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Enhanced ecosystem functioning following stream restoration: the roles of habitat heterogeneity and invertebrate species traits.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Frainer, A. & Polvi, L. E. & Jansson, R. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat restoration is increasingly undertaken in degraded streams and rivers to help improve biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Follow-up assess...

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Coastal plain soils and geomorphology: a key to understanding forest hydrology.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Williams, T. M. & Amatya, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In the 1950s, Coile published a simple classification of southeastern coastal soils using three characteristics: drainage class, sub-soil depth, and s...

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Challenges in developing and implementing ecological standards for geomorphic river restoration projects: a practitioner's response to Palmer et al. (2005).

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Gillilan, S. & Boyd, K. & Hoitsma, T. & Kauffman, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The authors of 'Standards for ecologically successful restoration' (Palmer et al. 2005) are commended for clearly articulating and discussing the nuan...

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Aquatic ecosystem functions of an isolated floodplain and their implications for flood retention and management.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Reckendorfer, W. & Funk, A. & Gschöpf, C. & Hein, T. & Schiemer, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We used an isolated floodplain of the river Danube as a model system to gain an understanding on the functioning of retention areas to predict future ...

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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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Severely burned wood from wildfires has low functional potential in streams.

Published online: 16 Jun 2021

Authors: Vaz, P. G. & Merten, E. C. & Robinson, C. T. & Pinto, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

More frequent and more severe forest fires mean more severely burned wood in streams. Instream wood provides habitat complexity, alters geomorphology,...

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Hurricane Sandy impacts on coastal wetland resilience.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Cahoon, D. R. & Olker, J. H. & Yeates, A. G. & Guntenspergen, G. R. & Grace, J. B. & Adamowicz, S. C. & Anisfeld, S. C. & Baldwin, A. H. & Barrett, N. & Beckett, L. & Benzecry, A. & Blum, L. K. & Burdick, D. M. & Crouch, W. & Ekberg, M. C. & Fernald, S. & Grimes, K. W. & Grzyb, J. & Hartig, E. K. & Kreeger, D. A. & Larson, M. & Lerberg, S. & Lynch, J. C. & Maher, N. & Maxwell-Doyle, M. & Mitchell, L. R. (et al)

Content type: Bulletin

The goal of this research was to evaluate the impacts of Hurricane Sandy on surface elevation trends in estuarine marshes located across the northeast...

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Contrasting the roles of section length and instream habitat enhancement for river restoration success: a field study of 20 European restoration projects.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Hering, D. & Aroviita, J. & Baattrup-Pedersen, A. & Brabec, K. & Buijse, T. & Ecke, F. & Friberg, N. & Gielczewski, M. & Januschke, K. & Köhler, J. & Kupilas, B. & Lorenz, A. W. & Muhar, S. & Paillex, A. & Poppe, M. & Schmidt, T. & Schmutz, S. & Vermaat, J. & Verdonschot, P. F. M. & Verdonschot, R. C. M. & Wolter, C. & Kail, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of river hydromorphology often has limited detected effects on river biota. One frequently discussed reason is that the restored river len...

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Artificial flood reduces fine sediment clogging enhancing hyporheic zone physicochemistry and accessibility for macroinvertebrates.

Published online: 19 Dec 2021

Authors: Mathers, K. L. & Robinson, C. T. & Weber, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

River regulation globally has reduced the riverine connectivity (longitudinal, lateral and vertically) with significant consequences for their abiotic...

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A species effect on storm erosion: invasive sedge stabilized dunes more than native grass during Hurricane Sandy.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Charbonneau, B. R. & Wootton, L. S. & Wnek, J. P. & Langley, J. A. & Posner, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation and biogeomorphology are highly coupled in beach dune systems, but plant species effects on abating storm erosion are largely unexplored. W...

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