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Macroinvertebrate distributions and the conservation value of aquatic Coleoptera, Mollusca and Odonata in the ditches of traditionally managed and grazing fen at Wicken Fen, UK.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Painter, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-filled ditches are an important ecological feature of lowland Britain. Originally dug to facilitate wetland drainage, ditches often provide refu...

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Changing weather conditions and floating plants in temperate drainage ditches.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Peeters, E. T. H. M. & Zuidam, J. P. van & Zuidam, B. G. van & Nes, E. H. van & Kosten, S. & Heuts, P. G. M. & Roijackers, R. M. M. & Netten, J. J. C. & Scheffer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dominance of free-floating plants such as duckweed is undesirable as it indicates eutrophication. The objectives of this study are to investigate whet...

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Coastal plain soils and geomorphology: a key to understanding forest hydrology.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Williams, T. M. & Amatya, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In the 1950s, Coile published a simple classification of southeastern coastal soils using three characteristics: drainage class, sub-soil depth, and s...

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Transformations of nitrogen following the application of 15N-labelled cattle urine to an established grass sward.

Published online: 10 Nov 1990

Authors: Whitehead, D. C. & Bristow, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cattle urine, labelled with 15N urea, was applied in August 1987 at a rate equivalent to 74 g N/m2 to a series of confined microplots, at Hurley, UK, ...

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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Evaluating ecosystem goods and services after restoration of marginal upland peatlands in South-West England.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Grand-Clement, E. & Anderson, K. & Smith, D. & Luscombe, D. & Gatis, N. & Ross, M. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the UK, drainage for agricultural reclamation during the 19th and 20th centuries is responsible for an alteration of the ecological and hydrologica...

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Input and output of minerals for an area of Pennine moorland: The importance of precipitation, drainage, peat erosion and animals.

Published online: 28 Aug 1967

Authors: Crisp, D. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An outline balance sheet for water, Na, K, Ca, P and N was constructed for a stream catchment of 83 ha. The catchment surface comprised 11-20% eroding...

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Inundated parcels for meadow birds.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Visser, T. & Melman, D. & Buij, R. & Schotman, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Parcel inundation has become a common management practice within agricultural nature conservation areas within the Netherlands. Research has been cond...

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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Gill, J. A. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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