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West Penwith ecohydrological investigation and characterisation - site visit report: phase 3 2020-21.

Published online: 16 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Mile, E. & Gasca, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report summarizes the field visits of all 11 valley mire sites being considered for inclusion in the SSSI to verify the findings of the desk-stud...

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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. 2. The annual cycle of soil moisture change and derived estimates of evaporation.

Published online: 08 Jan 1964

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In continued work [cf. F.A. 25 No. 54], tensiometers and electrical resistance blocks were used to measure water tension and, indirectly, water conten...

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An Operational Landscape Unit approach for identifying key landscape connections in wetland restoration.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Verhoeven, J. T. A. & Soons, M. B. & Janssen, R. & Omtzigt, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nature conservation and restoration traditionally focus on protecting individual sites. In parts of the world where the natural landscape has been sev...

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West Penwith ecohydrological investigation and characterisation: phase 3 2020-21.

Published online: 18 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Miles, E. & Gasca, D. & Hardisty, L. & Todd, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this report is to (1) identify areas of land that significantly influence the hydrology of the 11 mires in West Penwith, Cornwall identifie...

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Increased sediment deposition triggered by climate change impacts freshwater pearl mussel habitats and metapopulations.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Baldan, D. & Kiesel, J. & Hauer, C. & Jähnig, S. C. & Hein, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera is a benthic organism sensitive to hydrological regime alterations and habitat degradation dri...

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Do agri-environment schemes result in improved water quality?

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Jones, J. I. & Murphy, J. F. & Anthony, S. G. & Arnold, A. & Blackburn, J. H. & Duerdoth, C. P. & Hawczak, A. & Hughes, G. O. & Pretty, J. L. & Scarlett, P. M. & Gooday, R. D. & Zhang, Y. S. & Fawcett, L. E. & Simpson, D. & Turner, A. W. B. & Naden, P. S. & Skates, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improved water quality, through a reduction in diffuse pollution from agricultural sources, is an expected benefit of agri-environment schemes, but th...

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Evaluation of the upland ecosystem service pilots: Annex 3. South Pennines.

Published online: 10 Apr 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Kirkup, B. & Maiden, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the findings from an evaluation of the South Pennines (England, UK) pilot project. The pilots were innovative in nature and were ...

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Ecohydrological Investigation and Characterisation of three proposed SSSI Units: Boswens North, Bussow Moor & Boswarva North West Penwith, Cornwall (2019).

Published online: 21 Jul 2022

Published by: Natural England

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report discusses the ecohydrological survey and suitably tailored hydrological and hydrogeological surveys of the surface water and groundwater c...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to evaluate the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Dudley, B. J. & Woods, H. & Miles, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is growing evidence suggesting that small sewage discharges (SSDs), in practice mainly septic tank systems but also including package treatment ...

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