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Informed multi-objective decision-making in environmental management using Pareto optimality.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Kennedy, M. C. & Ford, E. D. & Singleton, P. & Finney, M. & Agee, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective decision-making in environmental management requires the consideration of multiple objectives that may conflict. Common optimization methods...

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Optimising the spatial planning of prescribed burns to achieve multiple objectives in a fire-dependent ecosystem.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Williams, B. A. & Shoo, L. P. & Wilson, K. A. & Beyer, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is potential for negative consequences for the ecological integrity of fire-dependent ecosystems as a result of inappropriate fire regimes. This...

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Seeking compromise across competing goals in conservation translocations: the case of the 'extinct' Floreana Island Galapagos giant tortoise.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Hunter, E. A. & Gibbs, J. P. & Cayot, L. J. & Tapia, W. & Quinzin, M. C. & Miller, J. M. & Caccone, A. & Shoemaker, K. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation translocation projects must carefully balance multiple, potentially competing objectives (e.g. population viability, retention of genetic...

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How do individual farmers' objectives influence the evaluation of rangeland management strategies under a variable climate?

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Jakoby, O. & Quaas, M. F. & Müller, B. & Baumgärtner, S. & Frank, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management decisions by farmers are influenced by complex interrelations of ecological, economic and social factors. Of equal importance are the indiv...

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Chowilla icon site - floodplain vegetation monitoring 2014 interim report.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Gehrig, S. L. & Marsland, K. B. & Nicol, J. M. & Weedon, J. T.

Content type: Bulletin

This interim report describes the methods used to establish the monitoring sites in the Chowilla Icon Site, including survey quadrat design, results f...

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Pilot results-based payment approaches for agri-environment schemes in arable and upland grassland systems in England.

Published online: 26 Mar 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Chaplin, S. & Robinson, V. & Page, A. le & Ward, D. & Hicks, D. & Scholz, E. M. & Keep, H. & Cocq, J. le

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this publication, to test if results-based Agri-Environment Schemes (AES) could work in a range of different farming systems and for the delivery o...

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Drought characteristics and management in North Africa and the Near East.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Bazza, M. & Kay, M. & Knutson, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and ...

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Alternative policies to buffer stocks for food security.

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Beaujeu, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Public stockholding remains a major concern in multilateral negotiations on agricultural trade liberalisation. This paper focuses on identifying alter...

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Optimizing management to enhance multifunctionality in a boreal forest landscape.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Triviño, M. & Pohjanmies, T. & Mazziotta, A. & Juutinen, A. & Podkopaev, D. & Tortorec, E. le & Mönkkönen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The boreal biome, representing approximately one-third of remaining global forests, provides a number of crucial ecosystem services. A particular chal...

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Long-term effects of seeding after wildfire on vegetation in Great Basin shrubland ecosystems.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Knutson, K. C. & Pyke, D. A. & Wirth, T. A. & Arkle, R. S. & Pilliod, D. S. & Brooks, M. L. & Chambers, J. C. & Grace, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive annual grasses alter fire regimes in shrubland ecosystems of the western USA, threatening ecosystem function and fragmenting habitats necessa...

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