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Smoke in a new era of fire people.

Published online: 07 Mar 2018

Authors: Hessburg, P. & Larkin, S. & Varner, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Smoke from fire can sharply reduce air quality by releasing particulate matter, one of the most dangerous types of air pollution for human health. A t...

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A history of change: causes of miombo woodland decline in a protected area in Malawi.

Published online: 23 Sep 1999

Authors: Abbot, J. I. O. & Homewood, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analysis of aerial photographs showed measurable conversion of closed canopy miombo woodland to sparse woodland (<50% canopy cover) during 1982-90 ...

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Melanism in Adalia bipunctata L.(Col., Coccinellidae) and its relationship to atmospheric pollution.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Muggleton, J. & Lonsdale, D. & Benham, B. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evidence for the suggestion that smoke pollution is the main selective factor determining melanic frequencies of the polymorphic Adalia bipunctata...

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Moths, lichens and air pollution along a transect from Manchester to north Wales.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Bishop, J. A. & Cook, L. M. & Muggleton, J. & Seaward, M. R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The light reflectance, type of epiphyte cover, and lichen flora of samples of oak trees at fifty-three sites along the transect were recorded. The cor...

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Some indirect effects of air pollution on bark-living invertebrates.

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Gilbert, O. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes further study of the ecosystem on the boles of mature, free-standing Fraxinus excelsior trees in three districts in Newcastle upon Tyne, whi...

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Wildland Fire in the Appalachians: Discussions Among Managers and Scientists, Roanoke, Virginia, USA, 8-10 October 2013.

Published online: 04 Feb 2015

Authors: Waldrop, T. A.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

These proceedings contain papers presented at the 'Wildland Fire in the Appalachians: Discussions Among Managers and Scientists', held in Roanoke, Vir...

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Environmental effects of air pollution in Britain.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Woodin, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There have been air pollution problems in Britain for several centuries. The nature of such problems has changed: intense local smoke pollution has be...

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Air pollution and its effects on plants in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Cao, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric pollution in China is mainly caused by human activities such as urbanization and industrialization. Such activities have increased in the ...

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Chemical aspects of heather burning.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Allen, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In laboratory experiments mineral nutrients, particularly K, were readily dissolved from the ash left when heather was burnt but the rate of solution ...

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Degradation of southeast Asian tropical peatlands and integrated strategies for their better management and restoration.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Mishra Shailendra & Page, S. E. & Cobb, A. R. & Lee, J. S. H. & Jovani-Sancho, A. J. & Sjögersten, S. & Jaya Adi & Aswandi & Wardle, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

About half of the world's tropical peatlands occur in Southeast (SE) Asia, where they serve as a major carbon (C) sink. Nearly 80% of natural peatland...

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