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The responses of floodplain primary production to flood frequency and timing.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Robertson, A. I. & Bacon, P. & Heagney, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River regulation and abstraction have dramatically altered the natural flow regime of many rivers worldwide, but experimental investigations of the bi...

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MIT climate resilience planning: flood vulnerability study.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: Strzepek, K. & Fant, C. & Preston, M. & Emanuel, K. & Goldberg, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The MIT Flood Vulnerability Study is one key part of a broader initiative led by the MIT Climate Resiliency Committee and the MIT Office of Sustainabi...

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Plant community flood resilience in intensively managed grasslands and the role of the plant economic spectrum.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Oram, N. J. & Deyn, G. B. de & Bodelier, P. L. E. & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Groenigen, J. W. van & Abalos, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increasing frequency of extreme weather events, such as floods, requires management strategies that promote resilience of grassland productivity. ...

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The effects of flooding lowland wet grassland on soil macroinvertebrate prey of breeding wading birds.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Ausden, M. & Sutherland, W. J. & James, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lowland wet grassland in western Europe is often managed for breeding wading birds, especially lapwing Vanellus vanellus, redshank Tringa totanus, sni...

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Effects of flood timing and livestock grazing on exotic annual plants in riverine floodplains.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Lunt, I. D. & Jansen, A. & Binns, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riverine floodplains around the world are highly prone to invasions by exotic species. While many processes have contributed to floodplain invasions, ...

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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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The effects of flooding and livestock on post-dispersal seed predation in river red gum habitats.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Meeson, N. & Robertson, A. I. & Jansen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rates of seed predation are influenced by conditions that alter seed supply and the activity of seed predators. In southern Australia the potential se...

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Plant traits of propagule banks and standing vegetation reveal flooding alleviates impacts of agriculture on wetland restoration.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Dawson, S. K. & Warton, D. I. & Kingsford, R. T. & Berney, P. & Keith, D. A. & Catford, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of degraded plant communities requires understanding of community assembly processes. Human land use can influence plant community assembl...

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Connecting variation in vegetation and stream flow: the role of geomorphic context in vegetation response to large floods along boreal rivers.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Renöfält, B. M. & Merritt, D. M. & Nilsson, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Flooding governs riparian plant diversity along boreal rivers but the ecological role of extreme floods is only partly understood. We studied the dyna...

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Detecting impacts and setting restoration targets in arid-zone rivers: aquatic micro-invertebrate responses to reduced floodplain inundation.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Jenkins, K. M. & Boulton, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water extraction from arid-zone rivers increases the time between floods across their floodplain wetlands. Less frequent flooding in Australian arid-z...

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