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Global warming and eutrophication: effects on water chemistry and autotrophic communities in experimental hypertrophic shallow lake mesocosms.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Feuchtmayr, H. & Moran, R. & Hatton, K. & Connor, L. & Heyes, T. & Moss, B. & Harvey, I. & Atkinson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shallow lakes are important components of the biosphere, but they are also highly vulnerable to damage from human activities in their catchments, such...

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Long-term changes in the trophic level of the Celtic Sea fish community and fish market price distribution.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Pinnegar, J. K. & Jennings, S. & O'Brien, C. M. & Polunin, N. V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. The intensive exploitation of fish communities often leads to substantial reductions in the abundance of target species, with ramifications for the...

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The role of dispersal levels, Allee effects and community resistance as zooplankton communities respond to environmental change.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Gray, D. K. & Arnott, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Worldwide, freshwater zooplankton communities have been subjected to multiple environmental stressors including acidification, invasive species introd...

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Evidence-based restoration of freshwater biodiversity after mining: experience from Central European spoil heaps.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Kolar, V. & Tichanek, F. & Tropek, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-mining freshwater habitats can serve as secondary habitats for threatened species. Being globally plentiful, their efficient restoration should b...

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Urbanization and wetland communities: applying metacommunity theory to understand the local and landscape effects.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Johnson, P. T. J. & Hoverman, J. T. & McKenzie, V. J. & Blaustein, A. R. & Richgels, K. L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urbanization is a growing threat to ecological communities and has become a leading cause of population extirpations in a wide range of taxa. Because ...

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The effects of weirs on structural stream habitat and biological communities.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Mueller, M. & Pander, J. & Geist, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most of the world's rivers are affected by dams and weirs. Information on the quantitative and qualitative effects of weirs across biological communit...

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The efficacy and ecological impacts of herbicide and cutting regimes on the submerged plant communities of four British rivers. II. A multivariate analysis of the effects of management regimes on macrophyte communities.

Published online: 08 Dec 1990

Authors: Fox, A. M. & Murphy, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Macrophyte abundance scores derived from percentage frequencies from permanent transects in four rivers were subjected to DECORANA and TWINSPAN multiv...

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Pollution-induced community tolerance as a measure of species interaction in toxicity assessment.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: McClellan, K. & Altenburger, R. & Schmitt-Jansen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The assessment of the environmental hazards posed by chemical pollutants typically results from single-species tests that are extrapolated to ecosyste...

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Design and methods of the U.S. Geological Survey Northeast Stream Quality Assessment (NESQA), 2016.

Published online: 11 Sep 2019

Authors: Coles, J. F. & Riva-Murray, K. & Metre, P. C. van & Button, D. T. & Bell, A. H. & Qi, S. L. & Journey, C. A. & Sheibley, R. W.

Content type: Bulletin

During 2016, as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Project (NAWQA), the U.S. Geological Survey conducted the Northeast Stream Quality Asses...

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How common road salts and organic additives alter freshwater food webs: in search of safer alternatives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Schuler, M. S. & Hintz, W. D. & Jones, D. K. & Lind, L. A. & Mattes, B. M. & Stoler, A. B. & Sudol, K. A. & Relyea, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The application of deicing road salts began in the 1940s and has increased drastically in regions where snow and ice removal is critical for transport...

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