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Effects of moor-draining on the hydrology and vegetation of northern Pennine blanket bog.

Published online: 25 Apr 1992

Authors: Stewart, A. J. A. & Lance, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-table depths on high-level blanket bog were compared at different distances from moor-drains and with depths on nearby undrained bog. Cover-abun...

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The effect of height of water table on the growth of Holcus lanatus with reference to Lolium perenne.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Watt, T. A. & Haggar, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants of Holcus lanatus and Lolium perenne were grown in monoculture and in a 50:50 mixture in free-draining conditions and with the water table at 5...

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Restoration of drained peatlands in southern Finland: initial effects on vegetation change and CO2 balance.

Published online: 02 Dec 1999

Authors: Komulainen, V. M. & Tuittila, E. S. & Vasander, H. & Laine, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Components of the CO2 balance for a drained minerotrophic fen and a drained ombrotrophic bog in Finland were measured for permanent plots using static...

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Coastal plain soils and geomorphology: a key to understanding forest hydrology.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Williams, T. M. & Amatya, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In the 1950s, Coile published a simple classification of southeastern coastal soils using three characteristics: drainage class, sub-soil depth, and s...

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A simple device for recording maximum and minimum water-table levels in soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Boggie, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A hole (10 cm diam.) made in the ground to below the min. expected depth of water table and lined with wire mesh contains a polythene bottle 'float' t...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus sylvestris in plantation conditions. III. A comparison of soil water changes and estimates of total evaporation on four afforested sites and one grass-covered site.

Published online: 26 Feb 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J. & Fourt, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

cf. F.A. 26 No. 1678.] Gypsum electrical-resistance blocks were used to follow changes in soil moisture on four forested sites and one grass-covered s...

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Studies in the water relations of Pinus srlvestris in plantation conditions. II. The annual cycle of soil moisture change and derived estimates of evaporation.

Published online: 22 May 1965

Authors: Rutter, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tensiometers and electrical-resistance blocks were used to measure water tensions and, indirectly, water contents of a sandy-clay soil under a 16-year...

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The effect of ground water level on water movement in peat : a study using tritiated water.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: Knight, A. H. & Boggie, R. & Shepherd, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water table levels in 5 plots were maintained at different heights (0 to 0.34 m below surface) by a system of ditches and weirs. Water containing 40 m...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Predicting plant species' responses to river regulation: the role of water level fluctuations.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Leyer, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the main targets of river regulation with dams and dykes is the stabilization of highly fluctuating water tables. While there is information ab...

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