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The value of time-series data for conservation planning.

Published online: 09 Mar 2021

Authors: García-Barón, I. & Giakoumi, S. & Begoña Santos, M. & Granado, I. & Louzao, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected areas (PAs) are increasingly being used world-wide for the conservation and management of wildlife. Systematic conservation planning (SCP) a...

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Assessing the impact of culling on population size in the presence of uncertain density dependence: lessons from a great cormorant population.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In applied population ecology, simulation models are often used to predict the likely consequences of different management options and to inform polic...

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Analysis of desert plant community growth patterns with high temporal resolution satellite spectra.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Peters, A. J. & Eve, M. D. & Holt, E. H. & Whitford, W. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The study of a desert landscape consisting of C3 shrublands and C4 grasslands demonstrated the feasibility of mapping desertification processes on a r...

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Population dynamics of the sheep blowfly Lucilia sericata: seasonal patterns and implications for control.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Cruickshank, I. & Wall, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The infestation of sheep with blowfly larvae (sheep strike) is a significant animal welfare and economic problem in many regions of the world. Impr...

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The influence of landscape composition and configuration on crop yield resilience.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Redhead, J. W. & Oliver, T. H. & Woodcock, B. A. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable agriculture aims to produce sufficient food while minimizing environmental damage. To achieve this, we need to understand the role of agri...

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Spring Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) predicts annual variation in timing of peak faecal crude protein in mountain ungulates.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Hamel, S. & Garel, M. & Festa-Bianchet, M. & Gaillard, J. M. & Côté, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) has been used to assess the relationships between habitat quality and animal life-h...

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Human-induced biotic invasions and changes in plankton interaction networks.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Kratina, P. & Mac Nally, R. & Kimmerer, W. J. & Thomson, J. R. & Winder, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pervasive and accelerating changes to ecosystems due to human activities remain major sources of uncertainty in predicting the structure and dynamics ...

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Inferring spatial structure from time-series data: using multivariate state-space models to detect metapopulation structure of California sea lions in the Gulf of California, Mexico.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Ward, E. J. & Chirakkal, H. & González-Suárez, M. & Aurioles-Gamboa, D. & Holmes, E. E. & Gerber, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding spatial structure and identifying subpopulations are critical for estimating population growth rates and extinction risk, and as such es...

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Testing the effectiveness of climate change adaptation principles for biodiversity conservation.

Published online: 18 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Oliver, T. & Girardello, M. & Redhead, J. & Roy, D. & Gillings, S. & Newson, S. & Pearce-Higgins, J. & Siriwardena, G. & Harley, M. & Hodgson, N. & Morecroft, M. D. & Duffield, S. J. & Crick, H. Q. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Within the UK conservation community, the most widely quoted sets of adaptation principles are those produced for the UK Biodiversity Partnership and ...

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Environmental and economic factors determine the number of feral goats commercially harvested in Western Australia.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Forsyth, D. M. & Parkes, J. P. & Woolnough, A. P. & Pickles, G. & Collins, M. & Gordon, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many species of wildlife are harvested for sale but there are few time-series analyses of the factors determining the number of animals harvested. Eco...

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