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Peat temperature regime of a Minnesota bog and the effect of canopy removal.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Brown, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperatures were measured at four depths in a strip clear-cut black spruce bog to determine the effect of forest canopy removal. Canopy removal had n...

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Effects of moor-draining on the hydrology and vegetation of northern Pennine blanket bog.

Published online: 25 Apr 1992

Authors: Stewart, A. J. A. & Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-table depths on high-level blanket bog were compared at different distances from moor-drains and with depths on nearby undrained bog. Cover-abun...

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Potential emission reduction of greenhouse gases in Frisian peat meadow area: water management and soil management measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Akker, J. J. H. van den & Massop, H. T. L. & Rietra, R. P. J. J.

Content type: Bulletin

In Friesland, the total area of peat soils is 58 569 ha, of which 22 197 ha has a thin clay deck and 36 342 without clay deck. Peat soils with a thin ...

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Restoration of drained peatlands in southern Finland: initial effects on vegetation change and CO2 balance.

Published online: 02 Dec 1999

Authors: Komulainen, V. M. & Tuittila, E. S. & Vasander, H. & Laine, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Components of the CO2 balance for a drained minerotrophic fen and a drained ombrotrophic bog in Finland were measured for permanent plots using static...

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Development of Sphagnum fallax diaspores on bare peat with implications for the restoration of cut-over bogs.

Published online: 13 May 1999

Authors: Buttler, A. & Grosvernier, P. & Matthey, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growth of Sphagnum fallax was studied in a greenhouse experiment. Capitulum diaspores of S. fallax were cultivated on 5 different types of bare pe...

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Plant traits, biotopes and urbanization dynamics explain the survival of endangered urban plant populations.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Planchuelo, G. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With accelerating urbanization, the urban contribution to biodiversity conservation becomes increasingly important. Previous research shows that citie...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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A maximum-minimum recorder for shallow water tables, developed for ecohydrological studies on mires.

Published online: 02 Mar 1995

Authors: Bragg, O. M. & Hulme, P. D. & Ingram, H. A. P. & Johnston, J. P. & Wilson, A. I. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A new, low-cost field instrument for determination of water levels, which records the highest and lowest levels attained between site visits, is descr...

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Peatland carbon finance scoping study.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Tribe, N. & Drake, D. & Isaac, D. & Scholz, E. M. & Worfolk, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peat soils in England store a vast quantity of organic material that has the potential to emit greenhouse gases (GHG) (HMG. 2021c). Emissions from deg...

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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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