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Using healthy estuaries to provide a morphological characterisation of the Dee Estuary and the estuaries in and adjacent to Morecambe Bay.

Published online: 16 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Brew, D. & Dawks, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study used existing data to characterize the functioning of the Dee Estuary and the estuaries within and immediately outside Morecambe Bay under ...

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Seascape connectivity of temperate fishes between estuarine nursery areas and open coastal reefs.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Swadling, D. S. & Knott, N. A. & Taylor, M. D. & Coleman, M. A. & Davis, A. R. & Rees, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While estuaries are considered valuable nurseries for many harvested fish species, little quantitative data exist about the spatial scales over which ...

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Artificial reefs increase fish abundance in habitat-limited estuaries.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Folpp, H. R. & Schilling, H. T. & Clark, G. F. & Lowry, M. B. & Maslen, B. & Gregson, M. & Suthers, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities have reduced the carrying capacity of many estuarine systems by degrading and removing habitat. Artificial reefs may increase estuari...

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The Natural Capital approach: a framework for the successful recovery of nature in estuaries.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Dowdall, L. & Bowe, C. & Kirby, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Estuaries are unique and complex systems that are important for ecological, cultural and economic reasons. They provide valuable habitat for biodivers...

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Conservation planning across realms: enhancing connectivity for multi-realm species.

Published online: 08 Mar 2021

Authors: Hermoso, V. & Vasconcelos, R. P. & Henriques, S. & Filipe, A. F. & Carvalho, S. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Connectivity plays a key role in biodiversity conservation as it sustains ecological processes, such as migrations, important for the maintenance of p...

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Coastal wetland adaptation to sea level rise: quantifying potential for landward migration and coastal squeeze.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Borchert, S. M. & Osland, M. J. & Enwright, N. M. & Griffith, K. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coastal wetland ecosystems are expected to migrate landwards in response to rising seas. However, due to differences in topography and coastal urbaniz...

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Morecambe Bay SAC intertidal reef surveys 2015: final report.

Published online: 15 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Antill, R. & Perez-Dominguez, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Background: APEM was commissioned by Natural England to conduct an intertidal survey of the intertidal reef habitats within Morecambe Bay Special Area...

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Fal & Helford SAC subtidal sediment data analysis report 2017.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Johnson, G. & Burrows, F. & Crabtree, R. & Warner, I.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this project was to analyse sediment infauna data to quantify any changes in community composition at the Fal and Helford Special Area of C...

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Contemporary ecological threats from historical pollution sources: impacts of large-scale resuspension of contaminated sediments on sessile invertebrate recruitment.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Knott, N. A. & Aulbury, J. P. & Brown, T. H. & Johnston, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical contamination continues to pose a serious ecological threat to many ecosystems across the world. Marine sediments have long acted as sinks ...

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Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management. Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, North Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 2-5 March 2015.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Stringer, C. E. & Krauss, K. W. & Latimer, J. S.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains 22 papers on coastal watersheds. In particular, the papers cover the following topics: managing forested wetlands and agricu...

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