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Hurricane Sandy impacts on coastal wetland resilience.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Cahoon, D. R. & Olker, J. H. & Yeates, A. G. & Guntenspergen, G. R. & Grace, J. B. & Adamowicz, S. C. & Anisfeld, S. C. & Baldwin, A. H. & Barrett, N. & Beckett, L. & Benzecry, A. & Blum, L. K. & Burdick, D. M. & Crouch, W. & Ekberg, M. C. & Fernald, S. & Grimes, K. W. & Grzyb, J. & Hartig, E. K. & Kreeger, D. A. & Larson, M. & Lerberg, S. & Lynch, J. C. & Maher, N. & Maxwell-Doyle, M. & Mitchell, L. R. (et al)

Content type: Bulletin

The goal of this research was to evaluate the impacts of Hurricane Sandy on surface elevation trends in estuarine marshes located across the northeast...

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Coho salmon spawner mortality in western US urban watersheds: bioinfiltration prevents lethal storm water impacts.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Spromberg, J. A. & Baldwin, D. H. & Damm, S. E. & McIntyre, J. K. & Huff, M. & Sloan, C. A. & Anulacion, B. F. & Davis, J. W. & Scholz, N. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adult coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch return each autumn to freshwater spawning habitats throughout western North America. The migration coincides wi...

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The use of storm fragments and biodegradable replanting methods allows for a low-impact habitat restoration method of seagrass meadows, in the eastern Aegean Sea.

Published online: 10 Dec 2020

Authors: Ward, E. A. & Meek, S. K. & Gordon, D. M. & Cameron, T. C. & Steer, M. D. & Smith, D. J. & Miliou, A. & Tsimpidis, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Seagrasses are important marine ecosystems but are vulnerable to physical damage from anthropogenic activities such as anchoring and trawling. Replant...

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A species effect on storm erosion: invasive sedge stabilized dunes more than native grass during Hurricane Sandy.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Charbonneau, B. R. & Wootton, L. S. & Wnek, J. P. & Langley, J. A. & Posner, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation and biogeomorphology are highly coupled in beach dune systems, but plant species effects on abating storm erosion are largely unexplored. W...

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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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Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management. Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, North Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 2-5 March 2015.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Stringer, C. E. & Krauss, K. W. & Latimer, J. S.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains 22 papers on coastal watersheds. In particular, the papers cover the following topics: managing forested wetlands and agricu...

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Challenges and future directions in urban afforestation.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Oldfield, E. E. & Warren, R. J. & Felson, A. J. & Bradford, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mature urban trees improve air quality, reduce storm water run-off and sequester carbon. Municipal agencies establish forests of native juvenile trees...

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Portable rainfall simulator and plot unit for use in field studies of infiltration, runoff and erosion.

Published online: 24 Feb 1969

Authors: Costin, A. B. & Gilmour, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Robust, portable equipment is described for determining infiltration, surface run-off, and soil- and nutrient-erosion characteristics of field sites b...

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Tree-ring record of droughts and severe winter storms in the Ouachita Mountains since 1745.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Stevenson, D. J. & Lynch, T. B. & Guldin, J. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

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Preliminary estimates of fallen dead wood and standing dead trees in managed and unmanaged forests in Britain.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Kirby, K. J. & Reid, C. M. & Thomas, R. C. & Goldsmith, F. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The amount of dead wood, particularly as fallen dead wood and standing dead trees, in British forests is attracting attention from forest managers as ...

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