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Quantifying and optimizing grazing regimes in Greek mountain systems.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Zervas, G.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

From an ecological and environmental point of view, livestock husbandry plays a very important role as there is a valuable interaction between livesto...

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Long-term impacts of ski piste management on alpine vegetation and soils.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Roux-Fouillet, P. & Wipf, S. & Rixen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Downhill skiing, the machine-grading of slopes and the use of artificial snow induce major disturbances to the environment of alpine ski resorts. Our ...

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From the mountains to the plains: impact of climate change on water resources in the Koshi River Basin.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: Bharati, L. & Bhattarai, U. & Khadka, A. & Gurung, P. & Neumann, L. E. & Penton, D. J. & Dhaubanjar, S. & Nepal, S.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper quantifies and assesses the past and projected future spatial and temporal water balances in the Koshi River Basin. A Soil and Water Assess...

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Seed banks and their role during drawdown of a North American marsh.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Smith, L. M. & Kadlec, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Field and greenhouse studies showed that maintenance of a few centimeters water depth, compared with complete drawdown from a falling water table, wil...

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Effects of grazing by mountain hares and red deer on the production and chemical composition of heather.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Moss, R. & Welch, D. & Rothery, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Heather was protected from grazing for 5 years at 2 moors in north-east Scotland, one grazed largely by mountain hares (Lepus timidus) and one grazed ...

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Soil nutrient losses in an altered ecosystem are associated with native ungulate grazing.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Gass, T. M. & Binkley, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected natural areas often inherit legacies of altered habitat and predator-prey dynamics. Extirpation of top predators and ecosystem engineers mod...

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Natural reestablishment of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae following stripmine reclamation in Wyoming.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Bach-Allen, E. & Allen, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil spore counts of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae in six reclaimed stripmine sites in Wyoming were lower than in undisturbed prairie, while counts...

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Interacting effects of soil water, temperature and irradiance on CO2 exchange rates of two dominant grasses of the shortgrass prairie.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Brown, L. F. & Trlica, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

CO2 exchange rates of relatively undisturbed sods of Bouteloua gracilis (C4) and Agropyron smithii (C3) were investigated at 210, 780 and 1070 W/m2 vi...

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Carbon dioxide exchange of blue grama swards as influenced by several ecological variables in the field.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Brown, L. F. & Trlica, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

CO2 exchange was measured in Bouteloua gracilis swards in the field. Rates of net photosynthesis as high as 65 mg CO2/dm2 h were observed under optimu...

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A multi-dimensional assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services at Udayapur, Nepal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Published by: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Content type: Bulletin

'Ecosystem Services', defined as 'the benefits people obtain from ecosystems' is an evolving concept that connects ecosystem with human wellbeing thro...

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