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Winter habitat ecology of mountain caribou in relation to forest management.

Published online: 18 Oct 2000

Authors: Terry, E. L. & McLellan, B. N. & Watts, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During winter, mountain caribou Rangifer tarandus caribou live in late successional and old growth coniferous forests, where they feed almost exclusiv...

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Mean wind patterns and snow depths in an alpine-subalpine ecosystem as measured by damage to coniferous trees.

Published online: 29 May 1996

Authors: Woolridge, G. L. & Musselman, R. C. & Sommerfeld, R. A. & Fox, D. G. & Connell, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deformations of Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) and subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) trees were surveyed for the purpose of determining climatic ...

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Evaluation of aerial surveys of ptarmigan Lagopus species.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Pelletier, L. & Krebs, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1990-96 to evaluate the reliability of aerial surveys to monitor trends in the breeding population density of ptarmigan L...

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Land-use change and subalpine tree dynamics: colonization of Larix decidua in French subalpine grasslands.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Albert, C. H. & Thuiller, W. & Lavorel, S. & Davies, I. D. & Garbolino, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many places in Europe, trees are currently far below their theoretical altitudinal limit because of past land use. However, under the current crisi...

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Nutrient distribution and cycling in a sub-alpine coniferous forest ecosystem.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Turner, J. & Singer, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of N, P, K, Ca, Mg and Mn in a 175-year-old Abies amabilis ecosystem is described and estimates of transfers within the system are gi...

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Plant guilds drive biomass response to global warming and water availability in subalpine grassland.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Sebastià, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The consequences of global warming and changes in resource availability were investigated in subalpine grasslands in the Pyrenees. These communities a...

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Management-based mitigation of the impacts of climate-driven woody encroachment in high elevation pasture woodlands.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Snell, R. S. & Peringer, A. & Frank, V. & Bugmann, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes of grazing pressure and climate have been identified as drivers of woody encroachment in subalpine pastures, but disentangling their relative ...

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Reconstructing fire behaviour and effects in a subalpine forest.

Published online: 11 Apr 1989

Authors: Fryer, G. I. & Johnson, E. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A reconstruction of rate of spread, frontal-fire intensity and fuel consumption for the Galatea fire of Aug. 1936 in the Alberta foothills of the Cana...

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Extreme climate events counteract the effects of climate and land-use changes in Alpine tree lines.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Barros, C. & Guéguen, M. & Douzet, R. & Carboni, M. & Boulangeat, I. & Zimmermann, N. E. & Münkemüller, T. & Thuiller, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change and extreme events, such as drought, threaten ecosystems world-wide and in particular mountain ecosystems, where species often live at ...

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Modelling ecological niches with support vector machines.

Published online: 12 Jul 2006

Authors: Drake, J. M. & Randin, C. & Guisan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecological niche is a fundamental biological concept. Modelling species' niches is central to numerous ecological applications, including predicti...

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