Theory and Language in Landscape Analysis, Planning, and Evaluation
A soft paradigm for landscape analysis is presented. This paradigm focuses on the analysis of function first, and then on structure. The objective is to determine which factors are operationally significant, how these factors bring about change, and how they define the spatial characteristics of landscapes.
THEORY AND LANGUAGE IN LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS, PLANNING, AND EVALUATION, in Landscape Ecology, Vol. 1, Number 4, October, 1988.