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A species effect on storm erosion: invasive sedge stabilized dunes more than native grass during Hurricane Sandy.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Charbonneau, B. R. & Wootton, L. S. & Wnek, J. P. & Langley, J. A. & Posner, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation and biogeomorphology are highly coupled in beach dune systems, but plant species effects on abating storm erosion are largely unexplored. W...

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Grazing and scrub clearance promote open dune habitat regeneration in pine plantation canopy gaps in Merseyside, UK.

Published online: 12 May 2020

Authors: Hunt, N. & Mercer, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Coastal management practices have shifted in recent decades to recognise afforestation of sand dunes as a principle factor in mobile dune system degra...

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Simulation of the long-term impact of atmospheric deposition on dune ecosystems in the Netherlands.

Published online: 30 Mar 1995

Authors: Vries, W. de & Klijn, J. A. & Kros, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term impact of present levels of acid deposition on sandy soils in dune areas was simulated for calcareous and non-calcareous (coastal) dune ...

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Restoration of riverine inland sand dune complexes: implications for the conservation of wild bees.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Exeler, N. & Kratochwil, A. & Hochkirch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evaluation of restoration measures is an important task of conservation biology. Inland sand dunes and dry, oligotrophic grasslands have become ra...

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The impact of 36 years of grazing management on vegetation dynamics in dune slacks.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Millett, J. & Edmondson, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing mammals are often used to maintain and restore high conservation value plant communities, but the evidence base for management is lacking long...

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Responses of Leymus arenarius to nutrients: improvement of seed production and seedling establishment for land reclamation.

Published online: 09 Jan 1998

Authors: Greipsson, S. & Davy, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Iceland has vast areas of mobile sand resulting from volcanic glacier bursts and erosion. Seeds of the coastal, dune-building grass Leymus arenarius a...

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Sand dynamics in coastal dune landscapes constrain diversity and life-history characteristics of spiders.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Bonte, D. & Lens, L. & Maelfait, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In fragmented landscapes where natural disturbance acts at the local level, community composition can be altered either by 'species-by-species matchin...

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Post-clearing recovery of coastal dunes invaded by Acacia longifolia: is duration of invasion relevant for management success?

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Marchante, H. & Freitas, H. & Hoffmann, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive plants destroy the structure and function of many ecosystems but removal is expensive, so the likelihood of success should be assessed before...

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A survey of tracks and paths in a sand dune ecosystem. 2. Vegetation.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Liddle, M. J. & Greig-Smith, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies on sand-dune vegetation at Aberffraw, Anglesey containing car tracks, footpaths and sheep walks showed that a number of species, including Poa...

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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches in southeastern North Carolina were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by ...

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