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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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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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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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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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The distribution of breeding birds around upland wind farms.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Stephen, L. & Langston, R. H. W. & Bainbridge, I. P. & Bullman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is an urgent need for climate change mitigation, of which the promotion of renewable energy, such as from wind farms, is an important component....

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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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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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The effect of windspeed on the growth of grasses.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Russell, G. & Grace, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plants of Festuca arundinacea and Lolium perenne were exposed to constant wind speeds of 1.1, 4.0, 7.4, or 10.0 m/s in a controlled-environment wind t...

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Factors affecting carcass detection at wind farms using dogs and human searchers.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Domínguez del Valle, J. & Cervantes Peralta, F. & Jaquero Arjona, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of detection dogs to effectively monitor bird and bat fatalities at wind farms is becoming increasingly popular. All studies to date agree tha...

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The biting habits of Leptoconops bequaerti. II. Effect of meteorological conditions on biting activity; 24 hour and seasonal cycles.

Published online: 22 May 1969

Authors: Kettle, D. S. & Linley, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is based largely on the authors' summary. Some of the factors that contribute to changes in the biting rate of L. becquaerti with time (...

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