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Thirty years of change in the vegetation communities of three valley mires in Suffolk, England.

Published online: 22 Sep 1995

Authors: Fojt, W. & Harding, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Detailed floristic records from 12 mires on 3 Suffolk fens were gathered in 1959 and 1991. The data were analysed using tabulation and ordination to e...

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Alkaline fen & transition mire survey of the North York Moors National Park & Bishop Monkton Ings.

Published online: 07 Apr 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Eades, P. & Tratt, R. & Shaw, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents a survey of sites thought to support the EC Habitats Directive Annex 1 habitats 'Alkaline Fen' and to a lesser extent 'Transition ...

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Restoration of endangered fen communities: the ambiguity of iron-phosphorus binding and phosphorus limitation.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Emsens, W. J. & Aggenbach, C. J. S. & Smolders, A. J. P. & Zak, D. & Diggelen, R. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low phosphorus (P) availability limits plant biomass production in fens, which is a prerequisite for the persistence of many endangered plant species....

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Species richness, species rarity and conservation evaluation of rich-fen vegetation in lowland England and Wales.

Published online: 28 Jun 1988

Authors: Wheeler, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A survey of the botanical resource of rich-fen sites in England and Wales showed 464 plant species which were subdivided into (1) principal fen specie...

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Macroinvertebrate distributions and the conservation value of aquatic Coleoptera, Mollusca and Odonata in the ditches of traditionally managed and grazing fen at Wicken Fen, UK.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Painter, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-filled ditches are an important ecological feature of lowland Britain. Originally dug to facilitate wetland drainage, ditches often provide refu...

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Creating fen initiation conditions: a new approach for peatland reclamation in the oil sands region of Alberta.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Borkenhagen, A. & Cooper, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reclaiming peatland ecosystems is challenging our understanding of how to rebuild functioning landscapes. Assisted succession may provide a practical ...

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The influence of management regime and altitude on the population structure of Succisa pratensis: implications for vegetation monitoring.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Bühler, C. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental change and land use may alter the vegetation typical of wetland habitats. However, commonly used techniques for vegetation monitoring th...

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Restoration of drained peatlands in southern Finland: initial effects on vegetation change and CO2 balance.

Published online: 02 Dec 1999

Authors: Komulainen, V. M. & Tuittila, E. S. & Vasander, H. & Laine, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Components of the CO2 balance for a drained minerotrophic fen and a drained ombrotrophic bog in Finland were measured for permanent plots using static...

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How can we effectively restore species richness and natural composition of a Molinia-invaded fen?

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Hájková, P. & Hájek, M. & Kintrová, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calcareous fens are among the most threatened and declining ecosystems throughout Europe and act as refugia for many endangered species. Traditionally...

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Response of vegetation in open and partially wooded fens to prescribed burning at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.

Published online: 18 Sep 2019

Authors: Austin, J. E. & Newton, W. E.

Content type: Bulletin

The health and function of northern peatlands, particularly for fens, are strongly affected by fire and hydrology. Fens are important to several avian...

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