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Turning old foes into new allies-harnessing drainage canals for biodiversity conservation in a desiccated European lowland region.

Published online: 14 Feb 2022

Authors: Tölgyesi, C. & Torma, A. & Bátori, Z. & Šeat, J. & Popović, M. & Gallé, R. & Gallé-Szpisjak, N. & Erdős, L. & Vinkó, T. & Kelemen, A. & Török, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage canals are widespread components of agricultural landscapes. Although canals have greatly contributed to biodiversity loss by desiccating wet...

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A scenario for impacts of water availability loss due to climate change on riverine fish extinction rates.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tedesco, P. A. & Oberdorff, T. & Cornu, J. F. & Beauchard, O. & Brosse, S. & Dürr, H. H. & Grenouillet, G. & Leprieur, F. & Tisseuil, C. & Zaiss, R. & Hugueny, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current models estimating impact of habitat loss on biodiversity in the face of global climate change usually project only percentages of species 'com...

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Importance of drainage channels for waders foraging on tidal flats: relevance for the management of estuarine wetlands.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Lourenço, P. M. & Granadeiro, J. P. & Palmeirim, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite covering a relatively small area on a global scale, estuarine tidal flats are vital to many aquatic bird species during much of the yearly cyc...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Gill, J. A. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tensiometers and electrical-resistance blocks were used to measure water tensions and, indirectly, water contents of a sandy-clay soil under a 16-year...

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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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Measurable discharge and ground level drainage in the water board streams: Consideration of the usability of discharge standards for determination of the normal discharge, as a result of changes in the water management and the occurrence of ground level drainage.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Massop, H. Th. L. & Bakel, P. J. T. van & Louw, P. G. B. de

Content type: Bulletin

To determine the status of a watercourse (whether or not to be managed by the waterboard), the Dutch waterboard Vechstromen applied a method where the...

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Coastal plain soils and geomorphology: a key to understanding forest hydrology.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Williams, T. M. & Amatya, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In the 1950s, Coile published a simple classification of southeastern coastal soils using three characteristics: drainage class, sub-soil depth, and s...

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Blue consequences of the green bioeconomy: clear-cutting intensifies the harmful impacts of land drainage on stream invertebrate biodiversity.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Rajakallio, M. & Jyväsjärvi, J. & Muotka, T. & Aroviita, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growing bioeconomy is increasing the pressure to clear-cut drained peatland forests. Yet, the cumulative effects of peatland drainage and clear-cuttin...

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