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Automated measurement of meal sizes and feeding frequency in albatrosses.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Prince, P. A. & Walton, D. W. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An artificial nest incorporating an automated weighing device, suitable for chick growth studies on some species of seabirds, is described. The operat...

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Plant chemical diversity and its frequency have distinct but complementary effects on insect foraging.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Hauri, K. C. & Glassmire, A. E. & Randall, B. & Zehr, L. N. & Wetzel, W. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variability in plant traits such as nutrients and defences can challenge insect herbivores searching for a host plant. Cultivar mixtures are designed ...

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Summer foraging activity and movements of radio-tagged common seals (Phoca vitulina L.) in the Moray Firth, Scotland.

Published online: 31 Aug 1990

Authors: Thompson, P. M. & Miller, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Very high frequency telemetry was used to study summer foraging patterns and movements of 3 adult common seals (Phoca vitulina) in the Moray Firth, UK...

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Measuring the relative resilience of subarctic lakes to global change: redundancies of functions within and across temporal scales.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Angeler, D. G. & Allen, C. R. & Johnson, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems at high altitudes and latitudes are expected to be particularly vulnerable to the effects of global change. We assessed the responses of li...

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Sustained predation effects of hatchery-reared transgenic coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch in semi-natural environments.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Sundström, L. F. & Tymchuk, W. E. & Lõhmus, M. & Devlin, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential risks of accidental or intentional introduction of transgenic organisms to nature are unknown. We have previously shown that, after bein...

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Diet, feeding behaviour and food intake of the upland goose (Chloephaga picta) and ruddy-headed goose (C. rubidiceps) in the Falkland Islands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Summers, R. W. & Grieve, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The diet of upland and ruddy-headed geese was composed mainly of Poa annua and P. pratensis. Leaf lengths of P. annua/pratensis eaten on 'greens' did ...

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Could our fisheries be more productive? Indirect negative effects of bottom trawl fisheries on fish condition.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Hiddink, J. G. & Johnson, A. F. & Kingham, R. & Hinz, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nets used in bottom trawl fisheries cause mortality of benthic invertebrates and this can decrease the long-term availability of prey to exploited...

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Home-range sizes in a stratified upland landscape of two lagomorphs with different feeding strategies.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Hulbert, I. A. R. & Iason, G. R. & Elston, D. A. & Racey, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The range size of adult female mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus), occupying a landscape in NE Scotland compo...

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Using fire return interval departure (FRID) analysis to map spatial and temporal changes in fire frequency on national forest lands in California.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Safford, H. D. & Water, K. M. van de

Content type: Bulletin

In California, fire regimes and related ecosystem processes have been altered by land use practices associated with Euro-American settlement, and clim...

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Do changes in the frequency, magnitude and timing of extreme climatic events threaten the population viability of coastal birds?

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Pol, M. van de & Ens, B. J. & Heg, D. & Brouwer, L. & Krol, J. & Maier, M. & Exo, K. M. & Oosterbeek, K. & Lok, T. & Eising, C. M. & Koffijberg, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change encompasses changes in both the means and the extremes of climatic variables, but the population consequences of the latter are intrins...

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