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Revegetation of an Arctic disturbed site by native tundra species.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Chapin, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Succession on an organic tundra soil in interior Alaska was monitored for 10 growing seasons following removal of vegetation. Exotic grasses (reed can...

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Look again: revising ideas about the greening of Alaska's Arctic tundra.

Published online: 07 Jun 2017

Authors: Koch, G.

Content type: Bulletin

Alaska's Arctic tundra is one of the most rapidly warming regions in the world. For years, scientists have been working to interpret the effects of it...

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Complementary impacts of small rodents and semi-domesticated ungulates limit tall shrub expansion in the tundra.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Ravolainen, V. T. & Bråthen, K. A. & Yoccoz, N. G. & Nguyen, J. K. & Ims, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While shrubs appear to be expanding in Arctic tundra due to climatic warming, patches of tall shrubs in riparian habitats are most likely to colonize ...

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Changes in soil properties and vegetation following disturbance of Alaskan arctic tundra.

Published online: 01 Jan 1982

Authors: Chapin, F. S., III & Shaver, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Soil characteristics and vegetation were studied in vehicle tracks and adjacent undisturbed tundra along local moisture gradients at four sites in nor...

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Vehicle tracks on high Arctic tundra: their effects on the soil, vegetation, and soil arthropods.

Published online: 04 Nov 1995

Authors: Kevan, P. G. & Forbes, B. C. & Kevan, S. M. & Behan-Pelletier, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Examination of the effects of vehicle and pedestrian tracks of known age (13 or more years) and intensity of use (single to multiple passages) on vege...

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Major uses of land in the United States, 2012.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bigelow, D. P. & Borchers, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The United States has a total land area of about 2.3 billion acres. In 2012, the major land uses were grassland pasture and rangeland at 655 million a...

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Highways associated with expansion of boreal scavengers into the alpine tundra of fennoscandia.

Published online: 21 Nov 2020

Authors: Rød-Eriksen, L. & Skrutvold, J. & Herfindal, I. & Jensen, H. & Eide, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation may affect species distributions through, for example, altered resource availability and shifts in species interactions. Fragmen...

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Demographic patterns of seedling establishment and growth of native graminoids in an Alaskan tundra disturbance.

Published online: 17 Feb 1984

Authors: Gartner, B. L. & Chapin, F. S., III & Shaver, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Presence or absence of buried seed was the major factor governing natural revegetation of a bulldozed disturbance in Alaskan tussock tundra. The viabl...

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Effects of reindeer browsing on tundra willow and its associated insect herbivores.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Herder, M. den & Virtanen, R. & Roininen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Browsing by large mammals may strongly constrain the growth and reproduction of woody plants, and may alter the food quality and resource availability...

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Sámi knowledge and ecosystem-based adaptation strategies for managing pastures under threat from multiple land uses.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Hausner, V. H. & Engen, S. & Brattland, C. & Fauchald, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) relies upon the capacity of ecosystems to buffer communities against the adverse impacts of climate change. Maintaini...

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