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Multiple stressors in agricultural streams: interactions among sediment addition, nutrient enrichment and water abstraction.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Matthaei, C. D. & Piggott, J. J. & Townsend, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecosystems are influenced simultaneously by multiple stressors, and the consequences of stressors are often unpredictable on the basis of knowled...

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Contemporary ecological threats from historical pollution sources: impacts of large-scale resuspension of contaminated sediments on sessile invertebrate recruitment.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Knott, N. A. & Aulbury, J. P. & Brown, T. H. & Johnston, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical contamination continues to pose a serious ecological threat to many ecosystems across the world. Marine sediments have long acted as sinks ...

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Multiple stressors and stream ecosystem functioning: climate warming and agricultural stressors interact to affect processing of organic matter.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Piggott, J. J. & Niyogi, D. K. & Townsend, C. R. & Matthaei, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measures of organic matter processing have been proposed as indices of stream ecosystem function to complement structural measures (water quality, tax...

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Trade-off between vegetation type, soil erosion control and surface water in global semi-arid regions: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu GaoLin & Liu YiFan & Cui Zeng & Liu Yu & Shi ZhiHua & Yin Rui & Kardol, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil erosion control and water resource protection can closely interact during restoration of terrestrial ecosystems. In semi-arid ecosystems, an urge...

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Nutrient assimilative capacity of an alluvial floodplain swamp.

Published online: 10 Jun 1986

Authors: Brinson, M. M. & Bradshaw, H. D. & Kane, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nitrate, ammonium, and phosphate were added to the forest floor of an alluvial swamp at a weekly rate of 1 g of nitrogen or phosphorus per m2 for near...

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Restoration of two lowland lakes by isolation from nutrient-rich water sources with and without removal of sediment.

Published online: 16 Dec 1986

Authors: Moss, B. & Balls, H. & Irvine, K. & Stansfield, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Experiments were carried out to restore aquatic plant communities to 2 of the phytoplankton dominated Norfolk Broads. Alderfen Broad was isolated by d...

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Seedling establishment in a dynamic sedimentary environment: a conceptual framework using mangroves.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Balke, T. & Webb, E. L. & Elzen, E. van den & Galli, D. & Herman, P. M. J. & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetated biogeomorphic systems (e.g. mangroves, salt marshes, dunes, riparian vegetation) have been intensively studied for the impact of the biota o...

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Habitat context influences nitrogen removal by restored oyster reefs.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Smyth, A. R. & Piehler, M. F. & Grabowski, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Like many ecosystem functions in marine and terrestrial environments, nutrient processing varies dramatically over small spatial scales, making effort...

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Detecting copper toxicity in sediments: from the subindividual level to the population level.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Jeppe, K. J. & Yang JiangHua & Long, S. M. & Carew, M. E. & Zhang XiaoWei & Pettigrove, V. & Hoffmann, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sediments accumulate chemicals that can be toxic to biota and often contribute to aquatic ecosystem decline. Measuring mortality in laboratory-bred or...

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Best-practice forestry management delivers diminishing returns for coral reefs with increased land-clearing.

Published online: 05 Jan 2021

Authors: Wenger, A. S. & Harris, D. & Weber, S. & Vaghi, F. & Nand, Y. & Naisilisili, W. & Hughes, A. & Delevaux, J. & Klein, C. J. & Watson, J. & Mumby, P. J. & Jupiter, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protection of coastal ecosystems from deforestation may be the best way to protect coral reefs from sediment runoff. However, given the importance of ...

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