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FSC Tomorrow's Biodiversity Project Evaluation Report. Summary & recommendations from the FSC Tomorrow's Biodiversity project 2013-2017.

Published online: 07 Jul 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Burkmar, R. & Bell, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Tomorrow's Biodiversity was a Field Studies Council project funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation from 2013 to 2017 inclusive. A two-year developme...

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FSC tomorrow's Biodiversity the Shifting Paradigm of Biological Identification. Report for the FSC Tomorrow's Biodiversity project.

Published online: 07 Jul 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Burkmar, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report briefly reviews the impact of the computer revolution on taxonomy and systematics in general and, in particular, on biological recording i...

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FSC BioLinks consultation report: analysis of the FSC BioLinks development phase consultation from April 2016 to January 2017.

Published online: 07 Jul 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Brown, K. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Field Studies Council (FSC) has a 70-year tradition of training and resource development for taxonomic identification skills. FSC BioLinks is a ne...

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Analysis of desert plant community growth patterns with high temporal resolution satellite spectra.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Peters, A. J. & Eve, M. D. & Holt, E. H. & Whitford, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The study of a desert landscape consisting of C3 shrublands and C4 grasslands demonstrated the feasibility of mapping desertification processes on a r...

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Standards, methodology and protocols for sampling and identification of grassland fungus species: Using eDNA from soil samples.

Published online: 15 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Detheridge, A. P. & Griffith, G. W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report examines the factors that can influence results of metabarcoding surveys and draws upon this to make conclusions about best practice for t...

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The efficacy of DNA sequencing on samples of terrestrial invertebrates 2018/2019.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rees, H. C. & Maddison, B. M. & Owen, J. P. & Baker, C. A. & Bishop, K. & Gough, K. C. & Webb, J. R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This publication reports on the accuracy of DNA species identification for invertebrates, and investigates also on the reliability of the BOLD databas...

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Conceptual ambiguity hinders measurement and management of ecosystem disservices.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Saunders, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The term 'ecosystem disservices' is used to refer to ecological costs that humans experience from nature. Managing ecosystems to protect ecosystem fun...

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Identification of standard and compact apple trees by discriminant function analysis.

Published online: 24 Oct 1971

Authors: Eaton, G. W. & Lapins, K. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Discriminant functions for discriminating between standard and compact mutants of young Delicious apple trees were computed on the basis of 5 simple m...

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Satellite imagery as a tool for monitoring species diversity: an assessment.

Published online: 05 Aug 1999

Authors: Harini Nagendra & Madhav Gadgil

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A landscape of 5×5.5 km in the Karnataka region of the Western Ghats of India was mapped into seven landscape element types, using field identificatio...

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Using limiting similarity to enhance invasion resistance: theoretical and practical concerns.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Hess, M. C. M. & Buisson, E. & Jaunatre, R. & Mesléard, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The control of invasive species is a central topic of both applied and theoretical research. Understanding how and which ecological theories can be us...

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