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Effects of re-braiding measures on hydromorphology, floodplain vegetation, ground beetles and benthic invertebrates in mountain rivers.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Jähnig, S. C. & Brunzel, S. & Gacek, S. & Lorenz, A. W. & Hering, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Medium-sized and large mountain rivers are among the most degraded river types in Europe and numerous river restoration projects are currently carried...

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The influence of flooding regimes on forest distribution and composition in the Tana river floodplain, Kenya.

Published online: 20 Apr 1991

Authors: Hughes, F. M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Different forest types, related to frequency and duration of flooding on the Tana river floodplain, are described: active levee evergreen forest (Ficu...

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Chowilla icon site - floodplain vegetation monitoring 2017 interim report.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Nicol, J. & Frahn, K. & Fredberg, J. & Gehrig, S. & Marsland, K. & Weedon, J.

Content type: Bulletin

The aim of this study was to monitor and assess vegetation condition at the Chowilla Icon Site against the objectives and the associated TLM site spec...

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Predicting plant species' responses to river regulation: the role of water level fluctuations.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Leyer, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the main targets of river regulation with dams and dykes is the stabilization of highly fluctuating water tables. While there is information ab...

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Impact of water resource development on connectivity and primary productivity across a tropical river floodplain.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Molinari, B. & Stewart-Koster, B. & Malthus, T. J. & Bunn, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floodplain wetlands provide an important subsidy for riverine food webs as sites of high algal production. However, this subsidy depends on the degree...

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Relationships between forest cover and fish diversity in the Amazon River floodplain.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Winemiller, K. O. & Petrere, M. & Castello, L. & Hess, L. L. & Freitas, C. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation leads to biodiversity loss and concomitant changes in ecosystem processes. Tropical river floodplains are highly threatened by lan...

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Chowilla icon site - floodplain vegetation monitoring 2016 interim report.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Gehrig, S. L. & Nicol, J. M. & Frahn, K. A. & Fredberg, J. & Marsland, K. B. & Weedon, J. T.

Content type: Bulletin

The aim of this study was to monitor and assess vegetation condition at the Chowilla Icon Site in South Australia against the objectives and associate...

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Can long-term floodplain meadow recreation replicate species composition and functional characteristics of target grasslands?

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & McDonald, A. W. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recreation of species-rich grassland represents a key EU agri-environment policy initiative intended to maintain native biodiversity and to suppor...

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Restoration of a floodplain meadow in Wiltshire, UK through application of green hay and conversion from pasture to meadow management.

Published online: 10 May 2020

Authors: Hosie, C. & Jones, E. & Rothero, E. C. & Wallace, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

In July 2010 green hay from a species-rich donor field was used to diversify a species-poor floodplain meadow (the receiver field), which had previous...

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A review of the ecology, hydrology and nutrient dynamics of floodplain meadows in England.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gowing, D. J. G. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Dise, N. B. & Goodyear, J. & Dodd, M. E. & Lodge, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report aims to summarize existing knowledge, identify practical management guidelines and highlight deficiencies in understanding the ecology of ...

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