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Forestry as a natural climate solution: the positive outcomes of negative carbon emissions.

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Watts, A. & D'amore, D. & McGuire, A. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Forests are considered a natural solution for mitigating climate change because they absorb and store atmospheric carbon. With Alaska boasting 129 mil...

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Crown of a Sitka spruce plantation: analysis and stochastic description of the developments of the branching structure.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Cochrane, L. A. & Ford, E. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number, length, angle, azimuth and compass bearing of whorl and interwhorl branches were measured in 1973 and 1976 for a plantation of P. sitchens...

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Measuring disturbance in tropical forests: a critique of the use of species-abundance models and indicator measures in general.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Watt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Methods of assessing tropical forest disturbance are discussed, and it is argued that the use of species-abundance models to assess whether a forest i...

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Site susceptibility, population development and dispersal of the pine beauty moth in a lodgepole pine forest in northern Scotland.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Watt, A. D. & Leather, S. R. & Stoakley, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data for Panolis flammea in a Pinus contorta forest for 1977-84 did not support the hypothesis that part of the forest was intrinsically more suscepti...

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The diversity and abundance of ants in relation to forest disturbance and plantation establishment in southern Cameroon.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Watt, A. D. & Stork, N. E. & Bolton, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical biodiversity is seriously threatened by deforestation but few studies have quantified its impact. We aimed to measure the impact of forest cl...

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Managing the long-term persistence of a rare cockatoo under climate change.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Harris, J. B. C. & Fordham, D. A. & Mooney, P. A. & Pedler, L. P. & Araújo, M. B. & Paton, D. C. & Stead, M. G. & Watts, M. J. & Akçakaya, H. R. & Brook, B. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Linked demographic-bioclimatic models are emerging tools for forecasting climate change impacts on well-studied species, but these methods have been u...

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Resolving patterns of population genetic and phylogeographic structure to inform control and eradication initiatives for brown rats Rattus norvegicus on South Georgia.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Piertney, S. B. & Black, A. & Watt, L. & Christie, D. & Poncet, S. & Collins, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The control and eradication of invasive species is a common management strategy to protect or restore native biodiversity. On South Georgia in the Sou...

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Novel coupling of individual-based epidemiological and demographic models predicts realistic dynamics of tuberculosis in alien buffalo.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Bradshaw, C. J. A. & McMahon, C. R. & Miller, P. S. & Lacy, R. C. & Watts, M. J. & Verant, M. L. & Pollak, J. P. & Fordham, D. A. & Prowse, T. A. A. & Brook, B. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing sophistication of population viability analysis has broadened our capacity to model population change while accounting for system complexit...

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Impact of forest management on insect abundance and damage in a lowland tropical forest in southern Cameroon.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Watt, A. D. & Stork, N. E. & McBeath, C. & Lawson, G. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rate of deforestation in West Africa was around 2% (12 000 km2) per annum during the 1980s, and recent evidence from Cameroon suggests that the ra...

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Effects of stress-induced changes in plant quality and host-plant species on the population dynamics of the pine beauty moth in Scotland: partial life tables of natural and manipulated populations.

Published online: 24 May 1988

Authors: Watt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The population behaviour of Panolis flammea was observed to determine whether the association between outbreaks and trees growing in deep peat sites i...

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