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Experimental trampling of vegetation. I. Relationship between trampling intensity and vegetation response.

Published online: 24 Mar 1995

Authors: Cole, D. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experimental trampling, to simulate recreational use, was conducted in 18 vegetation types (including coniferous and deciduous forests. dwarf scrub, m...

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Trade-off between vegetation type, soil erosion control and surface water in global semi-arid regions: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu GaoLin & Liu YiFan & Cui Zeng & Liu Yu & Shi ZhiHua & Yin Rui & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion control and water resource protection can closely interact during restoration of terrestrial ecosystems. In semi-arid ecosystems, an urge...

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Assessment of vegetation change at Thrislington Plantation NNR, County Durham.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Robertson, H. J. & Gibson, C. W. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report reviews the assessment of vegetation change at Thrislington Plantation and makes recommendations for future monitoring. It gives an overvi...

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A model of the grazing of hill vegetation by sheep in the UK. I. The prediction of vegetation biomass.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Gordon, I. J. & Grant, S. A. & Hutchings, N. J. & Milne, J. A. & Sibbald, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A computer model is described which predicts monthly growth, senescence, litterfall and standing biomass of ungrazed herbage in seven dwarf shrub-domi...

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Landscape pivot points and responses to water balance in national parks of the southwest US.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Thoma, D. P. & Munson, S. M. & Witwicki, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A recent drying trend that is expected to continue in the southwestern US underscores the need for site-specific and near real-time understanding of v...

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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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Long-term impacts of ski piste management on alpine vegetation and soils.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Roux-Fouillet, P. & Wipf, S. & Rixen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Downhill skiing, the machine-grading of slopes and the use of artificial snow induce major disturbances to the environment of alpine ski resorts. Our ...

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The impact of cattle ranching on large-scale vegetation patterns in a coastal savanna in Tanzania.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Tobler, M. W. & Cochard, R. & Edwards, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of large-scale cattle ranching in African savanna vegetation has often been limited by problems of bush encroachment and disease (in parti...

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Reclamation strategies for mined forest soils and overstorey drive understorey vegetation.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Chen, H. Y. H. & Biswas, S. R. & Sobey, T. M. & Brassard, B. W. & Bartels, S. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understorey vegetation accounts for the majority of plant diversity in boreal forest ecosystems and contributes to ecosystem functioning. In restorati...

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The effect of management for red grouse shooting on the population density of breeding birds on heather-dominated moorland.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Tharme, A. P. & Green, R. E. & Baines, D. & Bainbridge, I. P. & O'Brien, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breeding birds, vegetation and moorland management were surveyed in 320 1-km squares on 122 estates in upland areas of eastern Scotland and northern E...

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