Laszlo Orloci's Statistical Ecology Webpage


Statistical Ecology: the quantitative exploration of Nature to verify the expected and to reveal the unexpected

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This page presents a selection of the scholarly works of Laszlo Orloci in Statistical Ecology. The objective of Statistical Ecology is the detection and description of patterns, pattern parameters, pattern parameter oscillations in time and space in ecosystems under natural and artificially forcing, and the identification of the forcing variables and their strength. The following combinations of keywords and key phrases suggest the covered subjects:

assembly; assembly parameters; assembly rules; attractor; attractor oscillations; catena; climate; climate warming; climate warming cycles; clustering; community assembly; community assembly rules; community elements; complex; data; differential equations; disassembly; diversity; diversity partition; ecological statistics; ecology, statistics, statistical ecology; ecosystem; ecosystem energetics; ecosystem process; emergent structure; energy; energy based entropy; energy based entropy; energy footprints; energy parameters resonator complex; energy structure; entropy; entropy order alpha; environment; environment energy footprint; environmental mediation; environmental signal; experiment; experiment design; extreme points; flexible approach; flexible sampling; flexible statistical analysis; ghost structure; global change; global warming; hierarchical releve; hierarchy; identification; information; information order alpha; integral functions; mediation; Monte Carlo experiment; multiscale; multiscale statistics; multiscale trajectory analysis; multivariate; multivariate statistical ecology; multivariate statistics; ordination; palynomorph; palynomorph spectrum; palynomorph taxa; palynomorph type; parameter; parameter oscillations; pattern; pattern dynamics; phylogeny; phylogeny energy footprint; phylogeny signal; process stability; product moments; quantum ecology; quantum theory; resonator; resonator complex; regularity; regularity conditions; succession; signal; signal theory; simulation; spectrum; stability; statistical analysis; statistical multiscaling multiscaling; statistics; succession chronosere; successive approximation; successive approximation statistical ecology; survey; system; system moments; temperature chronosere; trajectory; trajectory analysis; univariate; vegetation; vegetation chronosere; vegetation community; vegetation community energetics; vegetation elements; vegetation process.

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Part 1
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Füzér in Palócföld - a site of László’s informative years. 
The dramatic landscape is teaching the power of vistas 
which amalgamate the remote details into patterns of 
decreasing complexity as the view is fading into the 
horizon.

Laszlo Orloci's recent works 
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each title.



 

Diversit y analy sis, holistic energetics, and statistics. The resonator complex model of the vegetation stand.

Orlóci, L. 2015. Diversity analysis, holistic energetics, and statistics. The resonator complex model of the vegetation stand. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online edition: https://www.createspace.com/5783923


The book presents results from a conceptual analysis of disorder-based entropy (DBE) and energy-based entropy (EBE). DBE is the central disorder scalar in diversity analysis and EBE in holistic energetics. As such DBE and EBE are well conditioned, dialect-defining quantities in statistics. DBE and EBE are not interchangeable functions. Why? DBE is parameterised by probabilities taken from the elementary population level, but EBE takes probabilities form the holistic level of the vegetation stand itself. Seamless adaption of concepts and terminology in stand-level community ecology permeates the entire text. Key references are listed, and a complete step-by-step example included in the Appendices.

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Statistical quantum ecology: Essays on the resonator complex model of the vegetation stand

Orlóci, L. 2016. Statistical quantum ecology. Essays on the resonator complex model of the vegetation stand . SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition: https://createspace.com/ 6509504

Five of my earlier essays are bound into one in this volume. The essays introduce a family of novel conceptual tools for use in proxy scaling of the stand’s potential energy level. The stand is considered for modelling as a resonator complex. The model’s characteristic functions, written for energy-based entropy, are probability based and specific to historic phylogeny, current environmental mediation, and the ubiquitous chance effects. The approach is holistic and multi-scale. Survey type ecological data can be used to determine the parameters of the characteristic functions. As a paradigm defining novelty in ecological energetic studies, the focus of interest is moved from the problem area of calorific flow to the space-time structural dynamic of the stand’s potential energy.

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Quantum Ecology 2nd ed.

The infusion of quantum theoretical principles allows the study focus of ecological energetics to shift from the conventional calorific (trophic) flow in ecosystems to the potential energy structure of the vegetation. The books contents cover the theory and techniques in a unique account centred on the energy equation. The equation’s component terms define energy footprints specific to ecology’s basic processes, such as historic phylogeny, current environmental mediation of transience, and chance. What gives practical value to the energy equation is its ability to be parameterised by the usual type of survey or experimental data.

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Energy-based vegetation mapping 

Orlóci, L. 2015. Energy-based vegetation mapping. A case study in statistical quantum ecology. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition. 

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Quantum Ecology provides the tools needed to map the vegetation’s energy structure onto a ground grid. The mapping parameters are components of the energy structure issuing from historic phylogeny, current environmental forcing, and ubiquitous chance events.  Concomitant instability maps reveal increased energy structural stability under decreasing species richness.

The book presents further details of a new paradigm intended for statistical studies of stand-level vegetation energetics.  The approach is holistic and the techniques are quantum ecological.  The case study’s objective is stand-level vegetation mapping by energy criteria. Since the vegetation process is conceived as an energy structural phenomenon, the obvious choice for mapping is an energy structural component.

The book’s classification model assumes a three-parted structure with components issuing from historic phylogeny, current environmental mediation, and the ubiquitous random events. The modus operandi is simple: isolate the structural components analytically, construct the maps for display on the sampling grid, then probe the maps and other numeric results for generalizable regularities. Regarding the data base, most types of vegetation survey data are admissible.


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Orlóci, L. 2014. The vegetation process. A holistic study of long-term community energetics in East Beringia. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online edition https://createspace.com/4760258

Process, as the Boouses this term, implies simultaneous execution of two fundamental functions in the continuity. One creates complexity, the other reduces it. Ecologists refer to these as community assembly and disassembly. The process requires energy input which determines the momentary potential energy state of the community. This is measurably true in terms of Max Planck’s energy-based entropy. We find potential energy increasing when new species (taxa, community elements) are added to or others proliferate in the community, and decreasing when s
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Quantum analysis of primary succession

Orlóci, L. 2013. Quantum analysis of primary succession. The energy structure of a vegetation chronosere in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition: 

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The book revisits the classical idea that the potential energy structure of primary succession is a seamless fusion of footprints specific to basic processes which operate on all scales – phylogeny, environmental mediation, and chance. The idea is tested in quantum analysis of a vegetation  chronosere on cinder in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park.
       
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On the energy structure of plant communities

Orlóci, L. 2013. On the energy structure of natural vegetation. In search for community governance rules. SCADA Publishing, London, Canada. Expanded Online Edition: https://www.createspace.com/4153484

Vegetation Science meets quantum theory in the energy-based entropy model of this book. The model is based on Max Planck's postulate that potential energy and entropy are interchangeable parameters in resonator complexes. What is a typical outcome of the model in vegetation studies? The model hands users a set of entropy estimates and probabilities based on which the strength and uniqueness of a metacommunity's energy structure can be characterised in comparative terms.

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Statistical multiscaling in dynamic ecology

Orlóci, L. 2012. Statistical multiscaling in dynamic ecology: Probing the long-term vegetation process for patterns of parameter oscillation. Scada Publishing, London. 94 p. Revised Online edition:  https://createspace.com/3830594

The Book's conceptualisation of multiscaling theory presents the Next Step in the study of the long-term vegetation process. The context is statistical and the process generating events have proxy in the compositional transitions of the palynological spectra. Familiarity with multiscaling is not a pre-requisite. The reader shall learn from the examples how multiscaling techniques helped to identify the self-similar (fractal) nature of the process, isolate low and high instability phases, locate hotspots of compositional transitions, and link these to delayed climatic effects. He or she shall also learn how to gauge process homeomorphy among sites, isolate the random and directed effects found braided into the process, and do much more within a broad yet formal probabilistic framework. The Book's contents are taken in part from a graduate course offered in the Ecology program at UFRGS in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The examples use palynological spectra from sites on the Hungarian Great Plain and in the adjacent Carpathian Mountains. Application programs are available from the author.
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Statistical ecology

Orlóci, L. 2012. Statistical Ecology. The quantitative exploration of nature to reveal the unexpected. Scada Publishing, London. 369 p. Expanded and revised Online Edition:
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The book's motto "The quantitative exploration of Nature to reveal the unexpected" captures its essence. The contents traverse survey and experimental applications in univariate and multivariate analysis in ecology and related fields. Reasoned choices are emphasized, innovations encouraged, and regularity conditions that have to be met identified. The contents are arranged in 21 chapters on 397 pages. Recommended prerequisites: advanced training in community and population ecology and a 1st year course or equivalent in college mathematics. No previous course in statistics is assumed. For information of the downloadable External Appendix please contact lorloci@uwo.ca .The Appendix includes technical manual (.pdf format) for scores of specialized executable programs (.exe format) and data files which were taken from the exercises in the main text.

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Flexible computing in statistical ecology

Orlóci. L. 2011. Flexible Computing in Statistical Ecology. Scada Publishing, London. 138 p. Online Edition:
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The Book describes more than 40 executable (.exe) computer programs and presents examples of application which correspond to the examples included in Statistical Ecology*. The programs are flexibly problem specific and conversational. They allow option-driven selective access to specific statistical tasks. Linkages are possible through standard output and input. The description includes in each case a brief introduction, a record of the start up dialogue, and detailed record input and output sets. The source code is in True Basic. The programs are compiled and linked on a 32 bit Windows XP system and tested up to Windows 7. The executable program library, data files and a note to users are distributed free of charge to purchasers of the Technical Manual. Requests for download information should be directed to the URL address lorloci@uwo.ca. Prior to running the application programs, installation of a recent version of True Basic (see Internet for sources) on the user's system is strongly advised.

ISBN/EAN13: 1460972953 / 9781460972953
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Self-organization and mediated transience in plant communities

Orlóci, L. 2012. Self-organisation and mediated transience in plant communities. Scada Publishing, London. 70 p. Revised Online Edition:  distributed by CreateSpace. https://createspace.com/3585127

A novel, signal theoretical solution is sketched out for the ecological problem of how to identify and quantitatively express the assembly rules of plant communities. A case study for testing the solution leads to the astonishing conclusion that the phylogenetic signal outperforms the current environmental signal in intensity close to 7 to 1. This indicates high stability and low inclination to environment mediated transience in the community.

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Orlóci, L. 1978. Multivariate analysis in vegetation research. W. Junk BV, the Hague. 451 p.

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 0a.  Orlóci, L  2012.  A life of statistical ecology -- talk at the 2012 June 27 telesymposium held at the University of Guelph, Canada.
0b.  Orlóci, L. Facebook conversation on Canada Day 2012.
0c.  Orlóci, l. 2012. US presidential election - 2012. 
0d. Orlóci, L  2013.  Women's rights and the middle class in Western societies. 
0e. Orlóci, L. 2011. Social Progress in America – an Outsider’s Impressions. Facebook August 25, 2011. 
0. Orlóci, L. 2012. March with Hungary. – recent events that few expected to occur within the EU.

1a. Orlóci, L. 2015. Energy-based vegetation mapping. A case study in statistical quantum ecology. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition.

1b. Orlóci, L. 2014. The vegetation process. A holistic study of long-term community energetics in East Beringia. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition:  https://createspace.com/4760258

1. Orlóci, L. 2013. Quantum Ecology. The energy structure and its analysis. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition: https://createspace.com/4406077 

2. Orlóci, L. 2013. Quantum analysis of primary succession. The energy structure of a vegetation chronosere in Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition:

https://createspace.com/4452597

3. Orlóci, L. 2013. On the Energy Structure of Natural vegetation. In search for community governance rules. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Enlarged Online Edition: https://createspace.com/4153484

4. Orlóci, L. 2012. Self-organisation and Mediated Transience in Plant Communities. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Enlarged Online Edition:https://createspace.com/3585127

5. Orlóci, L. 2011. Statistical Ecology. The quantitative exploration of nature to reveal the unexpected. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition: https://createspace.com/3476529 

6a. Orlóci. L. 2011. Problem flexible computing in statistical ecology. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition: https://www.createspace.com/3574792


6b. Ortlóci, L. 2009. Multi-scale trajectory analysis: powerful conceptual tool for understanding ecological change. Frontiers of Biology in China 4: 158-179.

7. Orlóci, L. 2012. Statistical multiscaling in dynamic ecology. Probing the long-term vegetation process for patterns of parameter oscillations. SCADA Publishing, Canada. Online Edition: https://createspace.com/3830594


7a. Orlóci, L.and K.S. He. 2009. On Governance in the long-term vegetation process:How to discover the rules? Frontiers of Biology in China 4: 557-568. -- Online First Volume 4, No.4, September.

7b. Orlóci, L. 2008. Vegetation displacement issues and transition statistics in climate warming cycle. Community Ecology 9: 83-98.

8. Orlóci, L., V.D. Pillar, and M. Anand. 2006. Multiscale analysis of palynological records: new possibilities. Community Ecology 7:53-68.

9. Orlóci, L. 2006. Diversity partitions in 3-way sorting: functions, Venn diagram mappings, typical additive series, and examples. Community Ecology 7:253-259. – focus is on the partition functions; a complement to the 2002 biodiversity paper. 

10. Orlóci, L., V. D. Pillar, M. Anand, and H. Behling. 2002. Some interesting characteristics of the vegetation process. Community Ecology.

11. Orlóci, L., M. Anand, and V. D. Pillar. 2002. Biodiversity analysis: issues, concepts, techniques. Community Ecology. Community Ecology 3: 217-236. – a discussion of biodiversity analysis and a detailed account of the approach in which biodiversity is measured, partitioned into independent components, and explained in terms of factor effects.

12. Orlóci, L. 2001. Prospects and expectations: reflections on a science in change. Community Ecology 2: 187-196.

13. Orlóci, L. 2001. Pattern dynamics: an essay concerning principles, techniques, and applications. Community Ecology 2:1-15. – pattern theory on a nutshell.

14. Orlóci, L. 2000. From Order to Causes. A personal view, concerning the principles of syndynamics. Internet Publication.

15. Orlóci, L. 1994. Global warming: the process and its anticipated phytoclimatic effects in temperate and cold zone. Coenoses 9: 69-74.

16. Orlóci, L., M. Anand and X. S. He. 1993. Markov chain: a realistic model for temporal coenosere? Biométrie-Praximétrie 33:7-26. – original exposition of method for the determination of transition probabilities from relevé data.

17. Pillar, De Patta V. and L. Orlóci. 1993. Character-based Vegetation Analysis: the Theory and an Application Program. Ecological Computations Series (ECS): Vol. 5. SPB Academic Publishing bv, The Hague, The Netherlands. – monograph and a very fast computer program in C.

18. Orlóci, L. and J. Tuskó. 1955. A soproni hegyvidék fenvesítésének eredményeiböl. Erdőmérnökhallgatók dolgozata a növénytani-szakkör keretében. Erdőmérnöki Főiskola Közleményei, Sopron.

19. Short Course UFRGS I – cleaned up lecture notes on vegetation dynamics, including technical appendices and addenda. 1993-1994.

20. Orlóci, L. 1991. Entropy and Information. Ecological Computations Series: Vol. 3. SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague. – detailed account of techniques, examples of application and a computer program.

21. Orlóci, L. 1991. On character-based plant community analysis: choice, arrangement, comparison. Coenoses 6: 103-107. – a discussion of species free character based community analysis, arguments in favour the hierarchical character arrangement for the receptive student.

22. Orlóci, L. 1991. CONAPACK: A program for Canonical Analysis of Classification Tables. Ecological Computations Series: Vol. 4. SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague. – detailed account of techniques, examples of application and a computer program.

23. Feoli, E. and L. Orlóci (eds.) 1991. Computer Assisted Vegetation Analysis. Kluwer Academic Publishers, London. -- a broad account of advances in a changing field and exposition of views that characterize the changes.

24. Orlóci, L. 1991. Ecological Programs for Instructional Computing on the Macintosh. Ecological Computations Series: Vol. 2. SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague. -- scores of useful programs from the author research library described.

25. Orlóci, L. and M. Orlóci. 1990. Edge detection in vegetation: Jornada revisited. Journal of Vegetation Science 1:311-324. – method outlined by which the sharpness of transitions can be measured and edges recognized in vegetation and environment.

26. Orlóci, L. and V. de Patta Pillar. 1989. On sample size optimality in ecosystem survey. Biométrie-Praximétrie. 29:173-184.

27. Orlóci, L. 1986. Geometric Models in Ecology. In: J. T. Barrett (ed.), Contemporary Classics, pp. 213. ISI Press, Philadelphia.

28. Orlóci, L. 1978. Multivariate Analysis in Vegetation research. 2nd ed. W. Junk, The Hague.

29. Fewster, P. H. and L. Orlóci. 1978. Stereograms to aid group recognition and trend identification in vegetation data. Can. J. Bot. 56: 162-165.

30. Orlóci, L. 1974. Revisions for the Bray and Curtis ordination. Can. J. Bot. 52:1773-1776. – first application of projective geometric principles in ordination.

31. Orlóci, L. 1967. Data centring: a review and evaluation with reference to component analysis. Syst. Zool. 16:208-212. – presentation of the duality principle in component analysis, first introduced in Orlóci (1966).

32. Orlóci, L. 1966. Geometric models in ecology. I. The theory and application of some ordination methods. J. Ecol. 54:193-215. – first exposition of the duality principal in component analysis.

33. Orlóci, L. 1965. The Coastal Western Hemlock Zone on the south-western British Columbia Mainland. Vegetation-environmental patterns and ecosystem classification. In: V.J. Krajina (ed.), Ecology of Western North America. Vol. 1, pp. 18-34.

34. A "Warming" cikk Magyar fordítása.

35. Behling, H. V.D. Pillar, L. Orlóci, and S. G. Bauermann. 2004. Late Quaternary Araucaria forest, grassland (Campos), fire and climate dynamics, studied by high-resolution pollen, charcoal and multivariate analysis of the Cambará do Sul core in southern Brazil. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 203: 277-297.

36. Orlóci, L. 1978. Multivariate analysis in vegetation research. Junk B.V., The Hague.

37. Podani, J. 2010. Taxonomy in Evolutionary Perspective. Synbiologia Hungarica.

38. Mason, J. 1990. The greenhouse effect and global warming. Information Office, British Coal, C.R.E. Stoke Orchard, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, U.K. GL52 4RZ.

40. Max Plank's 1901 paper introduces the notion of discontinuous energy quanta and energy based entropy. 

41. Orlóci, L. and W. Stanek. 1980. Vegetation survey of the Alaska Highway, Yukon Territory: types and gradients. Vegetatio 41:1-56.
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1001. ZIVA interview.
1002. Publications
1003. Curriculum vitae
1004. Életrajz
1005. Polanyi, J.C. 1999. The governance of science. p. 161-169. TRSC SeriesVI, Volume X.
1006. Citation
1007. Co-authors
1008. Fey, T.C. 1918. Illustrated key to the Western Sphagnaceae. The Bryologist XXI, pp. 37-48.
1009. Ice-Age on Mauna Kea
1010. Jurassic tree 1
1011. Jurassic tree 2
1012. Beliczay, P. 2010. Emplékerdő 1
1013. Beliczay, P. 2010. Emplékerdő. 1



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Part 2
Marta Mihaly's section
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Gyímesbükk in Székelyföld - Márta's ancestral land.




Marta Mihaly's recent books
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Reflections
Personal memoirs in English

In the book are my reflections which dissect events that Providence left on my path and my memory preserved over the years. Some are happy, which I embrace with pride and satisfaction. Others are sad, I would rather not have. But the choice is no longer mine. History cannot be undone.
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Hawai'i - Emlékezéseim
A Szigetek természetes szépsége és a Hawaii nép melegsége örökre elbűvölte az írót. Könyvében szélesen rátekint a szigetek keletkezésére, gazdag helyi biotájára és népének történetére. Sajátos narativja igen alkalmas ezirányú érzelmei átadására épp úgy mint a mélyről fakadó környezeti és tarsadalmi kritikák megfogalmazására. A könyv több mint 150 képpel illusztrált.

In the well-crafted Hungarian narrative the author tells a rich story of the land she considers her second home, the Hawaiian Islands, and its people. The story opens broad vistas of the natural beauty of the Islands and the history of its inhabitants weaving the story’s tread from well before Hawaii became an American possession. The author’s original pictures taken over 40 years enliven the presentation.  


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Vándorlások
E könyv megírásárra élményeim és tapasztalataim megosztása, anyanyelvem ápolása és székelynépem kissebbségi sorsának ismertetése ösztönzött. Életem legnagyobb részet kűlföldön tőltöttem . Magyarországon csak 10 évet éltem. A könvben családom történetét mesélem el leányomnak és unokáimnak.

The main text is in Magyar. English title: Wanderings  
In this autobiographic work, the author narrates an epic story. It is of the Mihály family forced into migrations by the great depression, a lost war and a failed revolution. The path leads from their ancient homeland in Transylvania (Székelyföld) to Hungary and eventually to North America. The author is a forest engineer (BSF, DFE). She lives with her husband in the Canadian city of London in the Great Lakes Region.


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ISBN-10: 1466344636

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Csíksomlyói zarándoklat

E könyvecske az olvasó elé tárja a 40 esztendő utáni visszatérésem élményeit és felébreszti a gyermekkori szép élményeimet nagyszüleimmel.

The main text is in Magyar. English title: Pilgrimage to CsiksomlyóThe book gives an emotion filled account of the authors return after four decades to her homeland (Transylvania) to visit the ancient holy site (Csíksomlyó) to which she is tied by the memory of pilgrimages with grandparents in her youth.

ISBN-13: 978-1466317222 
ISBN-10: 1466317221

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Papago Indiánok az óriáskaktusz országában

A könyv tartalma a Papago nemzet őstörténetével és társadalmi életével foglalkozik. Ismerettára könyvtári és helyszíni kutatásokra alapozott. Ilyen részletességgel elsőként mutatja be a Papago kúltúra gazdagságát a Magyar olvasónak. A szerző diplomás erdőmérnök (DFE, Sopron) és forester (BSF, The University of British Columbia). A Papago-k történetével akadémikus és szerző férjével az Arizona-ban eltőltött szabatikai éve során kerűlt kapcsolatba.

The main text is in Magyar. English title: "Papago Indians in the Land of the Giant Cactus".The book's topic is the history and the social life of the Papago nation from ancient times to present. The book's contents are based on library and field research. The Papago culture is presented the first time for Hungarian readers. The level of presentation is 'popular science'. 

ISBN-13: 978-1466282421
ISBN-10: 1466282428

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Kína a Selyemúton
"Kína a Selyemúton" könyvecske két részből áll. Az első, a császárkori bölcselkedéseket, vallási hagyományokat és azoknak társadalmi és müvészeti hatásait tárgyalja. Ezek a folyamatos császári uralomnak az alapjai. A második rész müvészetük valós, jellegzetes kínai szépségéről, a nők sorsáról és emberi problémákról szól. A megfigyeléseim a kínai útazásom személyes élményeire épülnek. Sok kép beillesztésével probálom a látottak hangulatát visszavarázsolni.

The main text is in Magyar. English title: On the Silk Road in China  
The first part of the book narrates the historical background on which the continuity of the imperial Chinese state is based. The second part speaks of the people and their cultures, focusing on the historical times on the Silk Road. This book is offered as a primer to the Silk Road and travel guide from Beijing to Ürümqi.

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ISBN-10: 1479163821

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List of Márta's selected writings

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1014 Mihály, M. 2008. Erdőkeresők. Kapocs.
1015 Mihály, M. 2007. From Sopron-UBC to two ntional Academies. Lecture presenting the professiona career of L. Orlóci. 50th Anniversary Symposium, Forestry Faculty, UBC, Vancouver
1016. Bugaci Gedeon Tanya & Szűcs Dezső 2010
1017. Citation MO
2018a. Mihály, M. 2012. Kína a Selyemúton. SCADA, London
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