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A national-scale model of linear features improves predictions of farmland biodiversity.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Sullivan, M. J. P. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Newson, S. E. & Scholefield, P. & Brereton, T. & Oliver, T. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modelling species distribution and abundance is important for many conservation applications, but it is typically performed using relatively coarse-sc...

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Spatial replicates as an alternative to temporal replicates for occupancy modelling when surveys are based on linear features of the landscape.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Charbonnel, A. & D'Amico, F. & Besnard, A. & Blanc, F. & Buisson, L. & Némoz, M. & Laffaille, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Occupancy estimates can inform biodiversity managers about the distribution of elusive species, such as the Pyrenean desman Galemys pyrenaicus, a smal...

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Generalized estimating equations and generalized linear mixed-effects models for modelling resource selection.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Koper, N. & Manseau, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate resource selection functions (RSFs) are important for managing animal populations. Developing RSFs using data from GPS telemetry can be probl...

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Regional variation in habitat-occupancy thresholds: a warning for conservation planning.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Rhodes, J. R. & Callaghan, J. G. & McAlpine, C. A. & Jong, C. de & Bowen, M. E. & Mitchell, D. L. & Lunney, D. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An important target for conservation planning is the minimum amount of habitat needed in a landscape to ensure the persistence of a species. Appropria...

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Fitting a linear relationship between specific respiration and growth rates using time-course data.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Chanter, D. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A previous method of fitting a linear relationship between specific respiration and growth rates, due to Thornley & Hesketh [seeFCA 25, 5999] and ...

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Modelling the distribution of bats in relation to landscape structure in a temperate mountain environment.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Jaberg, C. & Guisan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This study presents quantitative models that use landscape structure to predict spatial patterns in overall bat community composition, and individual ...

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Estimates of forest elephant abundance: projecting the relationship between precision and effort.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Walsh, P. D. & White, L. J. T. & Mbina, C. & Idiata, D. & Mihindou, Y. & Maisels, F. & Thibault, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A key element to African elephant [Loxodonta africana] conservation is monitoring how different forms of human activity influence elephant distributio...

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Advancing restoration ecology: a new approach to predict time to recovery.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Rydgren, K. & Halvorsen, R. & Töpper, J. P. & Auestad, I. & Hamre, L. N. & Jongejans, E. & Sulavik, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species composition is a vital attribute of any ecosystem. Accordingly, ecological restoration often has the original, or "natural," species compositi...

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Fragmentation, disturbance and tree diversity conservation in tropical montane forests.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Cayuela, L. & Golicher, D. J. & Benayas, J. M. R. & González-Espinosa, M. & Ramírez-Marcial, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Loss in forest cover associated with human activities leads to forest islands within a fragmented landscape. Anthropogenic disturbance may also direct...

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Grazing and production in seasonal pastures: analysis of a simple model.

Published online: 01 Jan 1979

Authors: Noy-Meir, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model is postulated to describe biomass dynamics in pastures that are grazed continuously throughout a limited growing season. It assumes that: rate...

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