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Relative effects of vehicle pollution, moisture and colonization sources on urban lichens.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Coffey, H. M. P. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lichens are sensitive to pollution and have therefore been used as air quality indicators. While the distribution of lichens within cities may reflect...

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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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Predicting locations of moose-vehicle collisions in Sweden.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Seiler, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal-vehicle collisions are a serious problem for road planners and biologists concerned with traffic safety, species conservation and animal welfar...

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Controlled experiments on soil compaction produced by off-road vehicles in the Mojave Desert, California.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Adams, J. A. & Endo, A. S. & Stolzy, L. H. & Rowlands, P. G. & Johnson, H. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vehicle tracks were made by up to 100 motorcycle and four-wheel drive passes in the Mojave Desert of California on a Typic Haplargid and a Typic Torri...

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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches in southeastern North Carolina were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by ...

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The resistance of a chalk grassland to disturbance.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: Hirst, R. A. & Pywell, R. F. & Marrs, R. H. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concepts of ecosystem stability, resilience and resistance have been discussed theoretically for nearly three decades. Understanding the effects of ha...

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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by off-road vehicles the other had...

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Vehicle traffic shapes grizzly bear behaviour on a multiple-use landscape.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Northrup, J. M. & Pitt, J. & Muhly, T. B. & Stenhouse, G. B. & Musiani, M. & Boyce, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads cause functional habitat loss, alter movement patterns and can become ecological traps for wildlife. Many of the negative effects of roads are l...

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The effect of trampling on a chalk grassland ecosystem.

Published online: 07 Jul 1972

Authors: Chappell, H. G. & Ainsworth, J. F. & Cameron, R. A. D. & Et Al.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The area, subjected to pressure by pedestrians and vehicles, was divided into 3 zones according to the intensity of wear. Significant differences in t...

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The impact of a road upon adjacent heathland vegetation: effects on plant species composition.

Published online: 30 Jun 1997

Authors: Angold, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of a road upon heathland vegetation was investigated at five sites adjacent to the main trunk road through the New Forest, Hampshire, UK, w...

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