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Effects of deer on woodland structure revealed through terrestrial laser scanning.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Eichhorn, M. P. & Ryding, J. & Smith, M. J. & Gill, R. M. A. & Siriwardena, G. M. & Fuller, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) captures the three-dimensional structure of habitats. Compared to traditional methods of forest mensuration, it allow...

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Landscape structure influences urban vegetation vertical structure.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Mitchell, M. G. E. & Wu Dan & Johansen, K. & Maron, M. & McAlpine, C. & Rhodes, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation vertical structure is important for biodiversity and ecosystem service provision. In cities, however, while variation in the spatial extent...

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An examination of the potential efficacy of high-intensity fires for reversing woody encroachment in savannas.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Smit, I. P. J. & Asner, G. P. & Govender, N. & Vaughn, N. R. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frequent fires are often proposed as a way of preventing woody encroachment in savannas, yet few studies have examined whether high-intensity fires ca...

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Prioritizing landscapes for restoration based on spatial patterns of ecosystem controls and plant-plant interactions.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Barbosa, J. M. & Asner, G. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The widespread degradation of natural ecosystems requires cost-efficient restoration techniques that minimize risk and consider context-specific resto...

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Biodiversity along temperate forest succession.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Hilmers, T. & Friess, N. & Bässler, C. & Heurich, M. & Brandl, R. & Pretzsch, H. & Seidl, R. & Müller, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The successional dynamics of forests-from canopy openings to regeneration, maturation, and decay-influence the amount and heterogeneity of resources a...

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Quantifying floristic and structural forest maturity: an attribute-based method for wet eucalypt forests.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Galen, L. G. van & Jordan, G. J. & Musk, R. A. & Beeton, N. J. & Wardlaw, T. J. & Baker, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintaining developmental heterogeneity of ecological communities within landscapes is crucial for sustainable native forest management. Consequently,...

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The impact of logging on vertical canopy structure across a gradient of tropical forest degradation intensity in Borneo.

Published online: 05 Oct 2021

Authors: Milodowski, D. T. & Coomes, D. A. & Swinfield, T. & Jucker, T. & Riutta, T. & Malhi, Y. & Svátek, M. & Kvasnica, J. & Burslem, D. F. R. P. & Ewers, R. M. & Yit Arn Teh & Williams, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest degradation through logging is pervasive throughout the world's tropical forests, leading to changes in the three-dimensional canopy structure ...

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Assessing biodiversity by remote sensing in mountainous terrain: the potential of LiDAR to predict forest beetle assemblages.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Müller, J. & Brandl, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective biodiversity management can only be implemented if data are available on assemblage-environment relationships. The level of detail needs to ...

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Habitat mapping of coastal wetlands using expert knowledge and Earth observation data.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Adamo, M. & Tarantino, C. & Tomaselli, V. & Veronico, G. & Harini Nagendra & Blonda, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Long-term habitat mapping and change detection are essential for the management of coastal wetlands as well as for evaluating the impact of conservati...

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A portable LIDAR system for rapid determination of forest canopy structure.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Parker, G. G. & Harding, D. J. & Berger, M. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The functional characteristics of forests are related to the organization of their canopies. However, understanding the relationship between canopy st...

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