FRAGSTATS METRICS


This document contains a description of each metric computed in FRAGSTATS. Metrics are grouped into patch, class, and landscape metrics and according to the component of pattern they measure. Each metric is given in mathematical terms and described in narrative terms, and the measurement units and theoretical range in values are reported.


INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW

Patch Metrics

Class Metrics

Landscape Metrics

General Comments


AREA/DENSITY/EDGE METRICS


SHAPE METRICS


CORE AREA METRICS


ISOLATION/PROXIMITY METRICS


CONTRAST METRICS


CONTAGION/INTERSPERSION METRICS


CONNECTIVITY METRICS


DIVERSITY METRICS


LITERATURE CITED