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Changes in soil fungal communities following anthropogenic disturbance are linked to decreased lodgepole pine seedling performance.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Beck, J. L. & Cale, J. A. & Rodriguez-Ramos, J. C. & Kanekar, S. S. & Karst, J. & Cahill, J. F. & Simard, S. W. & Erbilgin, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Disturbances are frequent events across the Canadian boreal forest and can affect both below- and above-ground ecosystem processes. How disturbances c...

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Spatiotemporal variation in disturbance impacts derived from simultaneous tracking of aircraft and shorebirds.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Kolk, H. J. van der & Allen, A. M. & Ens, B. J. & Oosterbeek, K. & Jongejans, E. & Pol, M. van de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Assessing the impacts of disturbance over large areas and long time periods is crucial for nature management, but also challenging since impacts depen...

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Is salvage logging effectively dampening bark beetle outbreaks and preserving forest carbon stocks?

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Dobor, L. & Hlásny, T. & Rammer, W. & Zimová, S. & Barka, I. & Seidl, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Salvage logging is one of most frequently applied management responses to forest disturbances world-wide. As forest disturbances are increasing, so to...

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The resilience of calcareous and mesotrophic grasslands following disturbance.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Hirst, R. A. & Pywell, R. F. & Marrs, R. H. & Putwain, P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding habitat disturbance and recovery is vital for successful conservation management and restoration, particularly of subseral communities w...

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Resilience and regime shifts: do novel communities impede ecological recovery in a historically metal-contaminated stream?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Wolff, B. A. & Duggan, S. B. & Clements, W. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Novel communities that result from exposure to contaminants and other anthropogenic stressors often persist in ecosystems that have experienced regime...

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The fragility of ecosystems: a review.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Nilsson, C. & Grelsson, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The identification of species, communities, or ecosystems that are likely to be strongly damaged by human activities (i.e. that are fragile) forms an ...

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Increasing spatial dispersion in ecosystem restoration mitigates risk in disturbance-driven environments.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Fivash, G. S. & Belzen, J. van & Temmink, R. J. M. & Didderen, K. & Lengkeek, W. & Heide, T. van der & Bouma, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many vegetated ecosystems, including drylands, coastal dunes, salt marshes and seagrass meadows, inhabit environments frequently disturbed by the eros...

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Sand dynamics in coastal dune landscapes constrain diversity and life-history characteristics of spiders.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Bonte, D. & Lens, L. & Maelfait, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In fragmented landscapes where natural disturbance acts at the local level, community composition can be altered either by 'species-by-species matchin...

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Reproductive failure of a human-tolerant species, the American kestrel, is associated with stress and human disturbance.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Strasser, E. H. & Heath, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rapid increase of human activity in wild and developed areas presents novel challenges for wildlife. Some species may use human-dominated landscap...

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Functional responses of multitaxa communities to disturbance and stress gradients in a restored floodplain.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Fournier, B. & Gillet, F. & Bayon, R. C. le & Mitchell, E. A. D. & Moretti, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trait-based approaches can reveal the mechanisms through which disturbances or stress impact communities, allowing comparisons of the role of differen...

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