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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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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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Long-term changes in colonization of bulldozed ski pistes at Cairn Gorm, Scotland.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Bayfield, N. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The long-term effects of grass reseeding on the colonization of bulldozed ground by native species were investigated. Colonization of three bulldozed ...

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Ski tourism affects habitat use and evokes a physiological stress response in capercaillie Tetrao urogallus: a new methodological approach.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Thiel, D. & Jenni-Eiermann, S. & Braunisch, V. & Palme, R. & Jenni, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human outdoor recreational activities are increasing and have a significant impact on wildlife. There are few methods suitable for investigating the r...

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Mountain hares Lepus timidus and tourism: stress events and reactions.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Rehnus, M. & Wehrle, M. & Palme, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Winter tourism in the European Alps has developed rapidly over the past few decades, leading to the expansion of ski resorts, growing numbers of visit...

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The impact of high-altitude ski-runs on alpine grassland bird communities.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Rolando, A. & Caprio, E. & Rinaldi, E. & Ellena, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Treeless mountainous areas at high altitudes have increased in value as wildlife habitat, but they are affected and increasingly threatened by ski-res...

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Impact of outdoor winter sports on the abundance of a key indicator species of alpine ecosystems.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Patthey, P. & Wirthner, S. & Signorell, N. & Arlettaz, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tourism and leisure activities have increased continuously all over the world during the past decades, exerting a growing pressure upon naturally frag...

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Cohabitation of species in an artificial grass-legume community on ski-slopes on Whistler Mountain, British Columbia, Canada.

Published online: 13 May 1986

Authors: Thompson, J. D. & Hutchinson, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species establishment after 3 years on artificially revegetated ski-slopes and the nature of species associations were investigated in relation to alt...

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An experiment to test key hypotheses of the drivers of reptile distribution in subalpine ski resorts.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Sato, C. F. & Wood, J. T. & Schroder, M. & Green, K. & Osborne, W. S. & Michael, D. R. & Lindenmayer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Alpine and subalpine ecosystems support many endemic species. These ecosystems are increasingly under threat from human-induced disturbances such as h...

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