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Experimentally simulating warmer and wetter climate additively improves rangeland quality on the Tibetan Plateau.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Xu Wei & Zhu MengYao & Zhang ZhenHua & Ma ZhiYuan & Liu HuiYing & Chen LiTong & Cao GuangMin & Zhao XinQuan & Schmid, B. & He JinSheng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The vast expanses of rangeland on the Tibetan Plateau, which support the livelihood of c. 9.8 million local inhabitants, have experienced rapid climat...

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Effects of herbivore assemblage on the spatial heterogeneity of soil nitrogen in eastern eurasian steppe.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Zhang MinNa & Li GuangYin & Liu Bai & Liu JuShan & Wang Ling & Wang DeLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial heterogeneity of soil limiting resources is one of the most important factors maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem functions. There is a...

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MIT climate resilience planning: flood vulnerability study.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Authors: Strzepek, K. & Fant, C. & Preston, M. & Emanuel, K. & Goldberg, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The MIT Flood Vulnerability Study is one key part of a broader initiative led by the MIT Climate Resiliency Committee and the MIT Office of Sustainabi...

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The effect of precipitation on radial increment in Norway spruce (Picea abies Karst.) and on the dynamics of a lepidopteran pest insect.

Published online: 17 May 1988

Authors: Münster-Swendsen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increment core samples at b.h. were taken from 15 trees in each of 7 stands (aged 22-68 yr) in North Zealand, Denmark, in Oct.-Nov. 1984. Radial incre...

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Desertification alters the response of vegetation to changes in precipitation.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Verón, S. R. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification is of critical concern because it may affect 40% of the global land area inhabited by more than 1 billion people. During the process o...

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Decline in alkali meadow vegetation cover in California: the effects of groundwater extraction and drought.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Elmore, A. J. & Manning, S. J. & Mustard, J. F. & Craine, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Throughout arid regions of the world, groundwater is extracted for human population centres. In the Great Basin and Range region of the USA, we lack b...

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The effect of precipitation chemistry upon anion and cation fluxes from the surface layer of ombrotrophic mires in the UK.

Published online: 01 Mar 1997

Authors: Sanger, L. J. & Billett, M. F. & Cresser, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Replicate cores and monoliths bearing intact vegetation were sampled from the acrotelm and surface litter layer of ombrotrophic mires across a gradien...

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Decreased precipitation in the late growing season weakens an ecosystem carbon sink in a semi-arid grassland.

Published online: 03 Nov 2021

Authors: Yang ZhongLing & Wei YueYue & Fu GuangYa & Xiao Rui & Chen Ji & Zhang YaoJun & Wang Dong & Li JunYong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Net ecosystem gas exchange (NEE), a balance between gross ecosystem primary productivity (GPP) and ecosystem respiration (ER), is an important indicat...

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Flows of the future - how will climate change affect streamflows in the Pacific Northwest?

Published online: 20 Jul 2016

Authors: Carlson, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Much of the water supply in the Pacific Northwest originates in national forests. It sustains the region's aquatic ecosystems, agriculture, hydroelect...

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Interactive effects of grazing and global change factors on soil and ecosystem respiration in grassland ecosystems: a global synthesis.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Zhou GuiYao & Luo Qin & Chen YaJie & Hu JiaQi & He Miao & Gao Jing & Zhou LingYan & Liu HuiYing & Zhou XuHui

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As the key carbon (C) fluxes between biosphere and atmosphere, soil respiration (Rs) and ecosystem respiration (Re) play vital roles in regulating glo...

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