AND HAVING A RICH TROPICAL BIODIVERSITY WARRANTS LOOKING AT THIS CONCEPT FURTHER, PARTICULARLY IN RELATION TO THE PLANNING OF LANDSCAPES AND ECOSYSTEMS EMBEDDED WITHIN A HIGH-RISE AND HIGH-DENSITY CITY CONTEXT WITH A COMPACT URBAN FORM, EXACERBATED BY THE CONFLICTING NEEDS OF MIXED LAND USES WITHIN A LIMITED LAND AREA. THE AIM OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO DEVELOP A POTENTIAL URBAN ECOLOGICAL NETWORK FOR URBANISED AREAS SUCH AS SINGAPORE, THROUGH AN INTEGRATION OF THE SPATIAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SINGAPORE?S GREEN AREAS, APPLYING AN EXISTING ECOLOGICAL NETWORK FRAMEWORK TO FORMULATE AN ECOLOGICAL NETWORK, AND LAND USE CONSIDERATIONS. THE RE
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/122605
Appears in Collections:Ph.D Theses (Open)

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormatAccess SettingsVersion 
AbdulHamidARB.pdf17 MBAdobe PDF

OPEN

NoneView/Download

Page view(s)

125
checked on Nov 9, 2018

Download(s)

27
checked on Nov 9, 2018

Google ScholarTM

Check


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.