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Wind tipping curves - assessing the anchorage and wind load of urban trees by motion monitoring.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Rust, S. & Göcke, L. & Detter, A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

To date, the anchorage and wind load of urban trees can only be assessed in static load tests. These are complex and expensive, and the reliability of...

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Minimal effects of wind turbines on the distribution of wintering farmland birds.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Devereux, C. L. & Denny, M. J. H. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy production from wind power is increasing rapidly in Europe to help combat the threats from global warming. For example, the European Commission...

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Weak relationship between risk assessment studies and recorded mortality in wind farms.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ferrer, M. & Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Casado, E. & Muñoz, A. R. & Bechard, M. J. & Calabuig, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms generate little or no pollution. However, one of their main adverse impacts is bird mortality through collisions with turbine rotors. Envir...

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Greater impacts of wind farms on bird populations during construction than subsequent operation: results of a multi-site and multi-species analysis.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Stephen, L. & Douse, A. & Langston, R. H. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There has been a rapid increase in the development of renewable energy because of the need to combat climate change. One of the most widely used techn...

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Collision fatality of raptors in wind farms does not depend on raptor abundance.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Whitfield, D. P. & Ferrer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of wind farms is increasing worldwide. Despite their purported environmental benefits, wind energy developments are not without potential a...

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A numerical investigation of the momentum balance of a Spruce forest.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & Jarvis, P. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The bulk aerodynamic characteristics of a Picea sitchensis forest near Aberdeen, and hence the relation between the shearing stress on the top of the ...

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Wind profiles in plant canopies: studies on an analytical model.

Published online: 20 Oct 1972

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & James, G. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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A predictive model for improving placement of wind turbines to minimise collision risk potential for a large soaring raptor.

Published online: 14 Aug 2021

Authors: Murgatroyd, M. & Bouten, W. & Amar, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With the rapid growth of wind energy developments world-wide, it is critical that the negative impacts on wildlife are considered and mitigated. This ...

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Effects of wind farms and food scarcity on a large scavenging bird species following an epidemic of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Martínez-Abraín, A. & Tavecchia, G. & Regan, H. M. & Jiménez, J. & Surroca, M. & Oro, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms are emerging as a major cause of mortality of large scavenging bird species, which may be catastrophic when they operate in concert with ot...

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Wind profiles in plant canopies: studies on an analytical model.

Published online: 06 Nov 1971

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & James, G. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Discusses the theory of canopy flow models, and gives wind profiles measured at various heights in an unthinned stand of Sitka Spruce in Scotland, and...

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