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The effect of coal surface mine reclamation on diurnal lepidopteran conservation.

Published online: 05 Sep 1996

Authors: Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diurnal lepidopteran and vegetational communities were surveyed on 18 reclaimed coal surface mines and 5 hardwood sites in Virginia during 1992 and 19...

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Effect of storage and reinstatement procedures on earthworm populations in soils affected by opencast coal mining.

Published online: 28 Jun 1988

Authors: Scullion, J. & Mohammed, A. R. A. & Richardson, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Earthworm populations were estimated in topsoil stored during opencast mining for coal and in replaced soil. Soil from the surface of storage heaps wa...

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Vegetation and soil development on coal mine spoils at high elevation in the Canadian Rockies.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Fyles, J. W. & Fyles, I. H. & Bell, M. A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecological development of reclaimed coal mine waste near the timberline in southeastern British Columbia was examined by comparing six sites reveg...

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Survival and growth of selected clones of birch and willow on restored opencast coal sites.

Published online: 19 Apr 1988

Authors: Good, J. E. G. & Williams, T. G. & Moss, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Results are presented from trials with Betula pendula, B. pubescens, Salix caprea and S. cinerea at 6 sites throughout Britain; the selected clones we...

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Long-term vegetation recovery on reclaimed coal surface mines in the eastern USA.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While reclamation of degraded landscapes is becoming increasingly common, few studies have investigated the long-term effects of reclamation efforts o...

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Revegetation of unreclaimed coal strip-mines in Oklahoma. I. Vegetation structure and soil properties.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Johnson, F. L. & Gibson, D. J. & Risser, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An investigation of 49 unreclaimed coal strip-mines between 10 and 70-yr old revealed that definite soil horizons had not yet formed but that chemical...

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Evidence-based restoration of freshwater biodiversity after mining: experience from Central European spoil heaps.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Kolar, V. & Tichanek, F. & Tropek, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-mining freshwater habitats can serve as secondary habitats for threatened species. Being globally plentiful, their efficient restoration should b...

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First-year development of plant communities originating from forest topsoils placed on southern Appalachian minesoils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Farmer, R. E., Jr. & Cunningham, M. & Barnhill, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In microplots, forest topsoils from mixed deciduous stands in the Cumberland Mountains of eastern Tennessee were spread over surface minesoils from th...

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Factors affecting the accumulation of nitrogen in colliery spoil.

Published online: 30 Nov 1988

Authors: Palmer, J. P. & Chadwick, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spoil N composition, DM yield, herbage N concentration and N yield were determined in Festuca rubra L. and Lolium perenne L. swards established on col...

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The value of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a substitute for topsoil in land reclamation. I. Field studies.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Chu, L. M. & Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The suitability of pulverized refuse fines (PRF) as a topsoil substitute in the reclamation of colliery spoil and urban clearance areas was studied in...

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