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Disturbances as opportunities: learning from disturbance-response parallels in social and ecological systems to better adapt to climate change.

Published online: 30 Dec 2020

Authors: Buma, B. & Schultz, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Disturbances (e.g. fires, floods, windstorms, landslides and tsunamis) are ubiquitous throughout the world. Many social and ecological systems have...

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Ecosystem management based on natural disturbances: hierarchical context and non-equilibrium paradigm.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Mori, A. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintenance of ecological integrity and biodiversity must be based on well-grounded principles of disturbance ecology. However, non-equilibrium aspect...

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Managing interacting disturbances: lessons from a case study in Australian forests.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Lindenmayer, D. B. & Foster, C. N. & Westgate, M. J. & Scheele, B. C. & Blanchard, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems are shaped by a range of drivers including human and natural disturbances. They also may be subject to interactions between disturbances wh...

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Management legacies shape decadal-scale responses of plant diversity to experimental disturbance regimes in fragmented grassy woodlands.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Prober, S. M. & Thiele, K. R. & Speijers, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding multiple ecological determinants of plant diversity and composition underpins good vegetation management. In mesic ecosystems, ecologica...

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Balancing ecological costs and benefits of fire for population viability of disturbance-dependent butterflies.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Warchola, N. & Crone, E. E. & Schultz, C. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disturbance is a fundamental ecological process and driver of population dynamics. Ecologists seek to understand the effects of disturbance on ecologi...

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Predicting transient amplification in perturbed ecological systems.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Townley, S. & Carslake, D. & Kellie-Smith, O. & McCarthy, D. & Hodgson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological systems are prone to disturbances and perturbations. For stage-structured populations, communities and ecosystems, measurements of system m...

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The resistance of a chalk grassland to disturbance.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Hirst, R. A. & Pywell, R. F. & Marrs, R. H. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concepts of ecosystem stability, resilience and resistance have been discussed theoretically for nearly three decades. Understanding the effects of ha...

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Science to inform policy: linking population dynamics to habitat for a threatened species in Canada.

Published online: 30 Nov 2020

Authors: Johnson, C. A. & Sutherland, G. D. & Neave, E. & Leblond, M. & Kirby, P. & Superbie, C. & McLoughlin, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Boreal forests provide numerous ecological services, including the ability to store large amounts of carbon, and are of significance to global biod...

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Human trampling disturbance exerts different ecological effects at contrasting elevational range limits.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Chardon, N. I. & Rixen, C. & Wipf, S. & Doak, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shifts in species geographic distributions in response to climate change have spurred numerous studies to determine which abiotic (e.g. climatic) and,...

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Resilience and regime shifts: do novel communities impede ecological recovery in a historically metal-contaminated stream?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Wolff, B. A. & Duggan, S. B. & Clements, W. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Novel communities that result from exposure to contaminants and other anthropogenic stressors often persist in ecosystems that have experienced regime...

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