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Special Profile: Integrating ecology and the social sciences.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Philipson, J. & Lowe, P. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 10 papers providing information on the integration between ecology and social sciences. Topics covered include: contrastin...

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Integrating socio-economics and ecology: a taxonomy of quantitative methods and a review of their use in agro-ecology.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Cooke, I. R. & Queenborough, S. A. & Mattison, E. H. A. & Bailey, A. P. & Sandars, D. L. & Graves, A. R. & Morris, J. & Atkinson, P. W. & Trawick, P. & Freckleton, R. P. & Watkinson, A. R. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Answering many of the critical questions in conservation, development and environmental management requires integrating the social and natural science...

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Contrasting approaches to statistical regression in ecology and economics.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Armsworth, P. R. & Gaston, K. J. & Hanley, N. D. & Ruffell, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation and natural resource management challenges are as much social problems as biological ones. In recognition of this fact, ecologists and ec...

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100 Years of change: examining agricultural trends, habitat change and stakeholder perceptions through the 20th century.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Dallimer, M. & Tinch, D. & Acs, S. & Hanley, N. & Southall, H. R. & Gaston, K. J. & Armsworth, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The 20th century has witnessed substantial increases in the intensity of agricultural land management, much of which has been driven by policies to en...

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A novel, integrated approach to assessing social, economic and environmental implications of changing rural land-use: a case study of perennial biomass crops.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Haughton, A. J. & Bond, A. J. & Lovett, A. A. & Dockerty, T. & Sünnenberg, G. & Clark, S. J. & Bohan, D. A. & Sage, R. B. & Mallott, M. D. & Mallott, V. E. & Cunningham, M. D. & Riche, A. B. & Shield, I. F. & Finch, J. W. & Turner, M. M. & Karp, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concern about climate change and energy security is stimulating land-use change, which in turn precipitates social, economic and environmental respons...

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Valuing nature-conservation interests on agricultural floodplains.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Rouquette, J. R. & Posthumus, H. & Gowing, D. J. G. & Tucker, G. & Dawson, Q. L. & Hess, T. M. & Morris, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecosystem approach and evaluation of ecosystem services is gaining increasing attention from scientists, practitioners and policy makers. An impor...

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Modelling the coupled dynamics of moorland management and upland vegetation.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Chapman, D. S. & Termansen, M. & Quinn, C. H. & Jin NanLin & Bonn, A. & Cornell, S. J. & Fraser, E. D. G. & Hubacek, K. & Kunin, W. E. & Reed, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is widely appreciated that management shapes the dynamics of many ecological systems, but ecologists rarely consider the reverse interaction, that ...

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Can managers inform models? Integrating local knowledge into models of red deer habitat use.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Irvine, R. J. & Fiorini, S. & Yearley, S. & McLeod, J. E. & Turner, A. & Armstrong, H. & White, P. C. L. & Wal, R. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecologically based wildlife-habitat models provide only limited explanations of the observed data because they do not take account of the way in ...

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The spatial aggregation of organic farming in England and its underlying environmental correlates.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Gabriel, D. & Carver, S. J. & Durham, H. & Kunin, W. E. & Palmer, R. C. & Sait, S. M. & Stagl, S. & Benton, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Given the current debate on the global food crisis, conservation in Europe is expected to shift from maximizing biodiversity at the expense of yield t...

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Geographical variation in carbon dioxide fluxes from soils in agro-ecosystems and its implications for life-cycle assessment.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Koerber, G. R. & Edwards-Jones, G. & Hill, P. W. & Milài Canals, L. & Nyeko, P. & York, E. H. & Jones, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Exchange of carbon dioxide (CO2) from soils can contribute significantly to the global warming potential (GWP) of agro-ecosystems. Due to variations i...

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