Brandt, Jesper3; Antrop, Marc4; de Blust, Geert4; Correia, Teresa Pinto4; Ramos, Isabel Loupa4; Kozová, Mária4; Papadimitriou, Fivos4; Van Eetvelde, Veerle4
1 Environmental Dynamics, Department of Science and Environment, Roskilde University2 The Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change, Roskilde University3 Department of Science and Environment, Roskilde University4 International Association for Landscape Ecology
The European Association for Landscape Ecology (EALE) groups landscape ecologists working on the specific problems of landscapes in Europe. The specificity of European landscapes, their history, use, conservation and constant change justify such an association besides the existing International Association (IALE) and its national chapters. The reasons have to do with the development of the scientific discipline of landscape ecology, with the concept landscape with its multiple interpretations, with the landscape characteristics of Europe and with the changing demands for research, planning and management in a rapidly transforming world.