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Using expert knowledge to assess uncertainties in future polar bear populations under climate change.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: O'Neill, S. J. & Osborn, T. J. & Hulme, M. & Lorenzoni, I. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polar bear Ursus maritimus population dynamics under conditions of climate change has become a controversial topic. A survey of expert opinion based o...

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The effects of de-icing salt on roadside verges. I. Soil and plant analysis.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Davison, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analyses showed that excess salt persisted throughout the year near roadsides, probably influencing the vigour and species composition due to osmotic ...

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Photosynthesis in Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.). II. Response to temperature.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Neilson, R. E. & Ludlow, M. M. & Jarvis, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

[Cf. FA 33, 3807]. The response of net photosynthesis (F), and stomatal resistance (rs) and mesophyll resistance (rm) to CO2 flux, to a stepwise seque...

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Taking account of dependent species in management of the Southern Ocean krill fishery: estimating crabeater seal abundance off east Antarctica.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Southwell, C. & Paxton, C. G. M. & Borchers, D. & Boveng, P. & Mare, W. de la

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The crabeater seal Lobodon carcinophaga is considered to be a key species in the krill-based foodweb of the Southern Ocean. Reliable estimates of the ...

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The salinity of motorway soils. I. Variation in time and between regions in the salinity of soils on central reserves.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. R. & Rutter, A. J. & Ridout, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sodium chloride is used as the standard de-icing agent on motorways in England at annual application rates varying from 2 to 20 tonnes per lane km. So...

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Long-term changes in the trophic level of the Celtic Sea fish community and fish market price distribution.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Pinnegar, J. K. & Jennings, S. & O'Brien, C. M. & Polunin, N. V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The intensive exploitation of fish communities often leads to substantial reductions in the abundance of target species, with ramifications for the...

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Canada's commercial seal hunt: past, present, and future.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Published by: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Content type: Miscellaneous

This booklet discusses Canada's commercial seal hunt in spring on the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador and Gulf of St. Lawrence, in order to obtain ...

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How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs: in search of safer alternatives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schuler, M. S. & Hintz, W. D. & Jones, D. K. & Lind, L. A. & Mattes, B. M. & Stoler, A. B. & Sudol, K. A. & Relyea, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of deicing road salts began in the 1940s and has increased drastically in regions where snow and ice removal is critical for transport...

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Merging indigenous and scientific knowledge links climate with the growth of a large migratory caribou population.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Gagnon, C. A. & Hamel, S. & Russell, D. E. & Powell, T. & Andre, J. & Svoboda, M. Y. & Berteaux, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change in the Arctic is two to three times faster than anywhere else in the world. It is therefore crucial to understand the effects of weathe...

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Effects of roadside conditions on plants and insects. I. Atmospheric conditions.

Published online: 01 Nov 1988

Authors: Spencer, H. J. & Scott, N. E. & Port, G. R. & Davison, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effects of the roadside atmosphere were investigated by placing pots of Lolium perenne 0.5, 1.5, 3.5 or 9 m from the roadside. At each distance, pots ...

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