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The role of ecosystems and their management in regulating climate, and soil, water and air quality.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Smith, P. & Ashmore, M. R. & Black, H. I. J. & Burgess, P. J. & Evans, C. D. & Quine, T. A. & Thomson, A. M. & Hicks, K. & Orr, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems have a critical role in regulating climate, and soil, water and air quality, but management to change an ecosystem process in support of on...

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Factors of importance for the epiphytic vegetation of aspen Populus tremula with special emphasis on bark chemistry and soil chemistry.

Published online: 04 Aug 1995

Authors: Gustafsson, L. & Eriksson, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The epiphytic vegetation of 60 stems of aspen (Populus tremula) was studied in a 16-ha forest area near Uppsala, Sweden. The cover of bryophytes and o...

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Mitigation or disturbance? Effects of liming on macroinvertebrate assemblage structure and leaf-litter decomposition in the humic streams of northern Sweden.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: McKie, B. G. & Petrin, Z. & Malmqvist, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stream liming can alleviate the effects of anthropogenic acidification but itself constitutes a substantial ecosystem-level perturbation. Acidity in t...

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Impacts of stream acidification on litter breakdown: implications for assessing ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Dangles, O. & Gessner, M. O. & Guerold, F. & Chauvet, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Scientific understanding of acidification in aquatic ecosystems relies on effective assessment, which at present is mostly limited to chemical and som...

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In search for key biogeochemical factors affecting plant species persistence in heathland and acidic grasslands: a comparison of common and rare species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Kleijn, D. & Bekker, R. M. & Bobbink, R. & Graaf, M. C. C. de & Roelofs, J. G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the last century, many plant species typical of heathland and nutrient-poor acidic grasslands have become rare whereas others have remained com...

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Restoration and recovery from acidification in upland Welsh streams over 25 years.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Ormerod, S. J. & Durance, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Streams affected by acid deposition should now be recovering biologically, but long-term assessments are scarce. Here, we use the experimental catchme...

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The growth of white clover (Trifolium repens) in five sown hill swards grazed by sheep.

Published online: 01 Nov 1988

Authors: Wilman, D. & Simpson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth of Trifolium repens was studied in 5 hill swards in Wales, sown 10-39 years before with seed mixtures containing T. repens and Lolium perenne a...

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Decomposer communities in human-impacted streams: species dominance rather than richness affects leaf decomposition.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tolkkinen, M. & Mykrä, H. & Markkola, A. M. & Aisala, H. & Vuori, K. M. & Lumme, J. & Pirttilä, A. M. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is compelling evidence that anthropogenic disturbance can decrease biodiversity and impair ecological functioning. A major challenge to biodiver...

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