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Repurposing open-source data from weather radars to reduce the costs of aerial waterbird surveys.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Rogers, R. M. & Buler, J. & Clancy, T. & Campbell, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Aerial counts are the primary means of monitoring waterbird populations. A valid population assessment requires a significant proportion of the popula...

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Evaluation of aerial surveys of ptarmigan Lagopus species.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Pelletier, L. & Krebs, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1990-96 to evaluate the reliability of aerial surveys to monitor trends in the breeding population density of ptarmigan L...

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Digital video aerial surveys of marine birds and mammals at Solway Firth SPA: February 2021.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Pavat, D. & Harker, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

NatureScot and Natural England commissioned HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) to undertake a high-resolution digital video aerial survey for mari...

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Inferring habitat suitability and spread patterns from large-scale distributions of an exotic invasive pasture grass in north Australia.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Petty, A. M. & Setterfield, S. A. & Ferdinands, K. B. & Barrow, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The understanding of large-scale patterns in expanding populations of alien invasive plants can be used to infer the environmental limiting factors, h...

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Surveys of Falmouth Bay to St Austell Bay SPA Winter 2020/21.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rogerson, K. & Williams, A. J. & McGovern, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report summarises the findings of surveys conducted in winter 2020/21 to determine the distribution and numbers of the qualifying features of the...

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NatureScot Research Report 1256 - Aerial surveys of seals in Scotland during the harbour seal moult, 2016-2019.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Morris, C. D. & Duck, C. D. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the latest results of the survey on the population size and distribution harbour seals (Phoca vitulina)around Scotland in context...

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A view from above: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) provide a new tool for assessing liana infestation in tropical forest canopies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Waite, C. E. & Heijden, G. M. F. van der & Field, R. & Boyd, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forests store and sequester large quantities of carbon, mitigating climate change. Lianas (woody vines) are important tropical forest compone...

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Rapid assessment of rat eradication after aerial baiting.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Samaniego-Herrera, A. & Anderson, D. P. & Parkes, J. P. & Aguirre-Muñoz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eradication of introduced rodents on islands is increasingly implemented as a conservation tool. Aerial baiting, currently the main eradication techni...

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Drone-based structure-from-motion photogrammetry captures grassland sward height variability.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Forsmoo, J. & Anderson, K. & Macleod, C. J. A. & Wilkinson, M. E. & Brazier, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands deliver a range of ecosystem services, including the provision of food and biodiversity, and regulation of soil carbon storage and hydrolog...

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Land classification for management planning in the Luangwa Valley of Zambia.

Published online: 12 Jan 1970

Authors: Astle, W. L. & Webster, R. & Lawrance, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The Luangwa Valley is about 700 km long and up to 90 km wide, and contains about 15, 000 km2 of game reserves where local overgrazing and overbrowsing...

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