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A view from above: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) provide a new tool for assessing liana infestation in tropical forest canopies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Waite, C. E. & Heijden, G. M. F. van der & Field, R. & Boyd, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forests store and sequester large quantities of carbon, mitigating climate change. Lianas (woody vines) are important tropical forest compone...

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Repurposing open-source data from weather radars to reduce the costs of aerial waterbird surveys.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Rogers, R. M. & Buler, J. & Clancy, T. & Campbell, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Aerial counts are the primary means of monitoring waterbird populations. A valid population assessment requires a significant proportion of the popula...

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Using UAV-mounted thermal cameras to detect the presence of nesting nightjar in upland clear-fell: a case study in South Wales, UK.

Published online: 12 Apr 2021

Authors: Shewring, M. P. & Vafidis, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Confirming the presence and location of European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus nests is a significant fieldwork challenge in ecological monitoring...

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Escape responses of terrestrial and aquatic birds to drones: towards a code of practice to minimize disturbance.

Published online: 30 Nov 2020

Authors: Weston, M. A. & O'Brien, C. & Kostoglou, K. N. & Symonds, M. R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Advances in human technology can lead to widespread and rapid increases in interactions between wildlife and potentially disturbing stimuli. The recre...

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Moving out of town? The status of alien plants in high-Arctic Svalbard, and a method for monitoring of alien flora in high-risk, polar environments.

Published online: 17 Apr 2021

Authors: Bartlett, J. C. & Bakke-Westergaard, K. & Paulsen, I. M. G. & Wedegärtner, R. E. M. & Wilken, F. & Ravolainen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Rising human activity in the Arctic, combined with a warming climate, increases the probability of introduction and establishment of alien plant speci...

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