Table 3. Data on the development of the degree of landscape fragmentation in the 44 rural districts, or counties, of Baden-Württemberg (excluding municipal roads); for the years 1966, 1977, and 1989, a comparison with and without noise bands was included. All values are based on the cutting-out (CUT) procedure.

Effective mesh size (meff; in km²), fragmentation level excluding municipal roads
Rural district
1930
1966
1966 with noise bands
1977
1977 with noise bands
1989
1989 with noise bands
change from 1930 to 1989 with noise bands
1998
2004
change from 1930 to 2004
Alb-Donau-Kreis
20.02
18.66
18.21
15.88
15.39
13.78
12.89
-36%
13.74
13.54
-32%
Baden-Baden
16.21
15.28
15.02
15.13
14.84
13.72
13.26
-18%
13.67
13.55
-16%
Biberach
12.49
11.98
11.98
11.07
11.04
10.52
10.39
-17%
10.51
10.25
-18%
Böblingen
12.66
9.98
9.61
8.85
8.02
8.81
6.88
-46%
8.82
8.11
-35%
Bodenseekreis
10.58
9.12
9.03
8.83
8.73
7.51
7.08
-33%
7.5
7.28
-31%
Breisg.-Hochschw.
38.80
29.54
29.23
27.80
26.88
27.80
26.40
-32%
27.66
26.82
-31%
Calw
23.11
20.46
20.46
20.05
20.03
18.66
18.53
-20%
18.49
18.34
-21%
Emmendingen
47.13
33.30
33.14
32.90
32.29
32.63
31.80
-33%
32.62
31.61
-33%
Enzkreis
9.99
7.12
6.76
6.46
5.98
6.09
5.46
-45%
6.02
5.83
-42%
Esslingen
20.27
10.54
9.73
8.75
7.72
8.16
6.50
-68%
8.16
7.82
-61%
Freiburg i. B., St.
12.55
9.69
8.99
9.57
8.34
9.05
7.67
-39%
9.03
8.13
-35%
Freudenstadt
28.86
26.90
26.89
26.64
26.64
26.54
26.35
-9%
26.43
25.91
-10%
Göppingen
35.98
15.70
14.95
15.46
14.65
11.60
10.32
-71%
11.57
11.48
-68%
Heidelberg, Stadt
11.89
7.26
6.63
5.57
5.15
5.45
4.97
-58%
5.40
5.34
-55%
Heidenheim
23.07
21.70
21.66
20.15
20.11
20.64
19.00
-18%
18.37
18.10
-22%
Heilbronn
17.03
11.25
10.93
8.63
7.78
8.39
7.08
-58%
8.19
7.86
-54%
Heilbronn, Stadt
9.77
4.07
4.00
3.41
2.67
3.30
2.04
-79%
3.22
3.08
-68%
Hohenlohekreis
13.14
10.17
10.17
9.94
9.90
8.99
8.60
-35%
8.94
8.58
-35%
Karlsruhe
18.22
11.20
10.61
11.27
10.51
9.37
8.17
-55%
9
8.02
-56%
Karlsruhe, Stadt
9.59
3.43
2.72
4.20
2.33
2.92
1.77
-82%
2.74
2.43
-75%
Konstanz
11.13
9.77
9.77
9.26
9.06
7.63
6.98
-37%
7.52
7.38
-34%
Lörrach
22.18
20.93
20.84
20.95
20.75
20.69
19.89
-10%
20.66
20.25
-9%
Ludwigsburg
8.21
7.24
6.92
6.03
5.56
5.10
4.47
-46%
5.05
4.62
-44%
Main-Tauber-Kr.
21.28
17.95
17.95
14.33
13.97
13.90
13.61
-36%
13.86
13.38
-37%
Mannheim
4.08
2.24
1.41
2.23
1.17
2.12
0.92
-77%
2.09
1.81
-56%
Neckar-Od.w.-Kr.
25.74
17.84
17.80
15.53
15.41
14.24
13.95
-46%
14.2
13.86
-46%
Ortenaukreis
57.33
53.17
52.78
47.20
46.25
46.22
44.47
-22%
46.13
44.55
-22%
Ostalbkreis
27.97
28.35
28.34
19.54
19.38
18.38
14.62
-48%
15.31
14.35
-49%
Pforzheim
8.46
6.68
5.79
6.13
4.85
5.95
4.52
-47%
5.9
5.81
-31%
Rastatt
23.53
19.12
18.92
18.66
18.27
18.49
17.70
-25%
18.4
17.66
-25%
Ravensburg
13.09
11.50
11.50
11.40
11.36
10.76
10.34
-21%
10.57
9.73
-26%
Rems-Murr-Kreis
19.51
13.72
13.40
12.38
12.12
11.94
11.43
-41%
11.8
11.56
-41%
Reutlingen
27.02
23.05
23.02
22.97
22.83
22.63
22.33
-17%
22.58
22.45
-17%
Rhein-Neckar-Kr.
17.24
10.17
9.89
8.15
7.03
7.74
6.19
-64%
7.71
7.12
-59%
Rottweil
23.23
16.04
16.04
14.29
14.29
12.56
11.72
-50%
12.84
11.68
-50%
Schwäbisch Hall
17.35
12.80
12.80
11.66
11.66
11.52
11.16
-36%
11.48
10.90
-37%
Schwarzw.-B.-Kr.
34.57
25.34
25.34
22.07
21.90
17.32
16.67
-52%
17.39
17.00
-51%
Sigmaringen
17.57
15.62
15.62
16.32
16.32
11.70
11.65
-34%
11.85
11.49
-35%
Stuttgart
10.97
4.25
3.16
4.35
3.22
2.92
1.72
-84%
3.34
2.52
-77%
Tübingen
23.06
20.18
20.04
19.67
18.98
17.95
16.59
-28%
17.9
17.59
-24%
Tuttlingen
22.70
21.08
21.08
20.18
19.87
17.64
16.79
-26%
17.61
17.32
-24%
Ulm
14.12
7.75
6.77
5.62
5.07
3.16
2.53
-82%
3.11
3.04
-78%
Waldshut
20.04
17.81
17.81
17.01
17.00
16.68
16.58
-17%
16.69
16.27
-19%
Zollernalbkreis
28.20
19.71
19.66
19.58
19.33
18.53
17.98
-36%
18.51
17.97
-36%