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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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Rate of spread of fires in Calluna vulgaris-dominated moorlands.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Davies, G. M. & Legg, C. J. & Smith, A. A. & MacDonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calluna-dominated heaths occur throughout Europe but are in decline across their range. There is growing interest in using prescribed burning for thei...

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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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Mean wind patterns and snow depths in an alpine-subalpine ecosystem as measured by damage to coniferous trees.

Published online: 29 May 1996

Authors: Woolridge, G. L. & Musselman, R. C. & Sommerfeld, R. A. & Fox, D. G. & Connell, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deformations of Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) and subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) trees were surveyed for the purpose of determining climatic ...

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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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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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Aerial activity of linyphiid spiders: modelling dispersal distances from meteorology and behaviour.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Thomas, C. F. G. & Brain, P. & Jepson, P. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dispersal parameters are critical for modelling spatially dynamic populations yet remain among the most difficult to quantify. Linyphiid spider aerial...

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A technique for determining resistance to mass transfer through the boundary layers of plants with complex structure.

Published online: 16 Nov 1969

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & Ludlow, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shoots of Picea sitchensis and Calluna vulgaris were covered with a thin layer of gypsum, which held sufficient water to give good estimates of evapor...

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A technique for determining resistance to mass transfer through the boundary layers of plants with complex structure.

Published online: 21 Dec 1971

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & Ludlow, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shoots of Calluna vulgaris were covered in a thin layer of gypsum which held sufficient water to give good estimates of evaporation rate and surface t...

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A technique for determining resistance to mass transfer through the boundary layers of plants with complex structure.

Published online: 11 Jan 1971

Authors: Landsberg, J. J. & Ludlow, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shoots of Calluna vulgaris were covered in a thin layer of gypsum which held sufficient water to give good estimates of evaporation rate and surface t...

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